health tips

Expert pet health tips purr-fect for any walk of life from Petplan’s team of veterinary experts.

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December 29, 2016
Snuggling a furry heat source can be the antidote to a frigid day, but when that’s not enough you need extra heat sources to keep your pack toasty. If your furnace doesn’t cut it, consider your pet…
December 29, 2016
Does your pet have breath not even Cupid could love? Get his teeth in top condition for Valentine’s Day kisses! Periodontal disease is the most common clinical condition veterinarians see in…
December 29, 2016
When the snowflakes start falling, it’s not unusual to see “flurries” in your pet’s fur. Forced air heating coupled with low humidity in your home can make for one flaky pet…
December 29, 2016
Winter in northern climates presents a bevy of health hazards for pets. From antifreeze to snow blindness, the drop in mercury keeps pet owners on their toes. But even for the lucky who live in more…
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September 27, 2016
As pets age or suffer certain medical conditions, they can experience loss of vision, hearing or even loss of a limb. If your pet experiences this kind of physical change, it’s important to ease his…
September 27, 2016
Thanks in part to advancing veterinary medicine, our four-legged friends are living longer than ever. But as your pet reaches her “golden years,” you may notice behavior changes that…