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Category Archives: Petplan Checklist

New Year’s Eve pet safety: how to keep your dog, cat or rabbit calm during the fireworks

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While many of us will be all too aware of the unease that bonfire night and the surrounding period can cause our pets, it can be easy to forget that New Year’s Eve can also be a time of stress for our furry friends.

Petplan looks at tips to help keep your pet calm and safe during this New Year’s Eve…

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What questions should I ask my dog walker? Insurance, credentials, safety and more

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Taking your dog out for an early morning walk or an evening stroll is one of the most rewarding parts of having a pet – but sometimes time constraints or other factors mean it’s just not possible.

While professional dog walkers used to be something only LA film stars would consider, they are increasingly becoming an option for many people who, for various reasons, are unable to give their dog the exercise they need.

But what makes a good dog walker? And how do you go about picking one? Here are six key questions that Petplan thinks you should be asking…

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Petplan’s key points for responsible pet ownership

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Getting a pet can bring a lot of happiness to both you and your new cat, dog or any other furry friend you welcome into your home.

However, it’s also a serious commitment with many important duties to consider that may not be immediately apparent – responsible pet ownership consists of more than simply feeding and playing with your pet.

Here are some things to bear in mind before and after you get a new pet…

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