Avoidable Dog Behavioural Problems

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

5 Foal Facts

March 11th, 2019
Horses are considered Foals for their first year of life. If you have a mare that’s almost due, it may be time to read Petplan’s 5 foal facts. Night Babies Foals are very often born in the night. This is thou

Top Dog Names of 2019

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.

Popular Cat Names of 2019

March 4th, 2019
Believe it or not, we’re already into March! So we thought we’d put together a list of which names have been the most popular so far this year. Which names do you like? Charlie Bella George Poppy Frankie Bob Roxy Coc

Your Dog Loves you More than Food

February 28th, 2019
Have you ever wondered if your dog truly loves you, or are you just a food dispenser for your pooch. Many people may see themselves as a ‘doggy waiter’ who only get attention from their canine friend because they fee

Dogs Vs Puppies

February 25th, 2019
It is common practice for people to go straight for a puppy when deciding to get a new dog. However, there are still numerous dogs that are waiting to be rescued in shelters all across the country. There are advantages a

Allergic to your Pet?

February 21st, 2019
It can be a tough life for a person who loves dogs but is also allergic to them. There are thousands of people who suffer from these types of allergies. But there are now ways to treat these symptoms without having to r

Cats vs Kittens

February 18th, 2019
When it comes to choosing between a cat and a kitten, many owners prefer to opt for the kitten due to the cuteness. In saying this, people will often not take in to account their own circumstances and the behavioural cha

Dementia in Pets

February 14th, 2019
Dementia affects around 63,000 people in New Zealand and animal experts believe it can affect our pets, too. Does dementia exist in animals? In a nutshell, yes. It’s usually known as cognitive dysfunction syndrome (CDS

A Cat’s Need to Knead

February 11th, 2019
Most cat owners know what it’s like to be kneaded. Using their front paws and alternating between right and left, your little fluff ball manipulates you as though she’s kneading dough. It’s a common and uniquely fe