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 COMMUNICATE WITH YOUR DOG

Whether you’ve just brought home a new puppy, or your dog’s all grown up, effective communication between the two of you is important! Not only will it help you properly train your furry friend, it’ll also strengthen your bond with each other. Unfortunately, canines don’t use words, so we have to learn to talk to […]


AMAZING PET WORLD RECORDS!

We all know that our pets are pretty incredible! Some canine and feline exploits have even made it into the Guinness World Records over the years! In recognition of the awesomeness of our furry friends all over the world, we’re sharing our rundown of some of the most amazing pet world records!   Norman – […]


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 […]


CHECKING IN ON KAI AND OTIS: OUR SPONSORED HEARING DOGS PUPPIES!

Dog owners know how much of an impact their canine companions can have on their lives. This is especially true for the pups over at Hearing Dogs for Deaf People! The organisation does an amazing job, providing assistance dogs for deaf people and helping to change their lives for the better. The dogs are trained […]


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 […]


CRATE TRAINING YOUR PUPPY: THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE

Bringing a puppy into your home is an amazing adventure! But there’s so much advice out there, however, on how to train puppies that it can be hard to know where to start. One common question is whether or not you should crate train your new friend? It’s not suitable for everyone, or every dog, […]


YOUR STORY: TIMMY AND ADAM

Dogs are renowned for their healthy appetites! It can be worrying, however, when they eat something they shouldn’t. This is what happened when Timmy, a ten-month-old Golden Retriever, became unwell. We spoke to Adam King, Timmy’s owner, about how his pet became ill, and what he was able to do about it. Unwelcome homecoming Adam […]


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 […]