cats

Why do cats wag their tail?

January 29th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
While it is commonly known that dogs wag their tail at the sign of excitement or greetings, cats on the other hand, have more mystery surrounding their tail wags. They can portray a range of emotions and feelings through
puppy

How to get your puppy to sleep at night

January 26th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
A new puppy can be very similar to having a young baby in the house, which is why they need to be treated accordingly. We need to teach them how to use the toilet, socialising and very importantly, there sleeping schedul
cat-climbing

How to stop your cat from climbing on everything

January 18th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Cats are curious creatures and seem to everywhere we don’t want them to be. Due to this curiosity, many owners find themselves asking the question – “how do I stop my cat from climbing”. This can relate to your f
horseriding

Horseback riding safety

January 18th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Horseback riding is refreshing, invigorating and fun, but all this excitement comes with risks. Riding your horse is also scary and dangerous to a certain extent. It involves speed, strength and the unpredictable nature
equine-grooming

Horse grooming

January 15th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Grooming your horse should be an activity that is enjoyable for both you and your horse. Daily grooming gives you a chance to bond with the horse while monitoring any changes, injuries and infections. It is advisable to
pet-grooming

Should you shave your pet for summer?

January 11th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
As summer is now in full swing and the days are longer and hotter, we tend to shed clothes until we are down to shorts or swimsuits. As a responsible pet owner, we want what is best for our furry friends. However, is it
bushfire

Pet bushfire safety

January 8th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Are you and your pets ready for bushfires this summer? Bushfires are extremely dangerous and threaten homes and lives of both humans and animals. Having a plan of action in case of an emergency is essential to getting ou
kora

How hot is too hot?

January 4th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Just like us, dogs can suffer from the effects of too much sun, with older dogs most at risk. Heat and sun require dog owners to take some extra precautions to help their canine companions avoid discomfort, sunburn and s
road-trip

Caring for horses in hot weather

December 20th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Summer is a great time to spend outside and in the paddocks with our beloved horses. The extended daylight allows for more rides; however, this summer heat can be dangerous for your horse and can lead to dehydration, let
road-trip

Pets and road trips

December 14th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
As the holidays are fast approaching, many families are planning their vacation that often requires hours in the car. As all pet owners know, holidays are made that much better when your pet can come along too! This is w