Why a Pet isn’t just for Christmas

Bringing a new four-legged family member into your home can be the start of a magical new adventure! This time of year especially, the idea of having a cute puppy, or kitten waiting under the Christmas tree can be an enticing thought. But before you go out to adopt or purchase a new pet, there […]


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 […]


5 Great Christmas Gifts for Dogs

The list of things to do in preparation for Christmas can often seem endless! Finding magical presents for all of your human loved ones might feel like a daunting task, and that’s before you’ve even thought about your dog. But not to worry, we’ve done the hard work for you, scouring the internet for some […]


5 things Pet Insurance might not cover

All pet owners want the best for their furry friends, and taking out cat insurance or dog insurance can often be a part of this. While insurance can give you the added peace of mind should your pet become ill or have an accident, an insurance policy won’t protect you and your pet against everything! […]


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 […]


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. […]


APARTMENT LIFE! 5 TIPS FOR LIVING WITH YOUR DOG IN A FLAT

Owning a dog can lead to some magical adventures for you and your pup! Living in an apartment, however, could introduce some unique challenges for you and your canine companion. If you live in a flat and are thinking of getting a dog, or you’re a dog owner looking to move into a flat, here […]


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 […]