Archive for the ‘Dog’ Category


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

Easter Safety with Dogs

Thursday, April 18th, 2019
With Easter around the corner, chocolate is everywhere in the office at Petplan HQ. We can’t get enough of it! However, we are always mindful that chocolate isn’t so tasty for our canine and feline friends. Many pet

Reduce your Pawprint

Monday, April 1st, 2019
As animal lovers, it is important for us to look after our planet. This involves caring for our pets in a sustainable manner. So we’ve put together a list of things you can do to be a responsible pet owner. Adopt It is

Buckle Down on Bath Time

Thursday, March 28th, 2019
Let’s face it; most dogs despise taking a bath. But regular baths are vital in maintaining a healthy coat and skin. If you brush your dog daily, checking for any irregularities as you go, then you should only need to b

5 Superfoods for Dogs

Thursday, March 21st, 2019
The term ‘superfood’ is thrown around a lot as people try to improve their diets and health. But there are certain foods which are also natural health boosters for our four legged friends. Add the following foods to

Avoidable Dog Behavioural Problems

Thursday, March 14th, 2019
Many behavioural problems that we find in dogs can be easily avoided if given the proper training whilst they are a puppy. But if ignored or not given the training required, these behavioural traits can cause a vast amou

Top Dog Names of 2019

Thursday, March 7th, 2019
We brought you the most popular cat names of 2019. So we thought it would only be fair to bring you the top dog names for this year to. So from most popular to least, here are the top names for dogs in 2019. 1. Molly 2.