Tackling Pet Obesity

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

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

Cat Tail Signs

May 9th, 2019
A cat’s tail is only one part of a series of signs to look for when a cat is expressing themselves. We look at the following cat tail movements and positions and what they could indicate. Vertical tail: A cat that has

Four Basic Horse Care Tips

May 6th, 2019
As an owner, it is your responsibility to provide and look after your horse. Here is our guide to some basic horse care tips. 1.Feed Your horse should always have an adequate amount of good quality feed such as pasture,

What do Dogs Fear?

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

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

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

My Cat Keeps Knocking Things Over

April 22nd, 2019
My cat jumps up on to the side and wanders over to my new plant. I know exactly what he’s thinking of doing next. He looks over to me to see if I’m watching. I give him a stern look. He holds his stare whilst his paw

Easter Safety with Dogs

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

Travelling with your Cat

April 15th, 2019
We’ve all seen the Insta famous cats who travel the world on their fancy boats and are treated to lavish days out. But most of us who own cats know that travelling with your cat is not so easy. We’ve put together a q