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From the clinic to the dog park and beyond, Petplan's vet experts break pet health advice down into byte-sized bites.

spotted lanterfly
September 27, 2019
  If you live in the Northeastern US, chances are you’ve encountered the spotted lanternfly, or as scientists refer to it, the Lycorma delicatula. Winged, spotted, and terribly large, these…
pet insurance for older dogs
September 25, 2019
  Many pet parents may think that pet insurance is only worth considering if you have a new puppy, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. From cataracts to periodontal disease and diabetes,…
What diagnostic tests are covered by pet insurance? | Petplan
September 12, 2019
  A sick pet can be worrisome and challenging, because they can’t communicate their symptoms. That’s when pet parents turn to their veterinarians who are skilled to identify illnesses and…
cat with pet insurance getting emergency care
September 10, 2019
  Our pets can’t communicate when they are unwell – it’s our responsibility to recognize when they need help. Because of this, it’s always best to take your pet to the vet when you suspect something…
the benefits of having pet insurance
September 3, 2019
It can be tempting to not enroll in pet insurance and simply set aside money each month, but even the most dedicated saver might not be able to afford a costly vet bill when it arrives. Many pet…
what is a curable medical condition
August 29, 2019
Reading your pet insurance terms and conditions can give you an idea of how the policy works, but may leave you wondering what exactly is a “curable medical condition”? Below we answer a few common…