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Pethood Stories

Pets are an important part of the family and together you will experience a number of highs and lows during your journey together. Whether it’s your pets funny antics that entertain you every day or those moments of worry when your pet is unwell – everyone has a story to share. Tell us your #PethoodStories and see other pets stories below.

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Pethood Stories

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  • Dorothy and Kathryn

    Dorothy is a bit of a princess! Kathryn and all the family are all besotted with her. She instantly became part of the family. Only 3 months after adopting Dorothy, Kathryn came downstairs to find Dorothy looking very ill. They discovered she had managed to jump onto the kitchen table and swallow an entire punnet of grapes, which happen to be very poisonous to dogs...

  • Sobrino and Joe

    Sobrino is a huge character who is notoriously stubborn. He loves going on long country walks and Joe loves having him around. Joe has always had dogs and adopted Sobrino soon after sadly losing his previous Samoyed, around 7 years ago. One very rainy July day, on a walk through a farmer’s field, Sobrino was poisoned. This is something that has impacted his life forever...

  • Murphy and Sean

    Murphy is an energetic Irish Terrier who according to Sean, “likes to think he’s the boss”, but is really an absolute softy at heart. He’s a big character, leaving them howling with laughter after his cheeky antics. However, at around 10 months old he developed a cough that didn’t go away. After a visit to the vets he was diagnosed with a serious congenital lung disorder and rushed into theatre that day...

  • Boris and Sharon

    Boris is a 3 year old Hungarian Viszla, who Sharon describes as her third child. He’s helped her through some tough times and often refers to him as her support dog. But recently, it was Sharon’s turn to be there for Boris when he needed unexpected veterinary care. After returning from a walk, Sharon noticed something wasn’t quite right…

  • Ben and Eunice

    Ben was rescued by Eunice and her husband when he was just a puppy. After their sons left, Eunice felt that Ben filled the ‘empty nest syndrome’ they were suffering and he quickly became a much loved member of the family. Despite being only 7, Ben has been living with a skin condition from a young age requiring ongoing treatment and frequent vet visits and he was also hit by a car...

  • Elijah and Lahni

    Elijah had a tough start in life after being abandoned with his brothers and sisters but thankfully Lahni rescued and hand reared him and as a result they have an incredibly strong bond. When Elijah developed a lump, Lahni couldn’t help but worry and rushed him straight to the vets for advice…

  • Valentine and Evie

    Valentine is such a huge part of Evie’s life, she describes Valentine as her best friend. After Evie lost her last horse to colic, she was devastated to find out Valentine has been diagnosed with the same condition and couldn’t stop thinking how terrible it was going to be to go through this for a second time. Valentine was admitted for surgery to try and save her life...

All video stories have been reproduced with our customers' permission. Petplan does not accept responsibility for the views expressed in our customer stories, which are in our customers' own words and based on their own personal experiences. Pre-existing conditions are not covered. Cover is provided subject to policy terms, conditions and excesses, so please always refer to your own latest policy documents for details of the cover available for your pet. Petplan is a trading name of Pet Plan Limited and Allianz Insurance plc.

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