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The Importance of Sticking to One Vet

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014
Many Pet owners use multiple vets for the care of their precious pets; however, this practice could be detrimental to your pet’s health and well-being in the case of an illness. At Petplan we are on a campaign to get p
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Top 10 Most Expensive Dog Breeds

Friday, July 18th, 2014
We all know dogs are man’s best friend but in some cases canine companionship doesn’t come cheap. So how much are people paying for a pricey pooch? 10. Irish Wolfhound | $1,500 – $2,000   9. Akita
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Pet Cancer True Stories: Remembering Ra

Friday, May 30th, 2014
At Petplan we offer our clients peace of mind knowing that they will be able to provide their pet with the best treatment possible should they fall unexpectedly ill or get injured in an accident. More often than not our
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Pet Cancer Prevention

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
It’s far better to avoid cancer than it to have to treat it. Pets are just as likely to get cancer as we are, so what can do to improve the odds? 1. Choice of pet Its not a big deal for cats, but for dogs there are som
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Pet Cancer & Options for Treatment

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014
Pet Cancer & Human Emotions For some reason treating cancer brings so much more emotional baggage into my consult room than other equally serious diseases. Take heart failure – its routinely fatal, treatment can ma
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Pet Cancer Symptoms

Thursday, May 15th, 2014
How can you identify cancer in your pets? Well, first and foremost it is important that we clarify a few of the myths that surround pet cancer. People may believe that if their pet has cancer he would be sick, show signs
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Pet Cancer Myth Busters

Thursday, May 15th, 2014
1. “If he had cancer, he’d be sick wouldn’t he?” Most cancers don’t make your pet ‘sick’ at first. The most common reason I see a pet with a poor appetite due to cancer as the first symptom is because the g
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Strange Vet Requests

Thursday, May 15th, 2014
This story is written by Br. Andy Roark and is originally from Dr. Andy Roark’s Facebook page. As a profession, veterinary medicine is one in which vets are used to going to great lengths to meet the needs of the fami
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Common Cancers in Dogs and Cats

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014
Cancer is common One in three people, dogs and cats will develop a cancer over their lifetime. Some are curable, some are able to be held in remission for periods of time, and some are manageable. Knowing the most common
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Deadly Heartworm Disease

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014
When it comes to the potentially deadly heartworm disease, prevention is better than treatment. It is important that vets and dog owners discuss preventative care options. Recently, an expert panel in Australia has devel