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 […]


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 […]


Lucy’s Law Comes into Effect

Last year, Lucy’s Law was passed, banning the sale of kittens and puppies from third parties. On April 6th 2020, Lucy’s Law came into effect, named after a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Lucy, who died in 2016 after being kept in terrible conditions on a puppy farm in Wales. Here’s everything you need to know […]


Pet Trends to Look Out For in 2020

Here at The Insurance Emporium, we can’t believe we’re at the start of another year, let alone another decade! As we look forward into 2020, it’s exciting to think about all the magical adventures we’ll share with our cats and dogs for the year to come. As an increasing number of pet owners are humanising […]


How to be a More Eco-Friendly Pet Owner

As pet owners, we all want to do what we can for the health and wellbeing of our furry friends. But did you know, the way you treat your pets can have a surprisingly large impact on the environment, too? Everything from what you feed them to the pet products you use can have an […]


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 […]


Pets and Kids: how to make it work

Whether you grow to become a dog or a cat person, growing up with pets can be a really rewarding experience for children. A pet can be a child’s best friend, teaching them compassion, empathy and responsibility! To keep a happy home, though, it’s important to establish the right relationship between your kids and your […]


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 […]


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 […]


FELINE FRIENDS: INTRODUCING A CAT TO ANOTHER CAT

Introducing a new feline friend into the family can be the start of a magical new adventure, but not everyone might be quite so enthusiastic about the addition! If you already share your home with a cat, introducing another to the house could prove stressful for your four-legged friend. At The Insurance Emporium, we know […]