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November charity prize draw winner

November charity prize draw winner
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At Petplan, we are passionate about animal welfare, which is why we work with more animal re-homing charities than any other pet insurance provider - in fact over 1,200 throughout the UK.

With the rising cost of animal care, we realise that helping these charities with their valuable work is more important than ever before.

Last chance to apply for a grant from the Petplan Charitable Trust!

Last chance to apply for a grant from the Petplan Charitable Trust!
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Animal charities take note: with the closing date of 13 December fast approaching, now's the time to apply for a grant from the Petplan Charitable Trust.

Since the Trust launched in 1994, it has provided more than £7 million in grants to support a wide range of projects - all thanks to the thousands of generous Petplan policyholders who donate to the Trust every year.

The conservation efforts of Luna the Labrador

The conservation efforts of Luna the Labrador
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UK wildlife groups have gained an unexpected ally in their battle to protect a rare native species: a shy but talented black Labrador called Luna. Here, Aileen Scoular finds out more about Luna's interesting work.

For a delicate dog who is known to walk around puddles rather than get her paws dirty, Luna has a rather surprising day job.

The latest news from Bunker

The latest news from Bunker
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Since we last heard from Hounds for Heroes 'puppy parent', Grace Brandon, trainee assistance dog Bunker has started his advanced training. Here, Grace gives us an update on Bunker's good work, and his growing popularity.

'Since Bunker started his advanced training, he has been the centre of attention - mainly due to his affectionate nature and tendency to 'fall over' for a belly rub while being stroked!

Bringing home baby

Bringing home baby
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How do you help your pets adjust to a brand-new member of the family? Hazel Davis, dog-lover and mum of two, shares some advice from her own experiences about how to live together safely and happily.

When I became pregnant with my first child, people gently suggested that our dogs might object to an unannounced arrival - neither is especially known for calmness.

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