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 […]


Dementia in Dogs and Cats: Symptoms and Management

Cognitive dysfunction syndrome, otherwise known as dementia, is well recognised in people. However, did you know dogs and cats can also suffer from dementia? Particularly now they are living longer lives, dementia can be very common in geriatric dogs and cats, with one study identifying as many as 68% of dogs aged 15 to 16 […]


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 […]


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 […]