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Grass Seed Danger

March 28th, 2019 by Petplan Australia
Grass produces seed heads which are shaped like arrows with sharp ends. The sharp ends can stick to your pet and lodge under the skin. Naturally, causing discomfort to dogs. They can lodge anywhere but are mainly found i
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Common Horse Breeds

March 25th, 2019 by Petplan Australia
There are hundreds of different Horse breeds. However, they are all classed into four general types. These include: Hot bloods Warm bloods Cold bloods Ponies These types are categorised by the temperament of the horse, n
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How do I keep the cat off the counter?

March 21st, 2019 by Petplan Australia
Probably one of the most common issues that cat owners find is not being able to keep their cat off the kitchen counter. No matter how much we love our cats, we don’t want to find their fur in our food. So we try and t
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3 Big Fears in Dogs

March 18th, 2019 by Petplan Australia
There are many things that get our dogs feeling anxious or unnerved. Some may seem irrational to us, and some are completely understandable. We take a look at the three of the most common fears in dogs. Being Left Alone
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Travel Tips with your Cat

March 14th, 2019 by Petplan Australia
We’ve all seen the Insta famous cats who travel the world on their fancy boats and are treated to lavish days out. But most of us who own cats know that travelling with your cat is not so easy. We’ve put together a q
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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