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 […]


How to Clean your Pet’s Teeth

Keeping teeth clean and healthy is important not just for us humans, but also for our pets! Without proper attention being paid to your dog or cat’s oral hygiene, they can be at risk from developing dental disease. We’ve spoken about dental disease in pets before, but thought that it was time to look in […]


Your Story: Lynda and her two Terriers

It’s never easy seeing one of our canine companions feel under the weather, let alone two of them! We spoke to Lynda Hickman whose two dogs, Eddie and Poppy, both recently became ill. Eddie the Lakeland Terrier has been suffering from bilateral otitis, a type of ear infection, while poor Poppy the Australian Silky Terrier […]


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 […]


Urinary Obstruction in Cats and Dogs

For pet owners, it can be difficult seeing your furry friend become ill, in pain and discomfort. This can sometimes be the case with lower urinary tract obstruction, a life-threatening problem that can affect both cats and dogs. We’ve spoken to our pet health expert about urinary obstructions in pets, the symptoms, and what to […]


What to do if You Need a Vet in an Emergency

As a pet owner, it’s never easy seeing your dog or cat become ill. Unfortunately, just like people, our pets can sometimes require emergency medical or surgical care. From life-threatening conditions that present acutely, to poisoning and accidental injury, there are many reasons you might need immediate access to a vet.* That’s why we’ve spoken […]


HOW TO GIVE YOUR PET MEDICATION

Sometimes, giving your dog or cat medication can be an essential part of helping them get over an illness, condition, or recover from treatment. It’s not always easy, and even experienced pet owners can find getting their animal to accept medicines a challenge! We spoke to our pet health expert to get more information about […]


SHOULD WORKERS HAVE THE RIGHT TO PET BEREAVEMENT LEAVE?

Coming to the end of your adventures together and losing a beloved dog or cat can be an awful experience for any pet owner. In the last few months, bereavement following the loss of a pet has been getting some media attention since the launch of a petition calling for UK employers to offer pet […]