Have you microchipped your horse, pony or donkey yet?

Following the introduction of Government legislation on compulsory horse microchipping in 2018, no doubt you will have already had your horse, pony or donkey microchipped.  Incase you have not done so yet, we wanted to remind you that the deadline date for doing so is 1 October 2020.  Introduced in June 2018, this legislation was […]


Top Tips for Taking Your Pet on Holiday in the UK

With restrictions on travel still in force due to COVID-19, as well as some of the risks associated with leaving the country right now, more and more people are choosing to holiday in the UK! Going away can be difficult when you have a dog or cat. But taking a staycation can make it easier […]


WIN £1,000! VOTE FOR US IN THE MONEYFACTS CONSUMER AWARDS 2021!

We’ve got some really exciting news to share! The Insurance Emporium has been nominated for Pet Insurance Provider of the Year at the Moneyfacts Consumer Awards 2021! Winners are chosen by consumers, and this year Moneyfacts are offering three people the chance to win £1,000*! To be in with a chance to win, all you […]


Medical Detection Dogs – The Dogs Detecting COVID-19

Dogs truly are amazing creatures – especially the pups over at Medical Detection Dogs! They use their noses to sniff out anything from cancer to diabetes to allergens such as peanuts, helping their clients live a normal, active lifestyle. The team are now training a team of six dogs who they hope will be able […]


Interview with Chris Allen – Medical Detection Dogs

Dogs are amazing animals, supporting many of us through all of life’s adventures. That’s even more true for the pups over at Medical Detection Dogs! Their Medical Alert Assistance Dogs are incredible, supporting people with life-threatening health conditions, helping to keep them out of hospital. Meanwhile, the charity is carrying out ground-breaking research with their […]


Winter Cycling: Getting through the Cold Weather

The days might have started becoming a little longer, but for the present, we’re still firmly in winter’s icy grasp! If you’re a cyclist, the colder weather can present a challenge to your two-wheeled adventures. But with the right equipment, a well-maintained bike and a can-do attitude, cycling in winter can be a really rewarding […]


How to Motivate Your Kids to Practise Music

Learning an instrument is a fantastic skill that your child could carry with them throughout their life. But motivating your child to practise their musical instrument can be difficult at the best of times! Here are a few ways to encourage them to practise. You never know, they might become the next Mozart! Make practising […]


How to Get the Most from Your On-Camera Flash

The camera flash is a much maligned piece of technology! With some of the awful pictures you see people take it’s easy to see why. When used properly, however, an on-camera flash can be a fantastic weapon in your photographic arsenal, although getting it right can take some practise. If you’re wondering how to get […]


Exercising your Horse in Winter

We’re knee-deep into the colder months, but there’s still a long way to go until spring rears its magical head! While you might want to just settle in on the sofa in front of a roaring fire, if you’re a horse owner, your equine friend could have other ideas! Just because there’s a touch of […]


Alternative Pet Food: What Should I Feed my Dog or Cat?

As pet owners, we want our dogs and cats to live long, healthy lives, so it’s important to recognise that their diet has a big part to play in this! It can be difficult sometimes to know what to do for the best, given the amount of information and the choice of pet food available. […]