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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.

Dog in a hurricane
September 10, 2018
Updated: August 29, 2019 As we've seen with Hurricanes Harvey, Michael and Irma, natural disasters like hurricanes, tropical storms and flooding can be devastating for families and animals…
good news for traveling pets!
August 6, 2018
If you love traveling with your pet, I have two pieces of really good news! Recently, in a rare “bi-paw-tisan” moment, House legislators approved an Amtrak funding bill that will allow some pets…
Dog sitting in a grass field | Can dogs eat tomatoes? | Are tomatoes bad for dogs? | Petplan
June 20, 2018
With their regal red appearance and sweet aroma, tomatoes can be an appealing snack to a hungry dog — or one looking to destroy the family garden. And while you’d probably be pretty angry if your dog…
on the uptick
May 23, 2018
Lyme disease tops claims for April as tick-borne illness numbers continue to rise As warmer weather leads pets and their people outdoors, pet insurance claims from this same time last year offer an…
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May 17, 2018
After raising more than $50,000, K-9 grant program expanded to include 50 dogs in 2018 Newtown Square, PA (February 21, 2018) – Petplan pet insurance announced that 50 working police dogs will…
May 1, 2018
Pet insurance provider joins coalition to make animal shelters throughout the nation no-kill by 2025 Newtown Square, PA (February 27, 2018) – Petplan pet insurance announced today that it…