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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.

the best dog breeds for apartments
January 7, 2020
Your urban dwellings shouldn’t stop you from the joys of having a dog. However, you should carefully consider your lifestyle, space and the needs of the dog before selecting a furry family member.…
pet insurance review: galena the black labrador
January 2, 2020
In search of a dog that could keep up with his adventures, Calvin found his perfect match: a sweet and gentle Black Labrador named Galena. By the age of two, Galena had successfully earned her search…
How Much Does an MRI for a Dog Cost? | Dog MRI
December 23, 2019
Veterinary medicine is constantly evolving to offer sick pets better treatments and therefore, better chances at living longer, healthier lives. One way this is possible is through the advancement of…
can pet insurance cover antibiotics?
December 20, 2019
The first antibiotic, penicillin, was discovered in 1928. Since then, antibiotics have saved countless human and animal lives. All pets are at risk for developing infections that require antibiotics…
will pet insurance cover allergy testing?
December 17, 2019
If your pet suffers from allergies, your veterinarian may recommend allergy testing. This test helps to determine the specific substances (allergens) responsible for your pet’s symptoms in order to…
will pet insurance cover hip dysplasia?
December 12, 2019
Hip dysplasia is an important medical condition to be aware of if you have your heart set on bringing home a breed of dog or cat prone to the condition. According to Petplan insurance claims data,…