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Tag Archives: welfare

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Roses, hearts and cuddly toys fill shop windows as the celebration of St. Valentine’s Day approaches. Our four-legged friends provide us with unconditional love every day of the year, so who better to spend this Valentine’s Day with? Why not pamper them with their favourite things. And if you are looking for Cupid’s bow to strike, you could find a soul mate in another pet lover with online dating sites created for likeminded people.

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In order to spoil your cat, dog or rabbit, set some playtime aside. For cats and rabbits, toys – whether homemade or newly bought – are a fantastic way to spend time together.

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Last chance to apply for a grant from the Petplan Charitable Trust!

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Animal charities take note: with the closing date of 13 December fast approaching, now’s the time to apply for a grant from the Petplan Charitable Trust.

Since the Trust launched in 1994, it has provided more than £7 million in grants to support a wide range of projects – all thanks to the thousands of generous Petplan policyholders who donate to the Trust every year.

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Is it sensible to keep rabbits indoors?


The answer is yes, providing you take the right precautions. Kim Sullivan talks to one man who says his bunnies are a delight to have in the house.

‘There is nothing nicer than coming home to find your two rabbits lying on the carpet looking completely content,’ says Alan Wilson, who has shared his home with his pet bunnies for 10 years. ‘They surprise us every day with their cute antics.’

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Petplan’s £1 million gift for rescue animals

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We are thrilled to announce that we have now raised £1 million for our friends at animal charity Blue Cross.

These valuable funds, generated over the past 10 years, have contributed to the running costs of a dozen rehoming centres for dogs, cats, horses and rabbits, as well as four major animal hospitals across the UK.

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