How to Give your Pet Medicine

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

Horses in the Heat

December 6th, 2018
Summer is a great time to spend outside and in the paddocks with our beloved horses. The extended daylight allows for more rides; however, this summer heat can be dangerous for your horse and can lead to dehydration, let

Should you Shave your Pet for Summer?

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

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

Saddle Fitting

November 29th, 2018
You can equate saddle fitting on a horse to right shoe size and fitting for us humans. As torturing and painful as it can be for us to walk or even run around for hours in tight fitting shoes, or narrow ones; it is much

Safety in Storms

November 26th, 2018
Many dogs experience severe anxiety during thunderstorms. Scientists have proven that certain dogs have canine noise aversion, a fear or anxiety associated by noise. The noise and darkness from storms, with dropping baro

Springtime Health For Horses

November 22nd, 2018
As the weather changes, so does the body and the way it deals with the environment around us. This is the same for all animals, especially when it comes to spring and the weather starts to warm up. Petplan will take you

Pet Therapy

November 19th, 2018
Animals, especially dogs, seem to have a special ability when it comes to healing. This is evident in the amount of pet therapy animals available for a wide range of therapeutic jobs. These therapies can be suited for pe

Keeping your Horse Hydrated

November 15th, 2018
Horses need an abundance of water to keep them hydrated, particularly as the days get warmer. Horses regularly consume anywhere between 20-55 litres of water a day. But this will vary depending on the weather, along wi

Taking your Pet on Holiday

November 12th, 2018
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 y