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 […]


What to do if You Need a Vet in an Emergency

As a pet owner, it’s never easy seeing your dog or cat become ill. Unfortunately, just like people, our pets can sometimes require emergency medical or surgical care. From life-threatening conditions that present acutely, to poisoning and accidental injury, there are many reasons you might need immediate access to a vet.* That’s why we’ve spoken […]


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 […]


SHOULD WORKERS HAVE THE RIGHT TO PET BEREAVEMENT LEAVE?

Coming to the end of your adventures together and losing a beloved dog or cat can be an awful experience for any pet owner. In the last few months, bereavement following the loss of a pet has been getting some media attention since the launch of a petition calling for UK employers to offer pet […]


10 WINTER CAT HEALTH HAZARDS YOU NEED TO KNOW!

The onset of winter means it’s time to crank up the heating, boil the kettle and settle in for a cosy day indoors! However, the colder season can also come with its own risks to the health of our cats. All cat owners want to keep their four legged friends safe, whatever the weather. Which […]


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. […]


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 […]


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, […]