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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.

pet insurance review: cherokee the mixed breed dog
January 28, 2020
Wanting to add to their home, John and his wife Dawn adopted Cherokee from The Humane Society when she was just four months old. Affectionately referred to as “Cherry,” the now 10-year-old dog is so…
does pet insurance cover blood tests?
January 23, 2020
Diagnostic testing, such as blood tests, provides veterinarians with important information about how well a pet’s body is functioning internally. Blood tests are usually the vet’s first recommended…
thanksgiving treat recipes for pets
January 21, 2020
Roving noses may encourage you to slip a scrap or two from the table, but our rich, fatty foods can lead to health issues such as pancreatitis or food poisoning in our dogs and cats. When it comes…
petplan veterinary excellence awards
January 16, 2020
Caring for sick and injured animals is not easy: It demands long hours and unwavering dedication. It can be physically, mentally and emotionally exhausting. Yet, pet health professionals continuously…
how to choose a veterinarian
January 14, 2020
Whether you’re a first-time pet parent unsure where to start or recently moved to a new area, finding the right veterinarian for you and your pet can be difficult, especially when there are so many…
pet insurance review: gigi the miniature pinscher
January 10, 2020
Stationed in Delaware with the Air Force, Tiffany flew home to Georgia to see family for the holidays with her eight-month-old Miniature Pinscher in tow. Although her new pup, Gigi, was very skittish…