Introducing a New Dog

December 12th, 2019
Introducing a new puppy to the household, especially to your existing pup, can be a lot harder than you think. Although you may be doing it to keep them company while you’re at work, if done incorrectly, there can be t

Keeping your Horse Hydrated

December 9th, 2019
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

Different Cat Meows

December 5th, 2019
  You may be surprised to learn that Cats do not meow to Cats. Cats are able to communicate with one another through touch, scent, facial expressions and body language. So why do they meow at us? It is believed by m

Should you Shave your Pet for Summer?

December 2nd, 2019
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

Mosquito Prevention

November 28th, 2019
Not only do they cause an irritating bite, mosquitoes are carriers of a number of diseases for both horses and humans. Prevention is always better than a cure, especially when it comes to things such as diseases and illn

Fox or Dog?

November 25th, 2019
Have you ever looked at a dog and mistaken it for a fox? Dogs and foxes have many genetic similarities therefore they share many physical traits. They alongside wolves and dingos are part of the Canidae biological family

Things Cats Love

November 21st, 2019
Cats like and dislike various things. The likes of a cat vary from one cat to another and as an owner you have to recognise when your cat’s interest changes, so you can keep them engaged and happy. Petplan look at four

Saddle Fitting

November 18th, 2019
Correct saddle fitting can make all the difference to both you and your horse when it comes to comfort and safety. An ill-fitting saddle could give your horse sores as well as make you uncomfortable as you ride. Although

Taking your Pet on Holiday

November 14th, 2019
You’ve got a vacation coming up but you’re not sure whether you should bring your pet along with you. Petplan will take you through some key tips and ideas for vacationing with pets. What are your options? Before you

Dog Training Tips

November 11th, 2019
Every dog owners dream is to have a well-trained an obedient companion, however without the correct training this may be unachievable. A proper program is the cornerstone of good behaviour in dogs, and without obedience