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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.

does pet insurance cover declawing? | cat getting nails trimmed by veterinarian
April 9, 2020
For a long time, declawing cats seemed to be the solution to stop undesirable behavior. But this surgical procedure, which is not covered by cat insurance providers, is starting to become a…
does pet insurance cover heartworm? | veterinarian listening to dogs heart with stethoscope
April 7, 2020
Heartworm disease is one of the most ubiquitous, deadly, yet easily preventable diseases in dogs and cats. For this reason, some pet insurance companies do not cover it. The best way to avoid the…
Does Pet Insurance Cover Cancer? | dog getting examined by veterinarian for treatment
April 1, 2020
Cancer can be extremely expensive to treat. Thankfully, pet insurance may be able to free your family from the financial stress and give you the power to fight cancer head-on with the best medical…
best ways to entertain pets at home | cat laying on keyboard while owners working
March 26, 2020
Whether your job has changed and you now work from home or you simply need to run errands, it’s important to keep pets quiet during phone calls, entertained and out of trouble. The best way to do…
pet insurance review: bullet the springer spaniel
March 24, 2020
Bullet, affectionately referred to as Bulley or The Wizard for his wispy eyebrows, was adopted from Mid-Atlantic English Springer Spaniel Rescue when he was 11 months old. As he entered his senior…
does pet insurance cover IVDD? | Dachshund laying in bed with owner
March 20, 2020
Intervertebral disk disease (IVDD) is a scary and often costly condition that occurs in both dogs and cats. Pet insurance may be able to take on some of the financial burden so you can opt for the…