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Expert pet health tips purr-fect for any walk of life from Petplan’s team of veterinary experts.
  • auto(mobile) anxiety

    Picture that classic scene of a carefree dog and his owner traveling down life’s bi...  

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  • lazy or lethargic?

    We all have days when we don’t want to get out of bed, and our four-legged family m...  

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  • terrific tripawds

    When a pet lives to play, the news that he or she needs to have a limb amputated can be d...  

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  • weighty matters

    According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP) more than half of our coun...  

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  • throw a curve

    Some dogs are naturally a bit bow-legged, especially those with short legs, like Basset H...  

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  • delayed descent
    As puppies and kittens develop in the womb, their organs often start out in one place before moving to their final ...  
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  • bee prepared
    When pets have a frolic through the fresh spring grass, they may stumble upon more than they bargained for. Bee sti...  
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  • now seed here
    Spring is the perfect season to get your backyard bird feeder up and running again, but what if your four-legged family ...  
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  • spring shedding

    For some pet parents, the sound of spring is the whine of the vacuum cleaner, as what seems like an unending supply o...  

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  • pest patrol
    We think of summer as peak flea season, but fall brings with it a surge in pest populations. For pet owners who liv...  
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  • a separate peace
    Separation anxiety is a common disorder in dogs, with one in six experiencing it at some point in their lives. This...  
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  • inside out
    Indoor cats live longer than their outdoor cousins, but that doesn’t mean they can skip their annual wellness...  
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  • comfort and joy
    The holiday season brings plenty of festivities, food and fun, but it can also be a stressful time for your pets. &...  
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  • beating the cold
    When old Jack Frost comes to town, he brings new concerns regarding your pet’s safety. Avoid an unplanned tri...  
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  • kidney conondrum

    It is the kidney’s job to filter toxins from the blood, and each kidney contains thousands of microscopic filtr...  

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  • end-of-life love

    Thanks to advances in veterinary medicine, our furry friends have access to superior diagnostic techniques and treatm...  

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