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The Importance of Sticking to One Vet

August 12th, 2014 by Petplan Australia
Many Pet owners use multiple vets for the care of their precious pets; however, this practice could be detrimental to your pet’s health and well-being in the case of an illness. At Petplan we are on a campaign to get p
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Top 10 Most Expensive Dog Breeds

July 18th, 2014 by Petplan Australia
We all know dogs are man’s best friend but in some cases canine companionship doesn’t come cheap. So how much are people paying for a pricey pooch? 10. Irish Wolfhound | $1,500 – $2,000   9. Akita
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Pet Cancer True Stories: Remembering Ra

May 30th, 2014 by Petplan Australia
At Petplan we offer our clients peace of mind knowing that they will be able to provide their pet with the best treatment possible should they fall unexpectedly ill or get injured in an accident. More often than not our
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Veterinarians & Social Media Marketing

May 23rd, 2014 by Petplan Australia
More and more vet practices are using social media and web design as part of their standard portfolio of marketing tools. Is it wise to introduce social media as a means of marketing your veterinary practice? How much t
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Pet Cancer & Options for Treatment

May 22nd, 2014 by Petplan Australia
Pet Cancer & Human Emotions For some reason treating cancer brings so much more emotional baggage into my consult room than other equally serious diseases. Take heart failure – its routinely fatal, treatment can ma
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Pet Cancer Symptoms

May 15th, 2014 by Petplan Australia
How can you identify cancer in your pets? Well, first and foremost it is important that we clarify a few of the myths that surround pet cancer. People may believe that if their pet has cancer he would be sick, show signs
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Pet Cancer Myth Busters

May 15th, 2014 by Petplan Australia
1. “If he had cancer, he’d be sick wouldn’t he?” Most cancers don’t make your pet ‘sick’ at first. The most common reason I see a pet with a poor appetite due to cancer as the first symptom is because the g
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Common Cancers in Dogs and Cats

May 7th, 2014 by Petplan Australia
Cancer is common One in three people, dogs and cats will develop a cancer over their lifetime. Some are curable, some are able to be held in remission for periods of time, and some are manageable. Knowing the most common

Is Your Horse Suffering from Mud Fever?

May 6th, 2014 by Petplan Australia
Mud Fever (or Greasy Heel in it’s early stages) is most prevalent when conditions are wet and damp. With the rainy days of autumn and winter on the way to the bottom half of Australia it is important that you famil
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Top 10 Things to Know about Pet Cancer

April 30th, 2014 by Petplan Australia
1. Cancer is not one disease The word cancer (meaning ‘crab’ to describe how it reaches out into the tissues it grows in) describes an abnormal growth with the capacity to grow and kill. Cancers that grow (in differe