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Dogs’ Eyes Evolved to Appeal to Humans

Dogs’ Eyes Evolved to Appeal to Humans
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According to new research, dogs have evolved their “sad eyes” facial expressions to help them get on better with humans. Learn more about this with Petplan.

Why Do Dogs Roll in Poop?

Why Do Dogs Roll in Poop?
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Petplan explores the motives behind dogs rolling in poop and checks if you can stop your dog rolling in poop.

Understanding Your Pets' Mental Health

Understanding Your Pets' Mental Health
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Petplan explores the truth behind whether pets suffer from mental health problems and the possible causes of these behavioural issues so you can give them the best chance at a quality, happy life.

Pet Photography Tips

Pet Photography Tips
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Pet photography can be a difficult exercise. Learn with Petplan how to take a perfect shot of your pet!

How to adopt a rescue dog

How to adopt a rescue dog
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Adopting a rescue dog can be a life-changing experience for you and your new pet. Here’s a helpful guide on how to approach your rescue search.

Rehoming older pets

Rehoming older pets
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We take a look at why adopting an older dog could be the right decision when it comes to bringing a new pet into your home.

Top 3 Myths and Facts about Rabbits

Top 3 Myths and Facts about Rabbits
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Petplan investigates the most common rabbit facts and myths. Find out the truth, with some expert advice here.

Why do dogs lick you?

Why do dogs lick you?
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Dogs lick themselves in nature for several reasons. It helps them with healing, grooming, social interactions and even nurturing their young. Why do dogs lick us though? Are they giving us love or is it for another reason?

How to stop cats scratching furniture

How to stop cats scratching furniture
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Even the most patient of pet owners recognise the irritation that can come from hearing our cat’s claws scraping down the side of the sofa.

6 Benefits of having a pet

6 Benefits of having a pet
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Thinking of getting a pet? Find the right pet at the right time and the benefits for you both will be endless. Discover more about the positive impact of pet ownership with these handy facts and figures.
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