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Grass Seed Season

October 28th, 2013 by Petplan Australia
As the grass gets dryer, grass seed issues can become a problem for pets and owners alike. The good news is that grass seed lodgements are treatable and the earlier that you are able to treat it the better: How to tell i
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How to enter the Petplan and Vets All Natural’s Treat-Face Competition!

October 24th, 2013 by Petplan Australia
Does your dog or cat become super excited when you have a treat? Do they start drooling all over the floor, start doing a little-hoppy dance, run around in circles or try and jump at the treat? Capture that cute, crazy-e
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Ticks can cause respiratory failure or death!

October 9th, 2013 by Petplan Australia
Vets are urging pet owners to be extra attentive to their pets’ behaviours this spring as the incidents of dogs and cats falling ill to ticks rises. Ticks are parasites that feed off blood. They are usually found in ar
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Benefits of Pet Insurance

October 9th, 2013 by Petplan Australia
Petplan pet insurance offers peace of mind for owners and support to the veterinary community. Dog insurance and cat insurance are two of the fastest growing insurance types in Australia. But still many pet owners are un
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A toxic garden?

October 3rd, 2013 by Petplan Australia
Spring has sprung and while it’s the season for kittens, puppies and all things cuddly, it’s also a time when your backyard can turn into a minefield for your furry friends. When the Petplan UK office researc
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Moonbeam, the Springer Spaniel with seven tumours

September 30th, 2013 by Petplan Australia
Petplan is committed to helping all dogs, cats, horses and pet owners during difficult times. In the past three years Moonbeam, a beautiful English Springer Spaniel, had a run of bad luck with thyroid, gastric, ear, and
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Spring: how we love and hate it.

September 30th, 2013 by Petplan Australia
Itchy eyes, sniffily noses and constant sneezing are all tell-tale signs the much loved, and hated, season of Spring has arrived. While we humans automatically reach for the antihistamines to regain some control of our l
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Three things you need to do before getting a dog

September 19th, 2013 by Petplan Australia
Deciding to bring a new dog into your life is exciting, you have decided on the breed, a possible name, purchased the comfiest bed and got all the toys. But before you rush out and bring your new furry family member home
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Why do cats purr?

September 16th, 2013 by Petplan Australia
For a cat lover’s there is no more wonderful sound than your cat’s purr. Rhythmic, calming and solid, a cat’s purr is one of life’s mysteries – or is it? Why do cat’s purr? Mostly we a
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Weight loss tips for overweight dogs

September 13th, 2013 by Petplan Australia
Do you have a chubby Collie? Is your Lab looking a little roly-poly? You’re not alone: canine obesity is a common problem. Vet Marc Abraham explains the tell-tale signs of an overweight dog and offers some tips for get