Pawsitive Care - Stressed about your pet facing surgery and the at-home aftercare? Helping pets mend afterward doesn’t have to be difficult. Learn how to best prepare your pet for his procedure, what to expect the day of and get expert advice for helping your pet get back on his paws: Download our NEW March Tip Sheet today!
Bonus Tip! Want help keeping your best friend healthy through all of 2014? Bookmark this page for a monthly tip sheet full of advice and information for keeping furry friends fit.
Itching for Relief - Many people suffer from seasonal allergies, but did you know your pet is susceptible, too? Discover four signs your pet may have allergies and see if your dog is one of the 10 breeds prone to developing atopy. Got an itch to scratch or a bothersome bump? Follow these tips to soothe scratchy skin and hot spots.
Spring into Action - Snow long winter weather, hello spring health hazards! From pesky parasites to dangerous blossoms and bushes, don’t miss our top 10 tips for spring pet safety.
Vets for Pets
(expert blogs to boost your pet prowess!)
Against the Grain - Are grain-free diets good for pets? Get the answer from Dr. Ernie Ward at our Vets for Pets blog.
Critical Mass - Finding an unexpected growth on a pet can make any caring parent worry. Before you fret, read Dr. Rebecca Jackson’s blog explaining when to call the vet about lumps, bumps or masses on your pet.
Pick of the Litter - Tired of your kitty litter options? Wishing there was a “greener” option to clay litter? Corn byproduct litter could be the answer. Visit our Vets for Pets Blog to learn why and tell us on Facebook what type of kitty litter you recommend.
2014 Vet Awards - Petplan is proud to announce the winners of the 2014 Petplan Veterinary Awards! Let’s hear a round of ap-paws for these dedicated and talented professionals:
Practice of the Year: Animal Hospital of North Asheville, Asheville, NC; Veterinarian of the Year: Dr. Kim Slensky, Hope Veterinary Specialists, Malvern, PA; Practice Manager of the Year: Kristen Hoffman, Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Clinic (VSEC), Levittown, PA; Veterinary Technician of the Year: Megan Brashear, DoveLewis Emergency Animal Hospital, Portland, OR.
After pawing through more than 3,100 nominations from pet parents across the country, Petplan turned to our independent Judging Panel, comprised of 12 prominent pet health professionals and veterinarians, to select the winners of these prestigious awards. We appreciate all of them volunteering their time and expertise!
Stemming the Tide - According to veterinarians, more than than 80% of dogs showed an improved quality of life after stem cell therapy – a treatment that’s been covered by Petplan since 2010. Learn how we’re working together with the leading Regenerative Veterinary Medicine company, Vet-Stem, Inc., to bring stem cell therapy and other regenerative cell therapies to pets nationwide.
Did you know that North Shore Animal League America, the world’s largest no-kill animal rescue and adoption organization, also provides a high level of care to every animal that they rescue? At an average cost of almost $1,250 to rescue, nurture and ready a pet for adoption, the expenses quickly add up. That’s why Petplan partners with the Animal League to offer 30 days of complimentary pet insurance to help pets adopted from the organization get a healthy start on life -- and why support from animal lovers like you is critical to helping rescued pets get the care they need. Lend a paw today!
Buying Time - If your pup loves to chew, try engaging their curiosity with a calming ThunderToy, which can be stuffed with ThunderTreats to occupy dogs for up to an hour.
Purr-fect Design - Handmade in California, these modern, limited edition, dishwasher-safe cat food bowls are sure to make your fancy felines purr in delight at dinnertime.
Get Lucky - Make dog park pals green with envy for this 100% waterproof St. Patrick’s Day-themed dog collar.