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Summer update on Bunker, the Hounds for Heroes pup

Summer update on Bunker, the Hounds for Heroes pup
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It's time to catch up with trainee assistance dog Bunker as he prepares to graduate. Also, find out what else has been happening at Hounds for Heroes, the charity that sponsors him – including the Endal Awards, which celebrate heroic dogs.

As you can see, Bunker is definitely growing up – although his trainers say he's still as soft as butter and totally loveable.

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What's the best book for pet lovers?

What's the best book for pet lovers?
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At Petplan, we are always keen to discover and share all things to do with pets. With this in mind, for this week's blog we've collected some of our favourite cat, dog and rabbit books.

From My Family and Other Animals to Marley and Me, pets have taken a starring role in many stories over the years. Here are some of our top reads from recent times

Your pets are Petplan's new TV stars!

Your pets are Petplan's new TV stars!
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A new TV advert starring dogs, cats and rabbits selected via a competition we ran on our Facebook page airs for the first time tonight.

After we broadcast our previous Petplan TV advert at the beginning of this year, we were inundated with hundreds of requests from people who wanted to see their own pet on the telly.

Does my dog need to wear a collar?

Does my dog need to wear a collar?
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Absolutely. It is a legal requirement for dogs to wear a collar in public. To avoid a hefty fine, owners must also ensure that the dog displays their name and address.

By law, when a dog is in a public place, it must wear a collar. This – or a tag attached to the collar – must also bear its owner's name and address.

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