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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.

Cataracts in dogs | Does pet insurance cover cataract surgery?
October 29, 2019
Are your pet’s eyes looking a little cloudy? It could be the lens thickening with age, but it could be something more serious. Here, we give you a peek into the world of veterinary ophthalmology by…
Veterinary ophthalmologist | pet insurance that covers veterinary specialty care
October 23, 2019
Specialty pet care has been around for years, yet many pet parents are still not familiar with what it is or how it works. Seeking specialty care can play an integral role in your pet’s health, but…
puppy recovering from spaying
October 15, 2019
Fixed. Spayed. Neutered. No matter what you call it, chances are your veterinarian has recommended the procedure for your family’s newest addition. While pet parents view neutering as a rite of…
dog undergoing surgery | pet insurance and surgery costs
October 10, 2019
Preparing your pet for surgery may feel overwhelming and scary. Whether you know ahead of time or a sudden turn of events mandates it, the cost of surgery can be difficult to afford. Here, we guide…
bishop and ash | pet insurance review
October 8, 2019
A common misconception is that kittens and puppies don’t need pet insurance as much as older pets. But as one Petplan policyholder recently discovered, that couldn’t be further from the truth. Pick…
pet insurance for senior cats
October 3, 2019
From welcoming your cat home to watching their fur turn grey, it can be difficult to see your pet age, especially since they grow older more quickly than we do. According to the Feline Advisory…