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Pets in the News: a luxurious cattery and dog language secrets revealed!

Pets in the News: a luxurious cattery and dog language secrets revealed!
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There’s never a shortage of great pet stories on television or in print – but the past few weeks seem to have been particularly fruitful for fans of feline fun or dog drama.

Here’s Petplan’s rundown of our favourite recent stories about our furry friends but, as always, if you think we’ve missed any gold, let us know in the comments section below…

Pet Winter Safety Checklist: dogs, cats and smaller pets

Pet Winter Safety Checklist: dogs, cats and smaller pets
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The longer nights and colder days don’t just affect people – the winter months can also have a big effect on our pets.

In spite of the recent mild conditions, winter is most definitely on its way, so to help ensure your cats, dogs and other pets are kept safe and healthy, we’ve put together this quick checklist to help you prepare…

Pet furniture ideas for your cats and dogs

Pet furniture ideas for your cats and dogs
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Owning a cat or dog means giving over your home to a pet who, surprisingly enough, may not have the same respect for your newly refurbished chaise lounge as you do.

However, there’s a growing trend for specially-designed pet furniture that will allow your furry friend to be stimulated and entertained within your home.

Below are some of the most innovative and interesting examples that Petplan has come across. As always, if there’s anything you think we’ve missed, let us know in the comments below…

Pet firework safety checklist: keep your animal safe on Bonfire Night

Pet firework safety checklist: keep your animal safe on Bonfire Night
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While Bonfire Night can be a source of excitement for most of the family, it can be a nightmare for your cats, dogs and other pets.

With November 5th falling on a Wednesday this year, it is a particularly tough one for pet owners – with the firework displays spread over the whole week and into the following weekend, there’s no let up.

Here’s some advice courtesy of our friends at Blue Cross to ensure a calm and stress free week of fireworks fun…

How to have a safe Halloween with your dog or cat

How to have a safe Halloween with your dog or cat
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Halloween can be a tricky time to be a pet owner – especially with the holiday increasing in popularity in the UK.

Lots of noise, sweets and decorations means there are plenty of added hazards for your pet to avoid. However, if you take a few added precautions, your pet can enjoy Halloween along with the rest of your family.

Here are Petplan’s top tips to ensure your pet has a happy and safe time…

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