DEALING WITH SEPARATION ANXIETY IN DOGS

While many of our beloved four-legged friends have loved the extra attention and company of their owners working from home, they may find it a little tough when we get back to normal. As dog owners, we want to make sure our dogs are happy and healthy! But, as we return to work and reduce […]


The Health Benefits of Having a Dog

At The Insurance Emporium, we love our furry friends. And did you know, there are many health benefits of owning a dog! From your physical and mental health to social benefits, it’s easy to see why our pups are our best friends. Read on to find out all about the health benefits of owning a […]


Your Story: Benji the Cocker Spaniel

Most pet owners understand how difficult it can be when our furry friends become ill or injured. Especially when we can’t identify the cause of the problem! That’s what happened earlier this year with John and Muriel when they noticed a problem with their cocker spaniel, Benji. We’ve spoken to the couple all about Benji, […]


Medical Detection Dogs – The Dogs Detecting COVID-19

Dogs truly are amazing creatures – especially the pups over at Medical Detection Dogs! They use their noses to sniff out anything from cancer to diabetes to allergens such as peanuts, helping their clients live a normal, active lifestyle. The team are now training a team of six dogs who they hope will be able […]


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. […]


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 […]