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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.

Petplan Vet Brian Faulkner answers your questions about pet health

Petplan Vet Brian Faulkner answers your questions about pet health
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Brian Faulkner is a previous winner of the Petplan Vet of the Year award and has been practising for 18 years. You can ask him anything you like about your pet's health during our next live clinic on Facebook.

Debate: Are the laws on dog ownership fair?

Debate: Are the laws on dog ownership fair?
Posted on by Petplan
With the recent announcement of changes to dog-ownership laws, plus a host of local bylaws to stick to, these are confusing times for dog-lovers. We want to know what you think. Are the Government and Local Authorities fair to dog owners, or are they too strict?

The rules and regulations that make up the laws on dog ownership have been put in place with the best intentions. They are intended to protect dogs, owners and the general public. But it can be hard to keep track of additions and changes, and sometimes it might feel like unreasonable restrictions are being placed on your enjoyment of dogs.

What's your favourite pet film?

What's your favourite pet film?
Posted on by Petplan
The last tear has been shed, the last frock fêted, the last speech cut short… Oscars season is over. But we still can’t get enough of the movies, especially when they feature cuddly, comical or courageous pets.

Here are our favourites, presented in order of release date.

The next Petplan TV ad could feature your pet!

The next Petplan TV ad could feature your pet!
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Have you seen Petplan’s latest TV ad? It features a host of adorable furry friends, from Boxers to Burmese.

The ad was great fun to film and you can watch it right now at petplan.co.uk.

Top 10 best free pet apps

Top 10 best free pet apps
Posted on by Petplan
Do you own a smartphone or tablet? Then check out these great free pet apps…

Animal Translator, Human-to-Cat Translator, Dog Translator:Cat playing hard to get? Dog staring at you with beseeching eyes, but can’t tell you what’s wrong? If you’ve ever wished you could talk (or listen) to your pet, then wish no more – there’s an app for that. In fact, there are several!

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