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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.

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,…
two young children playing with kitten | benefits of kitten insurance
November 12, 2019
What’s not to love about kittens? Their tiny noses, fuzzy paws and affectionate nature make us want to cuddle with them all day, but their high energy and independent ways could give any pet parent…
Petplan pet insurance review | Sydney the Pit Bull
November 4, 2019
With her heart set on adopting a Pit Bull, Mally was thrilled to offer Sydney her home. From hiking the endless mountains in Colorado to running around the backyard, the pup relished time outside…
How much does a vet visit cost for sick dog?
November 1, 2019
All pets are at risk for developing illnesses and injuries. In fact, illness is the third most common reason for a pet to see a veterinarian.* Unfortunately, many pet owners are not prepared for the…