10 WINTER CAT HEALTH HAZARDS YOU NEED TO KNOW!

The onset of winter means it’s time to crank up the heating, boil the kettle and settle in for a cosy day indoors! However, the colder season can also come with its own risks to the health of our cats. All cat owners want to keep their four legged friends safe, whatever the weather. Which […]


LUNGWORM OUTBREAK IN THE UK: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW!

Once widely believed to have been limited to the south of England and Wales, lungworm has spread to all areas of the UK, including the north of England and Scotland. Dogs are one of the primary hosts of lungworm, a parasite which can be fatal to your furry friends if ingested. Here’s what you need […]


YOUR STORY: DUKE THE BOXER

All pet owners know that it’s never nice to see your furry friend in discomfort. Fortunately, if you spot a problem early, it can often be easier to nip it in the bud. That was the case for Duke, the six-year-old Boxer, who was recently diagnosed with an abnormal growth of bone in his spine. […]


HOW TECHNOLOGY IS IMPROVING VETERINARY CARE

As time goes on, healthcare is consistently improving, and this is no different when it comes to our cats and dogs! With the rise of technology, veterinary care is improving too, allowing us to provide more effective treatments when our furry friends have an accident or fall ill. At The Insurance Emporium, we know how […]


WHAT IS SEASONAL CANINE ILLNESS?

Late summer and autumn, with their warmer temperatures, but without the scorching sun of July, can be a fantastic time to make the most of adventures with your dog! But they can also come with an increased risk of Seasonal Canine Illness (SCI). Although SCI remains rare in the UK, it can be fatal if […]


HOW TO ADDRESS SEPARATION ANXIETY IN DOGS

We all want to make sure our dogs are happy and healthy! But we can also feel the strain if our dog exhibits destructive or naughty behaviour while we’re out of the house. Along with excessive barking, soiling, salivating and escapist tendencies, these can be the symptoms of separation anxiety in dogs. As pack animals, […]


HOW TO REDUCE STRESS IN YOUR DOG

Every dog owner knows that our canine friends respond to and pick up on how we’re feeling! A recent study has shown that over longer periods of time, the level of stress exhibited by dogs followed that of their owners. So it turns out, if you’re feeling super-stressed, your dog might be too! We can’t […]


THE DANGERS OF DOG POISONING

Dogs bring so much joy into our lives, that it can be hard to see them feeling unwell. Aside from medical conditions, one common reason for a trip to the vets is poisoning. Here at The Insurance Emporium, we receive numerous claims for poisoning every year, so we know that it can be a serious […]


YOUR STORY: DENISE, IAN AND ALFIE THE SPRINGER

Dog owners know how special their furry friends are. They’re a real member of the family, so it can be difficult seeing them become ill or get injured. We recently spoke to Denise and Ian Mellows about their dog, Alfie, a seven-year-old English Springer Spaniel, who suffered an injury to his leg while chasing his […]


5 KEY PET INSURANCE BENEFITS

At The Insurance Emporium, we know how much cat and dog owners love their furry friends. It’s tough to think about anything going wrong for your pets, but insurance could make those difficult times a little easier. Our pet insurance policies are designed to allow you to care for your pet should anything go wrong, […]