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First Time Horse Riding Mistakes

March 11th, 2019 by Petplan Australia
Riding a Horse for the first time will be far from perfect. There are many things to learn and many mistakes you’ll make along the way. But there are some lessons that you don’t need to learn for yourself. Securing
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Popular Names of 2019: The Doggy Edition

March 7th, 2019 by Petplan Australia
Following on from our last blog, the most popular cat names, we decided to take a look at which names took the top spot for dogs this year. Surprisingly, some names still haven’t been knocked out of the top 5 for four
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Popular Names of 2019: Cats

March 4th, 2019 by Petplan Australia
Already being two months in to the year, Petplan decided to take a look at which cat names have been popular so far in 2019. Did your cat make it on to the list? Coco Milo Simba Jasper Loki Oscar Frankie Luna Mia Cleo M
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Hair Whorls

February 28th, 2019 by Petplan Australia
Most people will be familiar with a cowlick – the part in someone’s hair that no matter what you do to it, it won’t do what it’s told and will often go against the natural flow of your hair. Horses have very simi
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Introducing Cats and Dogs

February 25th, 2019 by Petplan Australia
  Although the perception is that cats and dogs cannot live together peacefully, introducing them to one another correctly could be the foundation of a happy friendship. This perfect introduction will require some p
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Horse Vision

February 21st, 2019 by Petplan Australia
  You may think that horses see the same as us; however they don’t see the world like we do. It will forever be a mystery as to exactly what horses see, although scientists have studied the components of their eye
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Can you Really Afford a Pet?

February 18th, 2019 by Petplan Australia
Owning a pet can be an extremely rewarding experience. We all know we would love a little companion to be by our side. So it is an exciting time you decide you would like to have a new family addition. However, amongst 
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Reading your Dog’s Body Language

February 14th, 2019 by Petplan Australia
  The more time you spend with your canine companion, the easier it is to read their body language. You start to pick up on every little detail from their positioning and posture to their overall behaviour and emoti
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Road Rules for Horses

February 11th, 2019 by Petplan Australia
As a horse owner, sometimes it is a must to walk our horses on roads in order for them to get exercise or to take them to a new area. However, do you really know the road rules when it comes to riders and what you must f
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Interpreting the Tail

February 7th, 2019 by Petplan Australia
Cat’s have many different ways of expressing their feelings and communicating. It is common for us humans to interpret what our cat may be feeling by paying close attention to their posture, facial expressions and