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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: moush the armenian gampr
December 10, 2019
Claudia owned many different types of large dogs before, but when it came time to get her German Shepherd, Zora, a playmate, she knew she wanted an Armenian Gampr. The stunning landrace breed is…
pet insurance review: Delaney the golden retriever
December 5, 2019
True to the breed’s nature, Janet and Paul’s five-year-old Golden Retriever, Delaney, is always eager to please. “She just wants to be with my husband and I all the time,” gushed Janet.…
will pet insurance cover teeth cleaning?
December 3, 2019
Teeth cleaning is more than just brushing your pet’s teeth – it’s an essential part of the comprehensive oral health assessment and treatment (COHAT) performed by your veterinary team to prevent and…
will pet insurance cover diabetes?
November 25, 2019
Diabetes not only affects pets, but their families, too. An estimated 1 in 300 dogs* and 1 in 230 cats** will develop diabetes during their lifetime. It is a chronic disease that lowers a pet’s…
5 reasons to get pet insurance for your puppy
November 21, 2019
Puppyhood is a happy, exciting time, but some pet parents experience feelings of worry and uncertainty about what a puppy may demand. You might be wondering, how will we handle unexpected illness or…
does pet insurance cover x-rays?
November 19, 2019
The most common diagnostic imaging test for sick pets is an X-ray,* because they allow veterinarians to investigate injuries and illnesses in a noninvasive manner. Ideal for visualizing the stomach,…