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Category Archives: Breed profile

What to know if you’re buying a… Staffordshire Bull Terrier

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There are many aspects that potential dog owners need to consider before acquiring a dog or puppy, and each have their own unique personalities and health care needs.

Petplan takes a look at the origins, temperament and common health problems of the Staffordshire Bull Terrier…

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What to know if you are buying a… Maine Coon Cat

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There are many aspects that potential cat owners need to consider before acquiring a cat or kitten and each have their own unique personalities and health care needs.

Petplan takes a look at the origins, temperament and common health problems of the Maine Coon…

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What to know if you’re buying a… Labradoodle

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There are many aspects that potential dog owners need to consider before acquiring a dog or puppy and each have their own unique personalities and health care needs.

Petplan takes a look at the origins, temperament and common health problems of the Labradoodle…

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What to know if you are buying a… Persian cat

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There are many aspects that potential cat owners need to consider before acquiring a cat or kitten as each breed has their own unique personalities and heath care needs.

Petplan takes a look at the origins, temperament and common health problems of the Persian cat.

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What to know if you are buying a… West Highland White Terrier

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There are many aspects that potential dog owners need to consider before acquiring a dog or puppy and each breed has their own unique personalities and health care needs.

Petplan takes a look at the origins, temperament and common health problems of the West Highland White Terrier…

Petplan takes a look at the origins, temperament and common health problems of the West Highland White Terrier…

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The Secret Life of Pets: What to know if you’re buying a Pomeranian like Gidget

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In the new comedy The Secret Life of Pets, which is in cinemas now, we meet Gidget, a sassy little Pomeranian. Just like Gidget, most Pomeranians are packed with personality, making them a great choice of pet for a responsible owner who can keep up with them!

Petplan is delighted to be a brand partner for the film and explores this great little dog, helping you to decide whether to get a Gidget of your own!

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What to know if you are buying a… Bengal Cat

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There are many aspects that potential cat owners need to consider before acquiring a cat or kitten and each breed has their own unique personalities and health care needs.

Petplan takes a look at the origins, temperament and common health problems of the Bengal cat…

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What to know if you’re buying a… Jack Russell Terrier

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There are many aspects that potential dog owners need to consider before acquiring a dog or puppy and each breed has their own unique personalities and health care needs.

Petplan takes a look at the origins, temperament and common health problems of the Jack Russell Terrier…

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A guide to the Dwarf Lop, Netherland Dwarf, Sussex and other popular rabbit breeds

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According to the British Rabbit Council there are more than 60 recognised breeds of rabbit in the UK as of August 2014.

Each has its own typical personality, characteristics and requirements. Long haired breeds for example are for the dedicated as you will need to spend time grooming them.

Large breed rabbits are generally more laid back and less excitable than smaller breeds, but typically large breed rabbit’s life spans are shorter than their smaller breed counter-parts.

Petplan takes a look at five of the most popular breeds in the UK and what you need to know about owning one…

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What to know if you’re buying a… British Shorthair cat

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There are many aspects that potential cat owners need to consider before acquiring a kitten or cat, with each breed having their own unique personalities and health care needs.

Petplan takes a look at the origins, temperament and common health problems of the British Shorthair…

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