The Health Benefits of Having a Dog

At The Insurance Emporium, we love our furry friends. And did you know, there are many health benefits of owning a dog! From your physical and mental health to social benefits, it’s easy to see why our pups are our best friends. Read on to find out all about the health benefits of owning a […]


Syringomyelia in Dogs: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

As dog owners, it’s never easy seeing our pets in pain. Unfortunately, syringomyelia is a common condition in certain breeds of dogs, particularly Cavalier King Charles Spaniels. Syringomyelia in dogs is a progressive condition which can cause symptoms from sensitivity and pain to paralysis and seizures. At The Insurance Emporium, we’ve put together our guide […]


Your Story: Benji the Cocker Spaniel

Most pet owners understand how difficult it can be when our furry friends become ill or injured. Especially when we can’t identify the cause of the problem! That’s what happened earlier this year with John and Muriel when they noticed a problem with their cocker spaniel, Benji. We’ve spoken to the couple all about Benji, […]


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. […]