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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.

dog and cat laying near Christmas tree | 2018 holiday pet gift guide
December 3, 2018
Our pets bring us so much joy and comfort, we’d do anything to keep them healthy and happy — especially around the holidays. If you’re looking for the perfect present to show your furry family some…
Golden Retriever puppy dressed up in coat in the snow | When to dress your pet and how to do it safely
November 19, 2018
When Jack Frost comes calling, you may not be the only one dreading the outdoors. Some furry friends are more dogged by the cold than others, and when it’s chilly outside, you might wonder if a coat…
Woman showing appreciation for dog | Is pet insurance worth it? | Petplan
November 15, 2018
Our pets are nothing if not unpredictable. We can’t predict when our cats will jolt from a dead sleep and launch an attack at a blank spot on the wall, or when their delight at receiving belly rubs…
How cold is too cold for your dog? | Petplan
November 8, 2018
A common question this time of year is, “How cold is too cold for a dog?” The answer is a bit complicated, but thankfully, the good folks at Tufts University already developed a system for animal…
dog on bed | 4 benefits of beds for dogs
September 26, 2018
*This content is sponsored by our friends at Tall Tails. If you’ve ever lived with a dog, you know that one of the first choices that pet parents must make after inviting a new furry friend into the…
Police K9 in grass | National Police Dog Foundation Grant winners
September 26, 2018
This year, Petplan pet insurance welcomes 50 new working police dogs to its pack of protected pets. Thanks to a joint effort with the National Police Dog Foundation, the company was able to offer…