Archive for the ‘Dog’ Category


Food Allergies in Pets

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018
Skin conditions can erupt for many reasons and can be very hard to diagnose. One common cause is a sudden allergy to food. Many recurring skin problems in cats and dogs are due to underlying allergies, caused by what th

Alternatives to Dog Walking

Monday, December 10th, 2018
The warm weather and long evenings of the summer months offer plenty of opportunities to get out and about with your dog. However, rather than walking your dog down the same streets and paths as the rest of the year, why

Is my Dog Depressed?

Monday, December 10th, 2018
Mental health issues aren’t restricted to humans and it seems dogs can also develop depression. Petplan takes a look at the symptoms of depression in dogs and the things you should do if you suspect your dog is depres

Dog Jobs

Monday, December 10th, 2018
Dogs with Jobs When we think about dogs, we usually envision them living alongside and being part of the family unit. Running on the beach and playing at the park. But not all dogs are destined to end up as family pets.

What to Know if you’re Buying a Border Collie

Monday, December 10th, 2018
  There are many aspects that potential dog owners need to consider before acquiring a dog or puppy and each breed has their own unique personalities and health care needs. Petplan takes a look at the origins, tem

Toxic Plants

Monday, December 10th, 2018
Summer has arrived and while it’s the season for kittens, puppies and all things cuddly, it’s also a time when your backyard can turn into a minefield for your furry friends. When the Petplan UK office researched ju

First Time Pet Owner’s Guide

Monday, December 10th, 2018
As any new pet owner knows, it can be an exciting yet stressful time when you introduce a puppy or kitten in to your house. Not only do you have to get them comfortable in their new surroundings, you also have to make su

How to Give your Pet Medicine

Friday, December 7th, 2018
Many cats and dogs dislike taking medicine – but if they need to take regular medication, tablet time can become a nightmare! Petplan looks at the best tips and tricks to get your four-legged companion to take thei

Should you Shave your Pet for Summer?

Monday, December 3rd, 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

Emergency Kit for your Pets

Monday, December 3rd, 2018
Emergencies can come at the worst possible times and when you’re least expecting them, sometimes requiring a permanent evacuation from your home. These disasters can come in many different forms, and there are certain