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Welcome to Petplan’s blog, a space where you can read up on the latest pet-news, find out interesting facts and tips about keeping your pets happy and healthy, and share your views on hot topics.

How to prepare your home for a new pet

How to prepare your home for a new pet
Posted on by Petplan
This article contains: Cat Dog Advice
Introducing a new pet to your home for the first time can be daunting for our furry friends. Your pet will most likely be both nervous and excitable, and you’ll want to make sure he or she is as comfortable as can be.

Teaching your cat new tricks

Teaching your cat new tricks
Posted on by Petplan
This article contains: Cat Advice Training
Sit, stay and fetch… Those are just for dogs, right? No - contrary to popular belief, our feline friends can master these tricks too. You can teach your cat these tricks, both old and young. But, unlike dogs, cats aren’t likely to be motivated by praise and require patience, practice and a lot of rewards

Rabbit Health A Guide to Maintaining a Healthy Weight

Rabbit Health A Guide to Maintaining a Healthy Weight
Posted on by Petplan
This article contains: Rabbit Health Diet
Keeping an eye on your bunny's weight will make sure he doesn't pile on the pounds or become too thin – both can be a sign of health problems as well as dietary issues. Petplan takes a look into maintaining a healthy weight for your rabbit, and how to tell if your bunny is overweight or underweight.

The facts behind a cat's nine lives

The facts behind a cat's nine lives
Posted on by Petplan
This article contains: Cat Health
A common myth that we’ve all heard is that cats have nine lives. But where does this fiction of feline immortality actually come from? And why is it the number nine? Petplan unravels the myth of a cat’s nine lives, exploring how the phrase came about and giving you the real facts behind it!

Five things you should never feed your dog

Five things you should never feed your dog
Posted on by Petplan
This article contains: Dog Diet
It's hard to resist those big brown eyes staring up at you, but can a little reward from the table really be that bad for your dog? Well, that depends on what it is and what's in it. Some foods are just incredibly bad for our furry friends and can lead to all sorts of health problems. Being a good parent for your fur baby is knowing when to say, 'No'.
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