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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.

Young family purchasing pet insurance for their puppy
August 22, 2019
Pet insurance saves pet parents thousands of dollars and can spare them from making a heartbreaking decision about whether or not they can continue their pet’s care. Signing up for pet insurance is…
how to choose a pet insurance deductible
August 20, 2019
What is a deductible? It’s the fixed amount you must pay (usually per policy period) before you see reimbursement from your pet insurance provider. Many providers offer customizable plans, allowing…
Is pet insurance worth the cost? | Petplan
August 15, 2019
  Some people think of pet insurance as an unnecessary luxury, but this couldn’t be further from the truth. Americans will spend more than $18 billion on vet care this year alone*, and these…
tabby cat pet insurance review
August 1, 2019
Suffering from a chronic illness, Eric Sprung was advised by friends that getting a pet could help improve the day-to-day struggles. Naturally healing with unconditional love, a cat, they reasoned,…
pet insurance review daisy the dachshund
July 16, 2019
A tad too smart for her own good, Daisy the Dachshund can skillfully unzip bags and climb things that dogs her size normally can’t. Unfortunately, that can get her into trouble. “Originally, I took…
what to do if your dog runs away | how to find a lost pet
July 16, 2019
Unfortunately, 1 in 3 pets will get lost during their lifetime.* Without the proper identification, 90% of them will not return home.** Don’t let your pet become part of that statistic! Follow the…