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Fireworks & Pets Don’t Mix

January 24th, 2014 by Petplan Australia
Many people associate Australia Day, among other holidays and summer festivals, with fireworks. Fireworks are beautiful, exciting and… LOUD! If you have a dog, cat or horse then you probably have already noticed th
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Cat Facts | Australian Edition

January 24th, 2014 by Petplan Australia
Appearance Its general shape is like that of a well-balanced domestic cat. The coat is short but dense and soft with a pattern made up of darker spots on a lighter, ‘misted’ ground. The background colour is a
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Canine Parvovirus

January 24th, 2014 by Petplan Australia
What is Canine Parvovirus? Canine parvovirus is a highly contagious disease of dogs. The virus is acute and typically attacks cells lining the gastrointestinal tract. Parvo affects dogs of all ages, but most cases occ
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Fido Facts | Australian Edition

January 21st, 2014 by Petplan Australia
Australian Kelpie Appearance The Kelpie breed has developed into two distinct strains; the original ‘Working Kelpie’ and the more recent ‘Bench Kelpie’. Both strains are athletic with muscular sh
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DIY Dog Agility Equipment

January 20th, 2014 by Petplan Australia
Create an agility course for your dog to keep him fit and entertained. Agility is a fun way to bond with your pet and gives your dog a chance to exercise some of his natural instincts. You don’t need to spend a for
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Prevent Skin Problems in Dogs & Cats

January 17th, 2014 by Petplan Australia
A happy pet is a healthy pet! One indicator of your cat or dog’s well being is their fur or hair. Your pet’s coat should be strong and shiny. It’s beneficial to get to know the ideal coat qualities of y
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Stress & Your Pet: Key to Happiness

January 15th, 2014 by Petplan Australia
Your pet’s mental health is just as important as his physical health when it comes to quality of life and longevity so be sure to make the effort to nurture his mind. If you are concerned about your dog or cat̵
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Your Pet’s Mental Health

January 15th, 2014 by Petplan Australia
Everyone wants their dog or cat to be happy but sometimes it isn’t as simple as treats and belly rubs. Your pet’s mental health is just as important as his physical health when it comes to quality of life and
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Should You Microchip Your Pet?

January 15th, 2014 by Petplan Australia
What is a microchip? A microchip is a small electronic device placed under your pet’s skin (usually at the scruff of the neck) for identification purposes.The chip is only about the size of a grain of rice, and is
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Your Pet’s Oral Health

January 14th, 2014 by Petplan Australia
As is the case with humans, oral health is directly linked to your pet’s overall well-being so it is important to keep your pet’s mouth in tip top shape. It is easiest to introduce an oral care routine to you