Pets and Thunderstorm!!

May 10th, 2018
Thunderstorms can leave your pets in a state of panic as the loud noises and bright flashes can scare and stress out your furry friend. We’ll take a look at what makes your pets so anxious during storms and how you

A puppies bite!!!

May 10th, 2018
Just as a toddler feels there way around the big world with their hands, a puppy will do the same with their mouth. It is a common and normal behaviour among all young pups. As they begin to teethe, they naturally need t

Coping with the death of a family pet

May 10th, 2018
It can be difficult to come to terms with the loss of a pet. We grow close to our pets, sharing a special bond with them – they are not just a cat or a dog, but a valued and much loved member of the family. It’s impo

Leaving your pet home alone

May 3rd, 2018
  Dogs and cats love it when we are around them, which is why it is so hard on them when we leave them home alone. It can also be tough on us as owners having to leave our furry friend by themselves while we are awa

Winter health problems for horses

April 6th, 2018
Horse safety in winter is our number one priority; however no matter how much time we put in to protecting our horses, there are a number of potential illnesses and problems that can arise. Petplan will take a look at 5

When is the best time to get pet insurance

April 6th, 2018
You may ask yourself whether you should get pet insurance when you have a kitten or puppy, or wait a while and get it as they are older in life. Although you may think that your puppy or kitten is healthy and unstoppable

Excessive drinking in pets

April 6th, 2018
While it is normal for dogs to lap up the water, you may notice that your pup is drinking more than what they normally do. This may be alarming to some while others dismiss it as thirst or over exercising. However, there

What to know if you’re buying a Bengal cat

April 6th, 2018
There are many aspects that potential cat owners need to consider before acquiring a cat or kitten and each breed has their own unique personalities and health care needs. Petplan takes a look at the origins, temperament

Protect your dogs hearing

April 6th, 2018
Compared to dogs, we have a pretty puny sense of hearing. We don’t hear nearly as much, nor are we as good at judging where sounds are coming from. Dogs’ hearing is roughly four times more sensitive than ours. They c

Laminitis in Horses

March 29th, 2018
Laminitis can be a common ailment in horses as it is the inflammation of the laminae of the foot – which is the soft tissue structures that attach the bone of the foot to the hoof wall. This disease causes severe pain