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How to have a safe Halloween with your cat or dog

How to have a safe Halloween with your cat or dog
Posted on by Petplan
This article contains: Dog Cat
Halloween is one of the best times of the year, from the fancy dress and sweets, to spooky scary skeletons and fantastic decorations. In recent years the tradition has been increasing in popularity in the UK, but this is making it a little bit harder for pet owners. The festivities, decorations, and food all pose hazards to the home, especially for pets. However, if you want to have a pet friendly Halloween, take a look at Petplan’s tips to ensure a happy, fun, and above all, safe, holiday.

How to plan ahead and make Bonfire Night fireworks more bearable for your cat, dog, or rabbit

How to plan ahead and make Bonfire Night fireworks more bearable for your cat, dog, or rabbit
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This article contains: Dog Cat Rabbit
As autumn draws closer to an end and the shorter winter days start to settle in, fireworks provide some much-needed levity to beat the cold weather blues.

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
Posted on by Petplan
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...
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