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Deadly Heartworm Disease

April 29th, 2014 by Petplan Australia
When it comes to the potentially deadly heartworm disease, prevention is better than treatment. It is important that vets and dog owners discuss preventative care options. Recently, an expert panel in Australia has devel
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Toxic Easter Eggs

April 16th, 2014 by Petplan Australia
With Easter just around the corner pet owners will have a lot more chocolate around the house, and veterinary clinics will be seeing a lot more chocolate ingestion by dogs. Chocolate is a wonderful treat for humans, but
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DIY Easter Treats for Dogs

April 16th, 2014 by Petplan Australia
Treat your pooch to a healthy treat this Easter long weekend. It’s quick, easy and inexpensive. You can even have children make these fun treats for their pet as a great Easter project. Be sure to check with your
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Fido Facts | Komondor

April 3rd, 2014 by Petplan Australia
Appearance A mop on four legs? The Bob Marley dog? The Whoopie Goldberg dog? The Komondor has been given a few silly nicknames over the years. Whether you refer to this breed with a nickname or as the Komondor it is clea
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Feline Parvovirus

March 28th, 2014 by Petplan Australia
What is Feline Parvovirus? Feline parvovirus is a virus that can cause severe disease and even death in cats, particularly kittens. The disease is also known as feline infectious enteritis (FIE) and feline panleukopenia.
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Fido Facts | Old English Sheepdog

March 26th, 2014 by Petplan Australia
Appearance The Old English Sheepdog (OES) is most often recognized by it’s shaggy, double coat. The OES’s coat is long with a textured outer coat and a soft, waterproof undercoat. These dogs’ coats come
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Fido Facts | Australian Shepherd

March 20th, 2014 by Petplan Australia
Appearance The Australian Shepherd is often noted for it’s medium lenght wavy coat that has a thick undercoat and comes in a range of colours. Australian Shepherds or “Aussies” cab be blue merle, red me
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Breed Specific Legislation (Australia)

March 20th, 2014 by Petplan Australia
At Petplan we are pet lovers, too. Our team at Petplan HQ love all cats and dogs regardless of breed. The following details have been provided for your information only and it is important to note that Petplan Australas
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Working Breed List

March 6th, 2014 by Petplan Australia
Below is a list of working breeds, as defined by the Australian National Kennel Council Ltd. Click on the name of any working breed that shows up in blue to view the breed’s Fido Facts profile. Australian Cattle Do
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Fido Facts | German Shepherd

March 6th, 2014 by Petplan Australia
Appearance The German Shepherd’s coat is generally a mixture of black, fawn and gold. Dogs may also have pure black or pure white coats but the true colour of a German Shepherd is not known until the puppy coat is