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Some pet insurance policies will not cover taking a cat or dog abroad

Analysis by Defaqto has found that although 75% of cat and dog insurance policies cover pets for overseas travel as standard, 24% provide no cover at all for this.

Birmingham Animal Sanctuary wins £500 from Petplan

Wythall Animal Sanctuary in Kings Norton, Birmingham, has won a valuable £500 donation from the UK’s largest pet insurance provider, Petplan.

Social ‘Petworking’ - are you barking?!

Social ‘Petworking’ - are you barking?!

Petplan, the UK’s largest pet insurance provider, has revealed that over half of UK pet owners* are sharing photos of their pets online and, what’s more, one in ten of all UK pets have their own Facebook, Twitter and/or YouTube page with many becoming more popular than their human counterparts.

New look policies from Petplan

New look policies from Petplan

With over 250 pet insurance policies now in the market, the industry is becoming a minefield for pet owners with varying benefits and levels of cover often confusing them to a point where they think they’re getting lifetime cover but instead trapped with a restrictive policy.

The Co-op offers discount on pet insurance

The Co-operative Pet Insurance is urging pet owners to take extra care with their animals' health as temperatures rise.

Are pets putting a ‘paws’ on summer holiday plans?

Are pets putting a ‘paws’ on summer holiday plans?

If you’re thinking about taking a holiday this year, don’t use your furry friend as an excuse not to go. According to Petplan, the UK’s largest pet insurer, one in four pet owners are taking less holidays since getting a pet* with the majority saying their pet is the culprit for the reduction in their vacation.

Petplan dog show comes to Blackpool

Petplan dog show comes to Blackpool

Petplan, the UK’s favourite pet insurance provider, is once again returning to Blackpool Championship Dog Show at Ballam Road, which runs from 24th-26th June, to host a Petplan Junior Stakes Qualifier.

Osgodby cats rescue centre wins Petplan prize draw

The Lincolnshire Trust for Cats, in Osgodby, has won a valuable £500 donation from the UK’s favourite pet insurance provider, Petplan.

Warring couples fight like cats and dogs over who gets the pets

A fifth (20%) of separating couples with pets have fought for custody of their animal when their relationship failed, according to research by The Co-operative Pet Insurance.

Petplan dog show comes to Bath

Petplan dog show comes to Bath

Petplan, the UK’s favourite pet insurance provider, is heading to this year’s Bath Canine General Championship Show, which runs from 27 May – 30 May 2011, to launch this year’s Petplan Junior Stakes qualifying round.

Win a portable music station with Petplan

Win a portable music station with Petplan

Petplan, the UK’s favourite pet insurance provider, is giving pet owners the chance to win a brand new iPod Touch and a Sony iPod Dock when you ‘Like’ their PetplanUK Facebook page*.

Local Evesham Animal Centre wins £500 from Petplan

Local Evesham Animal Centre wins £500 from Petplan

Dogs Trust in Evesham has won a valuable £500 donation from the UK’s favourite pet insurance provider, Petplan.

Average cost of a pet insurance dental care claim is £192.68

Around one in ten cat or dog owners (10%) in the UK - 1.76 million people - claim that their pets suffered dental problems in the last year, according to research by Sainsbury's Finance.

What men do when their best friend goes walkies

They say a dog is a man's best friend and new research from MORE TH>N pet insurance shows the attachment men have with their pets appears to be greater than that of their female counterparts.

Winners announced for the 2011 Vet of the Year Awards

Winners announced for the 2011 Vet of the Year Awards

Following a nationwide search to find the UK’s top veterinary professionals for 2011, Petplan, the UK’s favourite pet insurance provider, has announced the winners of the prestigious Veterinary Awards.