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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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