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 […]


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 […]


HAYLEY AND TEAL TAKE CRUFTS BY STORM!

At The Insurance Emporium, we were glued to our screens during this year’s Crufts, watching our sponsored duo, Hayley Telling and her Shetland sheepdog, Teal, going for gold! After the events had reached their end, we caught up with Hayley to discover more about their latest achievements! The events! It was a really busy four […]


THE TOP 8 SPRINGTIME PET HAZARDS

With the coming of spring we can finally say goodbye to the winter chills and look forward to blue skies – allowing for the British weather of course! The warmer weather and seasonal festivities, however, can mean pet owners need to take precautions to keep their four-legged friends from harm. Here at The Insurance Emporium, […]


CRUFTS 2019: OUR FAVOURITE MOMENTS!

It might be over for another year, but there are many people still buzzing about Crufts 2019! At The Insurance Emporium, we were lucky enough to be able to head off on an adventure of our own to visit the renowned dog show. There was loads to see and do, with plenty of dogs to […]


HOW BREXIT COULD AFFECT TRAVEL WITH YOUR PET

Taking your pet on adventures abroad can be really rewarding; you’ll be able to spend lots of quality time together, and it’s a great way to bond. If you’re planning on travelling with your pet this year, however, current political uncertainty could affect the ease with which you’ll be able to do this. At The […]


ADDER BITES: ESSENTIAL INFORMATION FOR DOG OWNERS

Getting out for walks should be an opportunity for you and your four-legged friend to spend some quality time together! During spring and summer, however, there might be a more unusual hazard out there – snakes! While adder bites in dogs aren’t common, they can be expensive! Last year, our largest claim paid for vet’s […]


SPRINGTIME PET ALLERGIES: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW!

Our pets bring so much joy to our lives, so it can be tough when they’re not feeling quite paw-fect! It may be surprising, but hay-fever doesn’t just affect humans, your furry friend could be just as susceptible to springtime pet allergies! At The Insurance Emporium, we want you to have the most magical adventures […]