Why You Shouldn’t Give A Dog A Bone – Christmas Food Hazards For Pets

Posted on November 22, 2023 at 4:47 pm by The Insurance Emporium

We love spoiling our pets, and what better time to do it than at Christmas? We get them Christmas jumpers and buy them gifts, and a recent survey showed that 61% of pet owners prepare a special meal for their pets at Christmas. But while it’s nice to involve your beloved pet in the festivities, […]

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Santa Paws Is Coming To Town – Christmas Gift Ideas For Your Pet

Posted on November 21, 2023 at 4:31 pm by The Insurance Emporium

As a nation we love our pets; we treat them like little furry humans who are definitely part of the family, we even dress them up. So it won’t come as a surprise to hear that 68% of pet owners buy Christmas presents for their pets. But what do you get the pet who has […]

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Our Guide To Getting Your Pet Neutered

Posted on October 25, 2023 at 9:16 am by The Insurance Emporium

As a pet owner, one of the things you’ll have to think about at some point is whether to neuter your pet. But why does it need to be done? And what does it involve? We’ve put together a quick guide to getting your pet neutered that will hopefully make the whole process a bit […]

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Can Dogs Eat Sweetcorn – Why Corn On The Cob Shouldn’t Be A Dog’s Dinner

Posted on October 23, 2023 at 2:28 pm by The Insurance Emporium

Most dog parents will be familiar with the following scenario; you sit down to your Sunday roast and suddenly get the feeling that you’re being watched. The big eyes, the paw on your knee, maybe a little whimper, how can you ignore that? While it might be tempting to let your little furry friend share […]

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Posted on August 21, 2023 at 11:56 am by The Insurance Emporium

People and dogs have been living alongside each other for 15,000 years and the bond they have is very special, after all, we’ve all heard the saying that a dog is a man’s best friend! One way to build a strong relationship with your dog is to make eye contact, in a similar way to […]

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The UK’s most (and least) affordable dog breeds 2023

Posted on June 21, 2023 at 4:00 pm by The Insurance Emporium

One of the things that stood out during the 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 dog […]

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All Dressed Up And Nowhere To Go – Is It Okay To Dress Up My Pet?

Posted on June 5, 2023 at 4:15 pm by The Insurance Emporium

When you welcome a pet into your home, they become part of the family; they have their own personalities and we like spending time with them and having fun. We’ve all seen pictures and videos on social media of cats and dogs in silly costumes and accessories, particularly around Christmas and Halloween, and we even […]

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How To Teach Your Puppy To Sit

Posted on June 5, 2023 at 3:51 pm by The Insurance Emporium

Getting a new puppy is really exciting, and you’ll be keen to head off on new adventures together. But before you can do that you need to bond with your new furry friend and build a good relationship, and one of the best ways to do that is to teach them some basic commands. Socialising […]

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The Cat In The Flat – Tips For Renting With Pets

Posted on May 4, 2023 at 5:51 pm by The Insurance Emporium

We are a nation of animal lovers; current statistics show that 52% of adults in the UK own a pet, and our pets are part of the family – where we go, they go. But this can often be tricky when it comes to finding somewhere to rent. At the moment, only 7% of private […]

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How Rare Is That Doggy In The Window – Rare Dog Breeds

Posted on April 13, 2023 at 3:17 pm by The Insurance Emporium

Humans have always had dogs as companions, although they would have originally been hunting partners or working dogs, and the word ‘pet’ wasn’t widely used until around the 16th century. Fast forward to today and it feels like you can’t leave your house without tripping over a dog in a jumper and matching bandana; in […]

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