ATOPIC DERMATITIS IN DOGS AND CATS

WHAT IS ATOPIC DERMATITIS? Atopic dermatitis is an allergic skin disease that can affect both cats and dogs. Certain breeds are more likely to get atopic dermatitis than others, such as Golden Retrievers, Bulldogs and most , but it can occur in all dogs and cats. Your pet may have an allergic reaction to something […]


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 […]


CELEBRATING TWELVE DEFAQTO 5 STAR AWARDS!

Kickstarting 2022 as we mean to go on, we’re delighted to announce, The Insurance Emporium has been awarded an outstanding twelve 5 Star Defaqto ratings across our Cat, Dog and Equine Insurance products! Cat Lifetime Gold Annual Cat Insurance Lifetime Gold Calendar/Lunar Monthly Cat Insurance Lifetime Gold Calendar/Lunar Monthly Senior Cat Insurance Lifetime Silver Calendar/Lunar […]


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 […]


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 […]


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. […]


Ticks in the UK: Scheme to Promote Tick Awareness

Owning a pet can lead to many fantastic adventures, so the last thing you want is for these to be curtailed by your dog or cat picking up a tick. A public health scheme has been created by the government in order to increase tick awareness and provide tick surveillance. We spoke to our pet […]


Can I Take My Pet to the Vet During Lockdown?

Due to the current government-imposed lockdown, it can be difficult to know what we can and can’t do, especially when it comes to our pets. At The Insurance Emporium, we want to make sure pet owners understand the best ways they can look after their pets at this difficult time. That’s why we’ve put together […]