Pet insurance and pre-existing conditions

August 6th, 2021
At Petplan, a pre-existing condition will never stop your pet from getting pet insurance coverage. While your pet’s pre-existing condition will not be eligible for cover, you will still be covered for all other issues

What is ‘Covered for Life’?

August 6th, 2021
New Zealand is a nation of animal lovers, almost more so than anywhere else in the world. In fact, according to the recent Companion Animals New Zealand 2020 report, our 4.35 million pets nearly outnumber people! The sur

Is your pet’s name making you vulnerable to cyber-criminals?

April 14th, 2021
With such a technology and online–focused world, passwords have become an annoying necessity in life.  We are always forgetting them, we are being constantly asked to change them, and worse; we are now bei

How to keep your pets safe during the Easter holidays

April 1st, 2021
Easter is a busy time for veterinary clinics. While kids are searching for baskets of treats and eggs hidden by the Easter bunny, some pets get into mischief and eat things they shouldn’t.     Common Easter foods l

Walk Your Dog Month – January 2021

January 16th, 2021
January is Walk Your Dog Month and what better way to kick start your New Year Resolutions by heading out into the great outdoors and walking off some of that festive food and drink? We’re very fortunate that New Zeala

How to keep your pet safe around fireworks

December 30th, 2020
FIREWORKS!!! There’s nothing more spectacular than a fireworks display to bring in the New Year. We may love them, but many of our pets don’t. For our sensitive-eared pets, it’s a terrifying experience; explosions,

Last minute Christmas gift ideas for your Horse

December 14th, 2020
In the last few years, buying Christmas gifts for your pet has become increasingly popular, you’ll be hard pressed to find a supermarket that isn’t selling branded stockings for your dog and cat, but what about your

How to Find a Cat Sitter

December 9th, 2020
What do you do when you are going on holiday and have to leave your cat behind? Knowing that a trusted caregiver is watching your precious fur baby gives you peace of mind when you are enjoying a well-deserved and long-a