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Prevention and Control of Flies For Horses

December 22nd, 2016 by Petplan Australia
Flies are a common pest when working with horses and are often irritatingly persistent. Not only are they annoying, flies can also be carriers for human and horse related diseases. Horses tend to stomp when flies land on
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Keeping your pets safe during the festive season

December 20th, 2016 by Petplan Australia
The holiday season is almost here, with everyone gearing up for some time off with friends and family. As we finish off our Christmas shopping and prepare for visitors or travelling, it is important to keep our pet’s h

Would You Know What To Do If Your Pet Was Involved In An Accident?

December 16th, 2016 by Petplan Australia
In the case of an emergency where your pet is involved in the accident, it is important to stay calm and not panic as your pets survival may count on you. Call your vet as soon as possible as they can advise you what to
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Travel Tips For Taking Your Pet on Holidays

December 15th, 2016 by Petplan Australia
What is a holiday when you can’t take every member of the family, and that includes your pets. Many people feel as though their dog or cat is a major part of their family and couldn’t bare leaving them at home or in

How Expensive is Horse Insurance?

December 15th, 2016 by Petplan Australia
Horses are an extremely expensive investment, and therefore should be protected. Not only is it the general expenses that comes with buying a horse, their vet bills are quite substantially larger than most other domestic
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Finding The Right Breeder For You

December 12th, 2016 by Petplan Australia
Choosing the breed of your new puppy is a completely personal decision, as it is ultimately you who they will be spending their life with. Before deciding on the breed, ask yourself these questions: Will this breed fit i
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Horse weight management

December 6th, 2016 by Petplan Australia
As with humans, when it comes to horses, maintaining a healthy weight is key to overall wellbeing. Being over or underweight can cause a whole range of problems from issues with your horse’s hooves to problems with the
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Why does my dog lick my face?

December 6th, 2016 by Petplan Australia
Love it or loather it, face-licking is a common and natural canine behaviour. Rather than simply being the equivalent of an affectionate doggy kiss, it signifies different things depending on the situation. It might expr
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Summer: Dogs

December 6th, 2016 by Petplan Australia
Dogs remain as eager to play as ever in warmer weather and with summer on the way it’s worth remembering that, as they can only regulate their body temperature by panting, they’re susceptible to heat stroke. Here are
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What to know if you’re buying a Labradoodle

December 5th, 2016 by Petplan Australia
There are many aspects that potential dog owners need to consider before acquiring a dog or puppy and each have their own unique personalities and health care needs. Petplan takes a look at the origins, temperament and