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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.

The Secret Life of Pets: It’s a secret Snowball doesn’t want you to know - how to keep your rabbit happy and domesticated…

The Secret Life of Pets: It’s a secret Snowball doesn’t want you to know - how to keep your rabbit happy and domesticated…
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If you think you know what your pet gets up to when you’re not around, the new comedy The Secret Life of Pets, which is in cinemas now, may make you think differently.

Petplan is delighted to be a brand partner for the film and explores the best ways to enrich your rabbit’s environment and keep them in the best of spirits!!

The Secret Life of Pets: Pops may be old, but that doesn’t stop his adventures! How to ensure senior dogs, like Pops, stay happy and healthy 

The Secret Life of Pets: Pops may be old, but that doesn’t stop his adventures! How to ensure senior dogs, like Pops, stay happy and healthy 
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If you think you know what your pet gets up to when you’re not around, the new comedy The Secret Life of Pets, which is in cinemas now, may make you think differently.

Petplan is delighted to be a brand partner for the film and takes a look at health problems that can affect dogs as they age and how best to ensure your dog stays happy like Pops…

Having an older dog is a great experience. While they may not have the youthful energy of a young pup, they more than make up for it with their calm demeanour and loving nature.

However, as they enter their twilight years, they may be susceptible to health issues. Petplan identify health problems that may creep up and offers advice & tips & on how to help your ageing pooch…

Stories from the surgery: treating cataracts and Lenticular Sclerosis in dogs

Stories from the surgery: treating cataracts and Lenticular Sclerosis in dogs
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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 cases he encounters in his surgery.

This month, he tells us about how one very innocuous condition is regularly being mistaken for a far more serious one…

What to know if you are buying a… Bengal Cat

What to know if you are buying a… Bengal Cat
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There are many aspects that potential cat owners need to consider before acquiring a cat or kitten 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 Bengal cat…

What to do if your cat or dog gets lost or goes missing

What to do if your cat or dog gets lost or goes missing
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It’s a moment every pet owner dreads – the moment you realise your beloved animal may be lost or missing.

Knowing what to do and how to respond is important, as the sooner you take action the more likely your pet is to be returned to you safely.

Petplan takes a look at how to minimise the risk and what to do to ensure the safe return of your pet if they do wander off…

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