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 […]


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 […]


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. […]


Know Your Pet Safe Cleaning Products

We all know how great it feels to have a big spring clean and get the house feeling fresh! What many people don’t consider, however, is the effect that household cleaning products can have on pets. Many of these cleaning products contain ingredients which can be harmful, or even deadly to your cats and dogs. […]


Cushing’s Disease in Dogs: What You Need to Know

Cushing’s disease is one of the most common endocrine problems found in older dogs, affecting the production of the stress hormone, cortisol. It can often be difficult for owners to spot and for vets to diagnose the problem, as the symptoms can be similar to other conditions. We’ve spoken to our pet health expert on […]


Dementia in Dogs and Cats: Symptoms and Management

Cognitive dysfunction syndrome, otherwise known as dementia, is well recognised in people. However, did you know dogs and cats can also suffer from dementia? Particularly now they are living longer lives, dementia can be very common in geriatric dogs and cats, with one study identifying as many as 68% of dogs aged 15 to 16 […]