Posted on November 3, 2017 at 1:00 pm by The Insurance Emporium

People often feel that fireworks put a magical touch on celebrations and that they’re a must-have on Bonfire Night. Unfortunately, however, pets just tend to find them scary. According to the RSPCA, an estimated 45% of dogs in the UK are frightened by fireworks. Yet, there are things you can do to stop displays from […]


Posted on October 19, 2017 at 9:00 am by The Insurance Emporium

Sunday 29th October 2017 is a date that many people will be dreading even if they’re not fully aware of it. Autumn will be in full swing by that point. The trees will be bare, the leaves on the ground and it won’t be long until the whiff of fireworks is in the nostrils and […]

Raising Awareness for International Assistance Dog Week!

Posted on August 11, 2017 at 3:54 pm by The Insurance Emporium

Having magical adventures is one of the greatest parts of life, however some people may not be able to enjoy them quite as easily as others. That’s why The Insurance Emporium have teamed up with UK charity Canine Partners, an organisation which train and provide assistance dogs, to help raise awareness for International Assistance Dog […]


Posted on June 30, 2017 at 1:34 pm by The Insurance Emporium

Protect your pet from bee or wasp stings We’ve all done it, sat on the patio or lawn, happily watching as our cats and dogs cavort around the garden, bounding in and out of flowerbeds and bushes. The hazy days of summer can conjure up some magical memories but they can also create problems for […]


Posted on June 30, 2017 at 1:30 pm by The Insurance Emporium

July 2017 is the first veterinary Dry Eye Awareness Month, launched by pharmaceutical company Bayer in order to draw attention to a troublesome and often-missed problem in pets. Dry eye (kerato-conjunctivitis sicca or KCS) is a painful condition that affects dogs and, less commonly, cats. The condition occurs when not enough tear film is produced, […]


Posted on June 29, 2017 at 10:34 am by The Insurance Emporium

In the long, dark winter months it can be easy to forget just how beautiful a British summer can be. Longer days, better weather, gardens in bloom and the air alive with the buzzing of bees and the smell of honeysuckle. Summer is the time to start getting excited about life and planning our next […]


Posted on June 14, 2017 at 9:17 am by The Insurance Emporium

What is the greatest adventure in your life? Show us and you could win 1 of 10 FREE Amazon vouchers worth £25! At The Insurance Emporium, we have been privileged to witness some of Mr Benn’s most exciting adventures. From blasting off with three astronauts into space to playing volcano golf with his friend Eddie, […]


Posted on June 9, 2017 at 10:52 am by The Insurance Emporium

On the 6th April 2016 it became a legal requirement for dog owners in the UK to make sure their animal is microchipped. As a nation of pet lovers, a great deal of those animals had already been chipped, either by a breeder or the owners themselves, but there were still a great deal lacking […]

Downing Street’s Feline Catalogue

Posted on June 8, 2017 at 8:00 am by The Insurance Emporium

Cats can make pretty much everything at least a little better. They can suddenly transform the most nondescript card-clawed box into apparatus of great intrigue and wonder. Moggies are even used as public purr-ception tools by politicians! No.10 Downing Street and the Treasury have been home to a host of cats since the 16th century. […]

Slime Wave: Dog Owners Beware Super-Sized Slugs

Posted on May 11, 2017 at 12:38 pm by The Insurance Emporium

The summer is almost here, so hopefully your garden is going to get a little more use! No doubt your dogs will feel even more encouraged to frolic in the sun if you’re outside too, but even in the most modest of gardens there are pet dangers that you’ll want to be aware of, particularly […]