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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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Going abroad? How to choose a kennel, cattery or petsitter

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Continuing the holiday theme, vet Marc Abraham discusses the options for the care of your pet if you go away during the summer

Last week, I wrote about holidaying in the UK with your pet. But if you do find yourselves holidaying abroad this year and must leave your pet behind, you’ll want to know that they’re safe and happy until your return. But who’s trustworthy enough to care for your beloved pet, giving you piece of mind while you’re sunning yourself on a beach hundreds of miles away?

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Are you planning a ‘staycation’ with your pet?

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More and more people are choosing a summer holiday here in the UK rather than heading abroad – and many will take their beloved pets with them. Vet Marc Abraham offers some tips for trouble-free travel

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Pet owners: some quick ways to save money in 2012

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Your beloved pet probably isn’t that interested in the Eurozone crisis or a possible double-dip recession, but we’re all into saving money these days. Here are some ideas on how to save cash when it comes to our pets’

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