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Strange but wonderful…

August 29th, 2013 by Petplan Australia
In the Pet Insurance industry we are lucky enough to hear about many pet stories. Sometimes it’s a friendly update on one of our member’s recovery after a claim and sometimes it’s something strange but wonderful. A
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Veterinarians: Protect your Career, Practice and Income

August 27th, 2013 by Petplan Australia
Petplan Professional insurance is a must for all veterinarians who are serious about protecting their career, practice and income. Protect your Practice If a break-in occurs at your practice, Petplan Professional insuran

Update: Hendra Virus

July 24th, 2013 by Petplan Australia
Hendra virus infects dogs, and potentially cats Horse owners are vigilantly protecting their horses from the Hendra virus, but did you know that your dog can become ill from it too? Last year a dog in Queensland was put
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How To Keep Your Pets Warm This Winter?

June 26th, 2013 by Petplan Australia
Brr! The weather is cooling down out there and it won’t be long before you need to pull on your winter woollies, cook some soup and cuddle up next to the heater. But what about your furry friends, how can you keep them
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The History of Pets, part 2: Dogs

May 29th, 2013 by Petplan Australia
Ever wondered how dogs moved out of the cold and into our homes and hearts? Writer and pet-lover Julian Hall examines the evidence in this second instalment of Petplan’s series on the history of pets. For tens of thous
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The history of pets, part 1: Cats

May 14th, 2013 by Petplan Australia
Ever wondered how cats and dogs came to share our homes and gardens? In the first of a two-part series for Petplan, writer and pet-lover Julian Hall looks at the history of cats… If you sometimes marvel at how far your
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Where did the Easter Bunny come from?

March 25th, 2013 by Petplan Australia
As you look forward to a long weekend, spare a thought for the Easter Bunny. The poor soul will be flat-out by Easter Monday, having dispatched multi-coloured eggs far and wide, ready for the frenzy of chocolate consumpt
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How to keep your pet content in old age

March 6th, 2013 by Petplan Australia
We all want our animal companions to live long and happy lives, so how can we ensure they stay in optimum health during their advancing years? Victoria Spicer seeks advice from the experts. As with humans, animals’ bod
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Weight gain and upset tummies – What to do?

February 4th, 2013 by Petplan Australia
Eating unusual foods or too many treats can be harmful to your pet. Vet and writer Alison Logan explains what to do if your companion has gained weight or is suffering from an upset tummy NEW FOOD If vomiting and diarrho
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What to do about pet toileting problems

January 23rd, 2013 by Petplan Australia
You never know when your pet might become a toilet rebel. But what’s behind it, and what can you do? Deirdre Vine investigates. ‘Inappropriate elimination’ – two sinister words that strike fear into every pet own