health tips

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

dog
August 28, 2014
Congrats — you’re adopting a pet! While it’s easy to fall in love at first sight, taking a longer look can get everyone on the path to a happy life together. Set yourself up for success by…
August 28, 2014
Does your new furry friend have a face only a mother could love? Remember, most shelter pets haven’t come close to seeing their best days, and they may not look their best yet, either. While…
vet new pet thumbnail
August 28, 2014
Shelter pets are given a thorough once-over by a veterinarian before they are placed up for adoption, but when you bring home a new furry family member, it still makes good sense to schedule a check-…
Young kitten on red background
August 28, 2014
As pet parents, we want the best for all pets, even if they don’t live under our roof. So what’s a pet lover to do when you see a pet in need? Whether lost or injured, different situations call for…
potty time
May 20, 2014
Inappropriate elimination is the most common behavior problem seen in cats — when cats urinate or defecate outside of the litter box, it makes for a very unhappy home, indeed! But often, the problem…
dog
May 20, 2014
Ever wondered how ants can wander all over the garden (or your kitchen!) but still find their way home? They follow the pheromones! Pheromones are chemicals that animals release to relay a message —…