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How much should my dog be sleeping?

How much should my dog be sleeping?
Posted on by Petplan
This article contains: Dog Sleep
Unlike humans who generally stay up all day and then sleep for one long stretch at night, dogs spread out their sleep. Dogs can sometimes appear to sleep for days at a time, and you might think they’re just being lazy. Sometimes this can be natural, or a symptom of something else. Petplan looks at how much sleep is considered normal for your dog, and why their sleep cycle is so different to ours…

Why do rabbits eat their own faeces?

Why do rabbits eat their own faeces?
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This article contains: Rabbit Faeces
You may have noticed your rabbit eating their faeces and naturally questioned whether this is normal. However, it’s not just normal, but vital to your rabbit’s health. Petplan explains the process of this second ingestion, and why it’s so important…

Cat Health - What is cat diabetes?

Cat Health - What is cat diabetes?
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This article contains: Diabetes Cat
Diabetes is a common condition in cats often causing serious problems if left untreated. Symptoms overlap with other diseases, making diabetes harder to diagnose. With a healthy lifestyle, the right diet and treatment you can successfully manage the health of your diabetic cat. Petplan takes a look into this well-known condition, giving you signs to be aware of, and treatment options for diabetes in cats…

Is it normal for my cat to snore?

Is it normal for my cat to snore?
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This article contains: Cat Sleep Snoring
is it normal for cats to snore It’s no secret that cats love to sleep, they do it often, and they do it best. Many people will be familiar with the sound of their cats gently snoring whilst cuddled up on the couch – but is it actually normal for your cat to snore? Petplan looks at reasons why cats snore, and some of the more common cat health issues associated with snoring…

Is it natural for cats and dogs to not get along?

Is it natural for cats and dogs to not get along?
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This article contains: Behaviour Cat Dog
It’s an age-old perception that’s been passed down through the ages, the myth that has fuelled countless cartoons and movies – the feud between cats and dogs. The idea of ‘fighting like cats and dogs’ is nothing new, and humankind’s two closest allies have always battled out for table scraps and the human lap. Petplan looks at the famous phrase and whether there is any truth behind it…
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