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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.

5 of the World’s Rarest Dog Breeds

5 of the World’s Rarest Dog Breeds
Posted on by Petplan
This article contains: Dog
It’s difficult to pin a number on the amount of dog breeds that exist around the globe today. From the miniature but mighty Chihuahua to the big softie Golden Retriever, there are plenty breeds to choose from when seeking the perfect canine companion. However, no matter how many mutts you think you recognise, there are some lesser-known doggies which you may have never even heard of.

Bunnies on the Big Screen

Bunnies on the Big Screen
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This article contains: Rabbit
Rabbits have been starring in the spotlight for over a century, from cuddly sidekicks to adventurous troublemakers. No matter what your preferred movie genre may be, everyone can think of at least one famed furry character from the silver screen.

Things to consider when taking your pet on holiday

Things to consider when taking your pet on holiday
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This article contains: Dog Cat
Petplan explores some ideas for making your break as stress-free as possible, whether you're taking your pet with you or not...

Stories from the surgery: Tick bites and Lyme disease

Stories from the surgery: Tick bites and Lyme disease
Posted on by Petplan
This article contains: Dog Cat
Each month, Petplan vet, Brian Faulkner, shares his stories about some of the strange, funny and sometimes difficult cases he encounters in his surgery.

How to clean your dog’s teeth

How to clean your dog’s teeth
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This article contains: Dog
Regularly brushing your dog’s teeth will help keep their gums and teeth clean, contributing to their long-term wellbeing as well as helping to prevent or fight gum disease.
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