Archive for the ‘Dog’ Category

 

Allergies in Dogs and Cats

Thursday, January 16th, 2020
From fleas and mites to shampoos and toys, there are many causes of itchy, sensitive skin. What are the main causes of pet allergies, and how can I spot them? The main sign is scratching, which often results in skin irr

Fruits Dogs can Eat

Thursday, January 2nd, 2020
Fruit is not only beneficial to us humans, some different types of fruit are great for your dog too. Fruits can help to strengthen a dog’s immune system, aid their digestion and even also reduce inflammation. We take a

Summer Car Safety

Tuesday, December 24th, 2019
As we delve deeper and deeper into the hottest part of the year, it is even more important to keep your dog safe and healthy during the summer months. One of the most crucial aspects of this is knowing the implications a

Pet Christmas Safety

Monday, December 23rd, 2019
Christmas can be a very fun and exciting time! Enjoying all the festivities, spending time with your loved ones and eating the array of different food, are just some of the things that make Christmas such a wonderful t

Introducing a New Dog

Thursday, 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

Should you Shave your Pet for Summer?

Monday, 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

Fox or Dog?

Monday, 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

Taking your Pet on Holiday

Thursday, 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

Monday, 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

Pet Care During the Spring Season

Thursday, November 7th, 2019
Flowers are blooming, birds are chirping, bees are buzzing and the weather is warming up. It can only mean one thing, Spring is upon us. Spring brings with it several hazards for your fury friends. We take a look at some