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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.

Recognising Animal Charities

Recognising Animal Charities
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This article contains: Dog Cat Rabbit
We all love our furry friends, we take care of them and in return they give us their love and affection, but sometimes they aren’t capable of looking after themselves or someone has refused to look after them. In unfortunate cases like this, we have numerous animal charities here in the UK to ensure that these pets are well-looked after and often find them new homes of their own. Petplan takes a look at some of the most important animal charity work being done and how it helps pets that need this love and care.

10 Reasons To Buy Your Child A Pet

10 Reasons To Buy Your Child A Pet
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This article contains: Dog Cat Rabbit
Should you buy your child a pet? It’s a question that many parents ask themselves, but it’s hard to know the answer. Every family is different, and pets have their own wants and needs to take into account. However, there are a multitude of benefits to be had by introducing your child or children to a furry new friend.

Your Pet’s Vet Visit: How to Keep Them Calm

Your Pet’s Vet Visit: How to Keep Them Calm
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This article contains: Dog Cat
We know the vet is focused on helping our fluffy best friends feel better, our pets often become frustrated as they don’t understand why they need to visit a different place whilst feeling under the weather. For some pets and owners, vet appointments can become an equally dreaded experience, however there are thankfully different ways in which you can help reduce negative emotions on check-up day and introduce the calm...

Pets with style: The most stylish, groomed pets on social media

Pets with style: The most stylish, groomed pets on social media
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This article contains: Dog Cat Rabbit
August was an exciting month here at Petplan UK, as with much anticipation we officially joined the Instagram community! From vet-approved advice and top pet tips, to community pet stories and cuteness overload, feel free to explore our Instagram page and give us a follow @petplan_uk. Take a scroll for all things fluffy and if you have a special pet story to share with us, get involved in the action and hashtag

5 of the World’s Rarest Dog Breeds

5 of the World’s Rarest Dog Breeds
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This article contains: Dog
It’s difficult to pin a number on the amount of dog breeds that exist around the globe today. From the miniature but mighty Chihuahua to the big softie Golden Retriever, there are plenty breeds to choose from when seeking the perfect canine companion. However, no matter how many mutts you think you recognise, there are some lesser-known doggies which you may have never even heard of.
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