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. […]


Cushing’s Disease in Dogs: What You Need to Know

Cushing’s disease is one of the most common endocrine problems found in older dogs, affecting the production of the stress hormone, cortisol. It can often be difficult for owners to spot and for vets to diagnose the problem, as the symptoms can be similar to other conditions. We’ve spoken to our pet health expert on […]


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 […]


Working With Medical Detection Dogs Charity

At The Insurance Emporium, for several years now, we have provided the pioneering Medical Detection Dogs charity’s insurance cover for their amazing sniffer dogs. These dogs are trained up to detect cancers and other diseases, while also working as Assistance dogs supporting people with life-threatening health conditions such as diabetes, alerting them to potential health […]


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 […]


Lucy’s Law Comes into Effect

Last year, Lucy’s Law was passed, banning the sale of kittens and puppies from third parties. On April 6th 2020, Lucy’s Law came into effect, named after a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Lucy, who died in 2016 after being kept in terrible conditions on a puppy farm in Wales. Here’s everything you need to know […]


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 […]