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 […]


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 […]