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Does your balding hamster need help?

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Q: My son recently bought a Russian dwarf hamster, but over the last few weeks he has started to go bald around his front legs and tummy. Could this just be normal moulting?

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Jay the dog and Petplan – a long-term relationship

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Dog Jay’s long-term health conditions meant he was always at the vets. Fortunately owner Catherine Humphreys’ Petplan policy made things that bit easier

Petplan has helped out my 11-year-old rescue dog Jay on numerous occasions during his life. His problems started when he was only one; his mouth was itchy all the time and, although he never broke the skin, he would scratch it all the time.

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How to make your pet allergy a thing of the past

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Your new pet has arrived and is just starting to settle into its new home. And then it hits you – you’re allergic to this beautiful bundle of joy. What do you do? We examine the options for people allergic to their pets. From the PetPeople magazine archive

Pet allergies are, at best, a nuisance. At worst, they can cause a great deal of pain and discomfort. If you plan to get a pet, you might be frustrated to learn that some dogs can make you itch and cats make you sneeze. But can allergy sufferers live with pets?

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