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Welcome to Petplan’s blog, a space where you can read up on the latest pet-news, find out interesting facts and tips about keeping your pets happy and healthy, and share your views on hot topics.

How to prepare your home for a new pet

How to prepare your home for a new pet
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The first few days in its new home can be daunting for a pet - it takes time and some forward thinking to prepare your home to welcome them.

Here’s some advice on putting the new family member at ease.

Could you win our Guess the Breeds game?

Could you win our Guess the Breeds game?
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Against a ticking clock, how many cat, dog or rabbit breeds can you recognise? Play Petplan's Guess the Breeds game to test your skills.

If you're accurate – and the quickest – you could win £500 of Pets at Home vouchers.

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

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