Archive for the ‘Dog’ Category


Understanding Pet Therapy

Monday, June 17th, 2019
Pet therapy is a way of helping people through the strength of the animal-human bond. It is an ever increasing area that sees all types of animals (in particular dogs) aiding in people’s recovery or helping them cope w

Toilet Training your Puppy

Thursday, June 13th, 2019
Toilet training your puppy is of top priority when you first bring your four legged friend home. Not only will you be creating good habits for your new pet, you will also be strengthening the bond between the two of you.

Keeping your Pet Safe this Winter

Monday, June 3rd, 2019
The winter months are truly upon us! As warm, comfortable and cosy that we would like it to be for us, we must care for our fury friends the same way. Providing warmth and comfort during these times will help your pe

Puppies and Sleep Time

Thursday, May 30th, 2019
A new puppy can be very similar to having a young baby in the house, which is why they need to be treated accordingly. We need to teach them how to use the toilet, socialising and very importantly, there sleeping schedul

Benefits of Pet Grooming

Monday, May 20th, 2019
Grooming your pet is an important routine that should be maintained regularly. Pet grooming should be more than just brushing and washing, it should include cleaning teeth, checking ears and clipping nails. When we negle

Tackling Pet Obesity

Thursday, May 16th, 2019
The obesity epidemic is not only taking its toll on humans, our pets are also prone to it. Pet obesity can bring on a number of health issues including diabetes, kidney disease, high blood pressure, heart disease, and an

Dogs and Apartment Living

Monday, May 13th, 2019
Apartment living is becoming increasingly popular across the nation, and with this comes the rise of apartment pets. The property that you live in should not determine whether or not you have a pet. With these simple ste

What do Dogs Fear?

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019
There are many things that get our dogs feeling anxious or unnerved. Some may seem irrational to us, and some are completely understandable. We take a look at the three of the most common fears in dogs. Being Left Alone

It Takes Two

Monday, April 29th, 2019
Deciding on whether to add a new addition to your household is a lot to think about, with many factors to consider. Petplan explore whether pets should be kept in pairs or are best left alone. Cats In the wild, cats are

Avoid Grass Seed Sores

Wednesday, April 24th, 2019
Grass produces seed heads which are shaped like arrows with sharp ends. The sharp ends can stick to your pet and lodge under the skin. Naturally, causing discomfort to dogs. They can lodge anywhere but are mainly found i