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Frequently Asked Questions
Pet Food And Drink – Pet Insurance – Dog Walking – Pets Travelling and Pet Holidays – Pet Business – Pets And Vets – Pet Rabbits
Can my pet catch Covid-19?
Yes. The first case was reported by Animal and Plant Health Agency on the 22nd July 2020.
What do I do if I suspect my pet has Covid-19?
Wash your hands with soap and water before and after touching your pet.
Immediately contact your veterinary practice for emergency help – do not go the the vet’s practice.
Avoid close contact with pets from other households and stray animals.
Is my pet covered if it catches Covid-19?
Yes, unless your policy states otherwise.
Pet insurers have plans in place to support pet owners who make a claim and have partnered with vets to ensure pets receive treatments they need.
How does my pet catch Covid-19?
The chances are much lower risk than with humans that your pet will catch Covid-19 but pets, strays and wild animals can transmit symptoms through their fur.
Pet owners with Covid-19 symptoms
Pet owners who have symptoms of Coronavirus should minimise contact with their pets and their members of the family.
Pet Food And Drink FAQs
Should I give my dog some Christmas lunch?
Can I give my cat Christmas lunch?
What’s the best pet feeding bowl?
What should I look for when buying pet food?
Are Pumpkins safe for dogs and cats?
Why do dogs drink from toilets?
What foods are harmful to my pet?
Do kittens like milk?
Are treats safe to give to pets?
Pet Insurance FAQs
How much does pet insurance cost?
What if my pet holiday travel firm goes bust?
Can I get pet insurance cover immediately?
Can I be refused pet insurance?
Can I insure a banned dog breed?
What happens if I miss my pets annual treatments?
Your insurer is unlikely to pay out if your pet develops a condition that could have been prevented if caused by a failure to keep up routine treatments such as flea treatments worming, vaccinations.
Can I cover more than one pet on a policy?
What are Dangerous Dog Breeds?
Pets And Vets FAQs
Are vets regulated?
Do I have to flea my pets monthly?
What are normal dog and cat temperatures?
Do I have to pay for my pet to be weighed?
Do I have to microchip a rabbit?
What information does my pet need?
Dog Walking FAQs
Do I need to have an ID tag and collar for my pet?
Are GPS pet trackers any good?
Do local parks legally have to provide information about potentially poisonous plants and shrubs for dogs?
Are dog walkers registered?
Do I have to clean up dog poop?
What’s the amount of exercise my dog needs?
Pets Travelling And Holiday FAQs
Would kennel or cattery fees be reimbursed if I cancelled the holiday?
Does my pet insurance cover me for taking my pet on holiday?
Are paid cat sitters regulated?
What happens if my pet becomes ill before the holiday?
How much does pet transport services cost in the UK?
Can I take my cat on a ferry crossing in the UK for free?
Pet Rabbit FAQs
Can I give my rabbit some turkey?
How often do I need to flea my rabbit?
Can rabbits get fleas?
Do I need to microchip my rabbit?
Can rabbits eat Christmas lunch?
Can I get rabbit insurance like dogs and cats?
What food should I give my rabbit?
How long do rabbits live for?
How do I keep my rabbit warm in winter?
Pet Business FAQs
What are the most popular pet business start-ups?
What legal compliance do I need before starting a pet business?
Is there anything I need to know to take my dog to work?
Who needs pet business insurance?
Guides and Features
When visiting a veterinary practice dogs are required to be on a lead and collar with ID tag – use a muzzle if likely to nip other waiting pets and their owners.
If ever unsure about your pets health, contact a veterinary practice immediately.
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