health tips

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

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September 27, 2016
Imagine how hard it would be to follow the rules if the signs kept changing. If one day a stop sign meant “Stop,” and the next day it meant, “Go,” you’d be pretty confused about what to do. The same…
June 27, 2016
Picture that classic scene of a carefree dog and his owner traveling down life’s big open road together. The dog is gleefully peeking out the window, mouth open, ears flapping in the wind. But…
June 27, 2016
We all have days when we don’t want to get out of bed, and our four-legged family members are no exception. Sometimes the bed is just too cozy to leave! But if your pet is habitually sleeping…
June 27, 2016
When a pet lives to play, the news that he or she needs to have a limb amputated can be devastating for pet parents. The loss of a limb is a drastic concept, and it’s OK to be upset. But rest…
June 27, 2016
According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP) more than half of our country’s pets are overweight or obese, and that extra weight takes a toll on furry friends’ bodies.…
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June 27, 2016
Some dogs are naturally a bit bow-legged, especially those with short legs, like Basset Hounds and Dachshunds. But when pet parents observe painful curving or twisting of the long bones of the legs,…