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Brachycephalic Breeds: Health Conditions in Flat Faced Dogs

Do you have a brachycephalic breed dog? If you’re not sure what this means, we’ll go over it in a bit. If you do, you’ve probably heard about brachycephalic airway syndrome. This is rather common for ‘flat-faced’ dog and cat breeds. It makes it hard for them to breathe and that can lead to a … Read more

How to Build Puppy Trust this National Puppy Day

puppies under blanket celebrating National Puppy Day

This week we recognise National Puppy Day (Wednesday) and what better way to celebrate it than with bringing home a new puppy? As long as you have the time, money and love to give them, of course! Unfortunately more and more dogs are ending up in shelters recently due to post-lockdown realisations from new pet … Read more

Dogs Are a Woman’s Best Friend this International Women’s Day

International Women's Day celebrates dogs as best friends

Happy International Women’s Day! To celebrate today’s fabulously festive (and meaningful) occasion, we’re celebrating why dogs truly are a woman’s best friend. How? With scientific data of course – get those red hot nerd glasses on. PD Insurance has compiled the findings of three independent studies, with each focusing on a different aspect of the … Read more

Share Your Pet Topic Choices to WIN!

spoil your dog with a toy like this collie and plush reindeer

At PD Insurance we’re proudly active in educating fellow pet parents about all things animals. We do this through our blog, social media, e-newsletters and more. Why? We know pets are happier and healthier when their (non-fur) family members: 1. Know more about why dogs and cats are the way they are, and 2. Understand how to best protect … Read more

Hairless Cats: 5 Breeds and What You Need to Know

hairless cats often look like this blue eyed grey skinned creature

Hairless cats appeal to all sorts of owners for all sorts of reasons. There are those feline lovers who want a cat but are allergic to cat fur. Others simply love their unique and exotic look. And of course there are cat folks who’re keen for cuddles without the fur flying about. Did you know … Read more

Protecting Pets If You Catch COVID-19

Coronavirus in dogs and cats like this stripey one in a blanket can be serious

COVID-19 has affected the world, and its pets. Not only because coronavirus in dogs and cats is a thing, but economic and societal changes have led to all sorts of unanticipated phenomena, like stolen dogs being on the rise. Thankfully, the zoonotic virus generally has little to no effect and symptoms tend to be mild. … Read more

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