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Expert pet health tips purr-fect for any walk of life from Petplan’s team of veterinary experts.
  • baby its cold outside

    Snuggling a furry heat source can be the antidote to a frigid day, but when that’s not enoug...  

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  • winter fresh breath

    Does your pet have breath not even Cupid could love? Get his teeth in top condition for Valentine&...  

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  • blizzard conditions

    When the snowflakes start falling, it’s not unusual to see “flurries” in your pe...  

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  • southern exposure

    Winter in northern climates presents a bevy of health hazards for pets. From antifreeze to snow bl...  

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  • learning by heart

    As pets age or suffer certain medical conditions, they can experience loss of vision, hearing or even loss of a limb....  

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  • age-old conundrum

    Thanks in part to advancing veterinary medicine, our four-legged friends are living longer than ever. But as your pet...  

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  • go with the flow

    If you have a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel or Weimaraner, you’ll want to pay close attention to this. These tw...  

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  • mixed messages


    Imagine how hard it would be to follow the rules if the signs kept changing. If one day a stop sign ...  

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  • auto(mobile) anxiety

    Picture that classic scene of a carefree dog and his owner traveling down life’s bi...  

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  • lazy or lethargic?

    We all have days when we don’t want to get out of bed, and our four-legged family m...  

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  • terrific tripawds

    When a pet lives to play, the news that he or she needs to have a limb amputated can be d...  

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  • weighty matters

    According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP) more than half of our coun...  

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  • throw a curve

    Some dogs are naturally a bit bow-legged, especially those with short legs, like Basset H...  

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  • delayed descent
    As puppies and kittens develop in the womb, their organs often start out in one place before moving to their final ...  
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  • bee prepared
    When pets have a frolic through the fresh spring grass, they may stumble upon more than they bargained for. Bee sti...  
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  • now seed here
    Spring is the perfect season to get your backyard bird feeder up and running again, but what if your four-legged family ...  
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