COMMON INJURIES, ILLNESSES, AND CONDITIONS IN PETS

It is important that you are aware of the signs and symptoms of some of the more common injuries, illnesses, or conditions in your fur-baby, so you can take fast and appropriate action. It’s an unfortunate aspect of pet ownership but factoring in the unexpected, is crucial in caring for your four-legged friend.   We’ve done […]


THE IMPORTANCE OF PET INSURANCE

Should I insure my pet? Is pet insurance worth it? Common questions when contemplating pet insurance. Some might even say that taking out insurance is an unnecessary burden. It’s an unfortunate aspect of ownership, but whether you’re a new pet parent, or your fury companion has reached senior years, factoring in the unexpected is crucial in caring for your four-legged friend.


Keeping Pets Calm During Fireworks

According to the PDSA, around 40% of cat and dog owners report that their pet is afraid of fireworks. While many of us enjoy the different sights and sounds during firework season, they can be scary for many animals. With this in mind, check out some ways you can help your dog, cat, and even […]


What is FIV in Cats?

Introduction Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV) is a highly common viral infection which affects cats by progressively weakening the immune system. Over time, FIV-positive cats can be exposed to catching secondary infections and disease. However, research indicates that they can commonly live a happy full life – with a similar expectancy of their uninfected counterparts. The […]


Winter Pet Health

We’re well into the colder season, when it’s important to wrap up warm and look after ourselves. That goes for our pets, too! In the winter, you may have to make some changes to your pet’s routine to keep them happy and healthy. That’s why, at The Insurance Emporium, we’ve put together our winter pet […]


Could Your Pet be a Blood Donor?

Did you know your pet could be a blood donor? Just like in people, blood transfusions are frequently required for sick and injured dogs and cats, and could save a pet’s life! At The Insurance Emporium, we’ve spoken to our pet health expert to find out everything you need to know about your pet being […]


Atopic Dermatitis in Cats and Dogs

Atopic dermatitis is a common skin disorder in dogs and cats caused by exposure to environmental allergens like pollen, moulds, grass or dust mites. Some pets can have symptoms all year round if they are allergic to things like house dust mites. Others might only have seasonal problems, such as an allergy to tree pollens. […]


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 […]


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. […]


DIY Cat Toys: How to Make Your Own Cat Toys

With a lot of people stuck at home over the last few months, many of us have a lot more time on our hands. Heading into the summer holidays, many kids won’t be going back to school until September and even that could be on a part-time basis. This means a lot more time to […]