Your Story: Star the Dogue de Bordeaux

If you’re a dog owner, you will never want your pet to be feeling any less than one hundred percent. Sadly, however, this isn’t always the case, as owner Alan Staggs discovered when his two-year-old Dogue de Bordeaux, Star, became unwell. We heard from Alan to hear about his family’s experience, Star’s illness, and her […]


Is it Safe for Pets to Eat Pancakes?

Pancake Day can be a fantastic excuse to indulge in a tasty treat! But if your dog or cat is greedily eying up your neatly arranged Shrove Tuesday extravaganza, it can sometimes be hard to deny them a bite to eat. Is it safe for pets to eat pancakes, or is it something you should […]


Is it Okay to Dress up my Pet?

Photos and videos of cute pets are everywhere right now, with many wearing some absolutely adorable outfits! You’ve probably come across dogs wearing clothing while out on a walk, black cats in Halloween pet costumes and much more. But is it actually okay to dress up pets in clothing, or could it be causing more […]


My Dog Barks a Lot: Should I be Concerned?

As the old saying goes, “Why keep a dog and bark yourself?” However, as dog owners, we may become worried if our pups are making a lot of noise, and excessive barking can become a real problem. If your dog is barking frequently, it could mean they’re distressed about something, and you may not have […]


Tips for Choosing a Dog Walker

As dog owners, we know you’ll want to spend as much time as possible with your canine companions! But as work and other pesky commitments get in the way, your pooch might not be able to join you on all of your adventures. If you’re out of the house for long periods of time, it […]


Pet Trends to Look Out For in 2020

Here at The Insurance Emporium, we can’t believe we’re at the start of another year, let alone another decade! As we look forward into 2020, it’s exciting to think about all the magical adventures we’ll share with our cats and dogs for the year to come. As an increasing number of pet owners are humanising […]


January 2020: Our Must-read Guide to Alabama Rot

Our dogs bring so much magic to all our adventures. That’s why it’s such a concern when we hear news of something that has the potential to cause them harm. This is the case with Alabama Rot, a disease that has been a serious concern for dog owners since it was first identified in Britain […]


Most Common Pet Insurance Claims

As dog or cat owners, you never want to be in a position where you have to make a claim on your pet insurance! However, insurance could help ease the financial burden if your pet becomes ill or injured. We’re sharing information on some of the most common cat and dog insurance claims of 2018, […]


Common Illnesses in Dogs

Our dogs are always there for us, sticking by our side whatever comes our way! That’s why it can be such an awful feeling to see them unwell. As with humans, there are many conditions that can affect our furry friends, but some are more prevalent than others. We’re looking at seven of the most […]


Senior Dogs: Looking After Your Ageing Dog

Just like people, when dogs grow older, you’re likely to notice them starting to slow down. They may become less active than when they were in their younger days and begin to join you on fewer adventures. Your veteran dog’s needs also change during this time and you might have to alter your home routine […]