Posts Tagged ‘summer’

 
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BBQ Pet Safety

Thursday, December 20th, 2018
In the summer time, our pets can often appear to enjoy a BBQ just as much as we do. The opportunity to be surrounded by lots of meat sizzling away, smelling fantastic and tasting great can prove irresistible. However, it
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Pet Safety in Storms

Thursday, December 20th, 2018
Many dogs experience severe anxiety during thunderstorms. Scientists have proven that certain dogs have canine noise aversion, a fear or anxiety associated by noise. The noise and darkness from storms, with dropping baro
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Summer Dog Treats

Thursday, December 20th, 2018
  Humans love nothing more than cooling down on a hot day with an ice cold drink or frozen treat, so why not make something refreshing your dog can enjoy in the warmer months too. As the weather heats up, the freeze
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Heat Stress in Horses

Monday, December 17th, 2018
With the temperatures soaring well past 30 degrees, it is important to keep the safety of our horses in mind. The heat and humidity can be a deadly combination and affect our horse’s health and performance if not manag
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Should you shave your pet for summer?

Thursday, December 13th, 2018
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
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Keeping your Pet Calm around Fireworks

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018
Fireworks are a great way for celebrating events, and can be enormous fun for all of the family. However, one member who may not be so pleased is your pet. Cats and dogs have no understanding of fireworks. Things such a
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Caring for Horses in Hot Weather

Monday, December 3rd, 2018
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
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Do Horses get Hay Fever?

Monday, November 19th, 2018
During the Spring and Summer times, many people will suffer from hay fever – making their eyes itch, noses run, and generally knock the energy out of them. Although it is somewhat different, horses are able to contract
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Dehydration in Horses

Saturday, April 15th, 2017
Horses need an abundance of water to keep them hydrated, particularly as the days get warmer. Horses regularly consume anywhere between 20-55 litres of water a day. But this will vary depending on the weather, along wi
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Keep your home safe for your pets over the holidays.

Sunday, December 1st, 2013
Keep your home safe for your pets over the holidays. Everyone loves the holiday season – the traditions, the decorations, the get-togethers, the food! At Petplan we want to ensure the holidays are a great time for ever