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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: George the Schnoodle | George the Schnoodle smiling at the camera
April 30, 2020
In 2008, Lauren, who works primarily as an actress, booked a modeling gig for a morning show segment. She noticed the following piece on hypoallergenic pets featured a few adoptable pups, including…
Can You Give A Dog or Cat Tylenol? | Jack Russell sitting on couch with tylenol tablets
April 28, 2020
Tylenol is a popular, over-the-counter fever reducer (antipyretic) and pain reliever (analgesic), but that doesn’t make it safe for our pets. In fact, this pharmacy staple is very toxic to cats and…
COVID-19 In Cats | cat perched on floor looking at camera
April 23, 2020
Recently, two cats in New York tested positive for coronavirus, making them the first pets in the US affected. This has naturally raised concern for many families, so we’ve compiled the latest…
COVID-19 and pets FAQS | Veterinarian Q&A
April 22, 2020
You asked, our experts answered!  We asked our members, “What are your pet parent concerns during COVID-19?”. Below our on-staff veterinarians and vet techs answer the most frequently asked…
Pet Insurance: When Can I Claim? | man on computer filing a pet insurance claim with corgi sitting on his lap
April 21, 2020
Whether you just enrolled your furry family member in pet insurance or you had your first unexpected vet visit, it’s not uncommon to be confused when it comes to filing a claim. In short, you can…
pet readiness kit
April 15, 2020
During these uncertain times, we are fortunate to have our pets for comfort. It’s important to keep pets entertained during this quarantine and to have a plan in place in case you or a family member…