THE FACTS BEHIND THE SLOBBER – WHY DO DOGS LICK US?

Posted on April 17, 2024 at 11:56 am by The Insurance Emporium

As any dog owner knows, we love our dogs, they’re part of the family. We give them special names and sing to them, we let them take up most of the bed and buy them their favourite treats; we plan our social lives around them and secretly judge people on whether or not they love […]

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SAVING FACE – OUR TOP TIPS FOR GREAT PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY

Posted on April 15, 2024 at 11:20 am by The Insurance Emporium

Portraits have been around for thousands of years; some of the earliest examples include reconstructed skulls that were found in the Middle East dating back to between 9000 and 6000BC, and long before we became obsessed with selfies, royalty and members of the aristocracy would sit for hours having their portrait painted. Fortunately, portraits are […]

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Making Waves: The Insurance Emporium Backs Angling Trust Anglers Against Litter Campaign

Posted on April 12, 2024 at 4:21 pm by The Insurance Emporium

Here at The Insurance Emporium, we are proud to announce that we have become a supporting sponsor of the Angling Trust Anglers Against Litter campaign. Having become a Trade Association member of the Angling Trust in 2023, this extended partnership marks a positive step in both our organisations’ commitment to the conservation of the nation’s […]

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EAT, SLEEP, RIDE, REPEAT – A GUIDE TO YOUR FIRST BIKEPACKING TRIP

Posted on April 12, 2024 at 11:34 am by The Insurance Emporium

Ask any cyclist what they like about cycling and they’ll probably use words such as ‘freedom’ and ‘adventure’; there’s nothing like that feeling you get when you head off on your bike in the fresh air; just you, your bike, and the open road – the possibilities are endless. It takes us back to our […]

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Pitch Perfect – 5 Of The Best UK Campsites Near The Sea

Posted on April 4, 2024 at 4:53 pm by The Insurance Emporium

One of the many joys of owning a touring caravan is having the freedom to head off to the coast with your very own holiday home in tow, packed with all your home comforts. There’s nothing nicer than pitching up near the sea and sitting outside your caravan with a cup of tea, watching the […]

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A Day At The Races – Previous Grand National Winners

Posted on March 26, 2024 at 12:24 pm by The Insurance Emporium

A major fixture on any racing fan’s calendar, the Grand National is held annually at Aintree racecourse, near Liverpool. It first took place in 1839 and has become part of British culture; often referred to as the ‘ultimate test of horse and rider’ due to the distance and the large fences, many of which have […]

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Puppy Love – Get The (Poop) Scoop On How To Toilet Train A Puppy

Posted on March 25, 2024 at 6:18 pm by The Insurance Emporium

Getting a puppy is an exciting time, but there is so much for you both to learn and it can feel overwhelming, from teaching your puppy to sit, to socialising your puppy, there are a lot of new things to get to grips with from the start. One of the most important life skills that […]

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Paws-itively Perfect Easter: How to Include Your Pets in Your Easter Festivities

Posted on March 22, 2024 at 3:18 pm by The Insurance Emporium

Easter is an egg-citing time for people all around the world. For young ones in particular the anticipation of what the Easter bunny might leave them has long been in their minds since Father Christmas came and went last December. Thankfully, this year Easter Sunday falls on March 31st, just in time for the clocks […]

Tags: cat, cat ownership, dog, dog ownership, Easter, pet, pet health


Questions To Ask Your Wedding Photographer Before You Say I Do

Posted on March 11, 2024 at 4:39 pm by The Insurance Emporium

Your wedding is one of the most important days of your life. You’ve put a lot of time and effort (and money!) into making sure it’s everything you ever dreamed it would be, so of course you want to savour every moment. You’ll look back on this day for years to come, so it’s important […]

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The UK’s most (and least) affordable dog breeds 2024

Posted on March 8, 2024 at 4:07 pm by The Insurance Emporium

One of the things that has stood out during that time the UK spent in and out of lockdown was how pet ownership rose during the pandemic – with an extra 3.2 million households across the UK buying a pet from March 2020 to March 2021. Puppy demand drove the average cost to buy a […]

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