The highly contagious upper respiratory tract infection “strangles” is known to affect horses, donkeys, and ponies. It is unpleasant for both the horse suffering from it and the stable trying to contain it. One of the most common equine diseases, The British Horse Society estimates that there are approximately 600 strangles outbreaks in the UK […]
Vets across the country are frequently asked “what could I have done to prevent my horse from developing laminitis?” With studies suggesting that 1 in 10 horses/ponies are affected by laminitis each year, it can be a challenging condition, which in many circumstances could have been prevented.
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.
Saddled up with the urge to go into winter hibernation mode? Well, your horse may have other ideas! Unless it is unsafe to do so, you should try to keep up your horse’s routine and exercise throughout the colder months to prevent injury and boredom.
Here at The Insurance Emporium, we understand this can be a bit of a challenge which is why we have compiled 11 quick tips on exercising your horse throughout the colder months.
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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 […]
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 […]
While many of our beloved four-legged friends have loved the extra attention and company of their owners working from home, they may find it a little tough when we get back to normal. As dog owners, we want to make sure our dogs are happy and healthy! But, as we return to work and reduce […]