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Owners ‘worryingly unprepared’ for health problems in older pets

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RESEARCH commissioned by Petplan has suggested that pet owners are ‘worryingly unprepared to deal with their pet's health throughout its lifetime, especially when it comes to paying for large vet bills’.

On the basis of the results of its pet ‘health census’, the pet insurance provider reports that owners visit their vet less regularly as their pets get older. The survey found that 31 per cent of dog owners and 27 per cent of cat owners visited the …

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