health tips

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

September 25, 2015
Do you remember that woozy feeling you had as a kid after you just stepped off of a fast merry-go-round, or how dizzy you felt when you spun around with your forehead on a baseball bat and then tried…
dog
September 25, 2015
Whether you’re helping your pet recover from an accident or severe illness, or providing long-term care for a permanently disabled pet, you need to be on the lookout for pressure sores.  …
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May 19, 2015
Dogs who dig in the dirt often don’t do it to drive you daft. Your furry friend may dig for a variety of reasons: seeking a cool place to lounge on a hot day, trying to escape (think digging under…
May 19, 2015
For many pets, grooming is as simple as a bath, blow-dry and nail trim, but some breeds need a bit more than “wash, rinse, repeat” to maintain their coats. Without the help of a groomer (…
May 19, 2015
Post-operative rehabilitation and physical therapy go together just swimmingly — literally! Pet parents may think of hydrotherapy as something pets need only after major orthopedic surgery, but…
cat
May 19, 2015
Let me guess — you’re probably put off by the smell of pet urine, right? But your dogs and cats couldn't disagree more! For them, urine is like social media — with just one sniff, your pet can tell…