5 SUMMERTIME PET HAZARDS

Summer is a wonderful time for pet owners! Longer days and shorter nights can lead to some magical adventures for you and your pets. But the warm weather can come with some potential dangers for your furry friends. That’s why we’ve put together a list of common summertime hazards for your pet. Read on for […]


OBESITY IN PETS: TIPS TO GET YOUR PET BACK INTO SHAPE!

Obesity in pets can be a serious problem for the health of our cats and dogs, sharing many of the same risks and causes as obesity in humans. By following a few rules, however, it could be relatively simple to encourage your furry friend to shed a pound or two! At The Insurance Emporium, we […]


YOUR STORY: LUCIE, BENJI AND LISA

Our dogs are really special to us. They quickly become part of the family, until you can’t remember what life was like without them! That’s one reason why it’s so worrying if they seem unwell. Lisa Jaffray got in touch with us at The Insurance Emporium recently to tell us about her experience when her […]


DOGS OVERHEATING IN CARS – THE LIFE-THREATENING DANGERS OF HEATSTROKE

Spring is well underway, the weather’s warming up, and the Great British summer is fast approaching! The warm weather brings the opportunity for some magical adventures for you to share with your pets, from picturesque walks in the countryside to mouth-watering back garden barbecues. But the warm weather can bring with it some potentially life-threatening […]


THE IMPORTANCE OF VACCINATING YOUR PET

Our pets are an integral part of the family! As such, we always want to do as much as we can to keep them fit and healthy all year round. This year’s World Veterinary Day takes place on the 27th April, and is set to highlight the value of vaccinations* for the health of pets […]


YOUR STORY: GLYN AND PADDY

Bringing a new dog into the family should be a really exciting time! However, if they show signs of agitation, it can make the process more difficult than expected. When the Jamieson family adopted their four-year-old pug Paddy, it turned out that his distress was the result of an underlying condition. We recently spoke to […]


XYLITOL POISONING IN DOGS: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

We all know just how much dogs love to eat – and often they’ll get their teeth into anything that’s going! Sometimes, however, this can lead them to digesting things that might do them more harm than good. This is certainly the case for xylitol, a sweetener that’s become more common in recent years, and […]


YOUR STORY: BAILEY, AMANDA AND STEVE

Most dog owners will know that our canine friends can be very resilient creatures! However, it’s still concerning when they seem unwell. We spoke to Amanda and Steve Westwood, owners of nine month old American Cockapoo, Bailey, about his recent medical condition, treatment and recovery. Read on to hear their story! First signs The Westwoods […]


THE BENEFITS OF NEUTERING YOUR CAT

Welcoming a kitten into your home is the first step in a really magical adventure! The only downside is that they grow up far too quickly! With some kittens reaching puberty at just four months, it might be a good idea to consider whether to neuter your kitty early on. Here at The Insurance Emporium, […]


LUNGWORM IN DOGS AND CATS: KNOW THE FACTS!

There are a number of parasites that can be an issue for our pets, the most common being ticks and fleas. One that’s slightly less well known, but becoming more common, is lungworm! The effects that these can have on dogs has been quite well publicised, but it can also occur in cats! Here at […]