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A primer on puppy strangles

While there’s a lot we still don’t know about the condition, puppy strangles seems to be caused by an overactive immune system.
Dogs

All about mixed breed dogs

What do Old Yeller, Benji and Lady’s beloved suitor the Tramp all have in common? They’re all mutts!
Dogs

Play it safe: Petplan pet insurance on play dates for your puppy

It’s a conundrum for the ages: you want your puppy to be well socialized, but you also want to keep her safe from communicable diseases.
Pet Health

Puppy steps: the road ahead

During your pup’s first vet visit, you and your veterinarian will decide on which preventatives are best for your puppy.
Pet Health

The first vaccines for puppies

Just like human babies, puppies need a series of vaccine injections to be considered fully vaccinated.
Pet Health

Petplan pet insurance presents: Puppy steps - the first vet visit

Intestinal parasites pose a major health risk to all puppies, and some of them can be transmitted to humans. Let’s take a look at the major players.
Pet Care

Top 10 tips for new puppy parents

Here are 10 tips for bringing home a new puppy - from the transition home to keeping your new best friend happy and healthy for years to come.
Pet Health

The pros and cons of purebred dogs

Specific breeds are known for specific temperaments, so you can narrow your search for a purebred dog based on your requirements—however, there are exceptions.