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Wag hello to spring and St. Pawtrick's Day with these expert tips to protect your pets!

Health Tips for March

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Spring Break - Shake off the winter and put your best paw forward this spring! Turn over a new leaf with this wagtastic guide to getting fit with Fido.

March Into Poison Prevention Month - What do tulip bulbs, cocoa mulch and raisins have in common? They're all poisonous to pets! This Poison Prevention Month, help ensure your furry friend doesn't turn green around the gills with our Eat This, Not That primer on edible pet health hazards.

Puppy Love - March 23 is one of the most pawesome days of the year… National Puppy Day! If you hope to hear the pitter patter of tiny paws this year, it's time to nose through our pet parent guide, What to Expect When You're Expecting… A Puppy!

Vets for Pets

(expert blogs to boost your pet prowess!)

Lucky Break - Succumbing to rabies may soon be a thing of a past, thanks to fur-bulous researchers at the University Georgia. Dr. Kim Smyth has the scoop on a new vaccine which could save the lives of pets – and their parents!

Best Shot - The big vaccine debate has a new focus: our four-legged friends! Dr. Ernie Ward cuts through the noise and shares important vaccination facts every pet parent needs to know.

Bottle It Up - What if a homeopathic remedy that promises to calm a hyper canine actually makes him ill? Dr. Ernie Ward shares the latest on the over-the-counter solution that could be getting your dog drunk.

Pawesome Pet Sitters - To celebrate Professional Pet Sitters Week (March 1-7), we’ve sniffed out the best tips and most im-paw-tant advice on finding the perfect sitter for your four-legged family member. Find out how to use a pet sitter, how to prepare for your trip away from your furry friend and lots more!


Feeling lucky? Post a picture of your #PetplanProtected pet on our Facebook page and if we draw your name during our quarterly fan appreciation contest, you’ll win a $100 PetSmart gift card!

Put a spring in your pet’s step with this salad recipe packed full of seasonal veggies to boost nutrition, keep your best friend trim and prevent sprains, stains and tears!

Tips from Dr. Ernie Ward's Chow Hounds: Why Our Dogs are Getting Fatter - a Vet's Plan to Save Their Lives (2010 HCI). Check with your veterinarian before trying a new recipe for your pet to ensure your efforts — and your furry friends! — are appropriately rewarded. For more inspiring ideas, click here.

Tournament of tails - Shelters, rescues and humane societies give 110 paw-cent to help pets rebound from adversity and find fur-ever homes. Here’s your chance to cheer them on — while raising awareness for the underdogs (and cats!) they serve. Petplan’s 2nd annual Tournament of Tails Shelter Pet Challenge kicks off March 17th and will feature 32 adoptable pet players vying for a $5,000 grand prize for their shelter — and ultimately — a fur-ever home! Get ready to play some ball! Follow our Facebook page for the official announcement!

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