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Debate: Is premium cat or dog food worth the money?

Debate: Is premium cat or dog food worth the money?
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Exercise and a healthy diet are vital for humans and animals alike but, unlike us, our pets have very little say in what they put into their bodies.

Which is why choosing the right food for your pet is something that should be given serious attention. However, with so many brands and so many different prices, the choice can often appear overwhelming.

How do you go about choosing food for your pet? Do you use the most expensive one you can afford? Or do you think cheaper products are just as good?

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Petplan has searched high and low to compile this list of the weirdest and most wonderful pet gadgets around.

Some gadgets allow you to finally understand what your pet is saying (allegedly!), some make mundane tasks more convenient, while others are even stranger!

We've complied a few of our favourites below - but we know there are more out there. So, please let us know the strangest pet gadgets you've ever seen in the comment section below...

The best autumn dog walking locations in Great Britain

The best autumn dog walking locations in Great Britain
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Getting out and about with your pet is one of the best things about being a dog owner – and there’s no better time to do it that autumn.

We’ve already dealt with how to keep your pet healthy and safe in autumn but now it’s time to look at where you and your dog can go to make the most of these great months.

Check out five of the best places for autumn dog walking below and let us know of your own personal favourites…

How to keep your pet healthy and safe in autumn

How to keep your pet healthy and safe in autumn
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Having just been through one of the driest and warmest Septembers on record, it’s all too easy to forget that autumn is well on its way.

And while the problems that summer and winter can pose for pets and their owners are generally well known, there can be important issues to overcome in the transitional autumn months.

Below are just some of the things that cat and dog owners may need to look into as the nights draw in and the temperatures drops…

Petplan £500 prize draw winner: Waggy Tails dog rescue

Petplan £500 prize draw winner: Waggy Tails dog rescue
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The winner of our monthly prize draw for August is dog rehoming charity, Waggy Tails.

Based near Poole and Bournemouth, Waggy Tails puts their animals first and has a strict adoption criteria that includes dogs not being left alone for more than four hours a day, and the need for any new owners to have a secure back garden.

It’s this attention to detail that has made them such worthy recipients of a £500 cheque from Petplan. We spoke to Office Manager and fundraiser Susan Webster to find out more…

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