Exercise and mental stimulation are extremely important to keep your canine companion happy and maintain their fitness – but are you making the most out of your daily walk with your dog? To celebrate National Walk Your Dog Month, Petplan takes a look at how to get the most out of walking your dog.
As autumn ends and the thought of snow and frost creeps closer to reality, getting up and keeping fit can seem like the hardest thing in the world. For many, early morning jogs and evening walks can seem like an almost impossible task but dog owners across the country know that getting up early doesn’t have to be a chore. In fact, it can be a delight. One that keeps you and your pets both physically and mentally fit.
You've probably heard the phrase ‘Fight like cats and dogs' but most pet owners will tell you that this is not completely true. Yes, cats and dogs are opposites by nature; cats being independent adventurers, whilst dogs are better known for being friendly companions, but their differences don't make them natural enemies. Believe it or not your pets can, and probably will, get along. Petplan explores how you can help your pets get along and what to consider before introducing a new pet.
We've all seen those cute videos of toddlers and pets on the internet, watching as they play together and display genuine affection for one another. Their shared joy found in simple activities such as rolling around the floor can be a sight to behold. However, did you know that their connection goes beyond these viral moments and pets and toddlers have an incredible rate of attachment?
'Tis the season, and Christmas is well and truly here. You've no doubt already decorated your house to your exact specifications, but have you thought about your pets? Whilst everyone loves setting up the house with tinsel and candles, it's easy to get carried away and forget that there are a few things in your home that may not be perfect for your pets. Petplan takes a look at how to have a pet safe Christmas in your home this year.
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