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Is my dog depressed? The facts about dog depression

Is my dog depressed? The facts about dog depression
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Mental health issues aren't restricted to humans and it seems dogs can also develop depression.

Petplan takes a look at the symptoms of depression in dogs and the things you should do if you suspect your dog is depressed…

Stories from the surgery: a lost cat with a broken leg and the importance of microchipping

Stories from the surgery: a lost cat with a broken leg and the importance of microchipping
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Petplan vet Brian Faulkner has once again taken time out of his busy schedule to tell us all about some of the strange, funny and sometimes difficult things he encounters in his surgery.

This month, he tells us the story of a cat presented at his surgery and how their plight made him reflect on the importance of microchipping pets…

What to know if you're buying an… English Cocker Spaniel

What to know if you're buying an… English Cocker Spaniel
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This article contains: dogs Breed profile cocker spaniel
There are many aspects that potential dog owners need to consider before acquiring a dog or puppy and each breed has their own unique personalities and health care needs.

Petplan takes a look at the origins, temperament and common health problems of the English Cocker Spaniel...

How to give your cat or dog their medicine

How to give your cat or dog their medicine
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This article contains: medication Cat advice Dog Advice
Many cats and dogs dislike taking medicine - but if they need to take regular medication tablet time can become a nightmare!

Petplan looks at the best tips and tricks to get your four-legged companion to take their medicine happily and fuss-free...

What to know if you're buying a... Labrador Retriever

What to know if you're buying a... Labrador Retriever
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Each breed of dog has their own unique personalities and health care needs that need to be taken into consideration.

Petplan takes a look at the things any potential owner should be aware of when considering a Labrador Retriever…

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