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 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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


5 KEY PET INSURANCE BENEFITS

At The Insurance Emporium, we know how much cat and dog owners love their furry friends. It’s tough to think about anything going wrong for your pets, but insurance could make those difficult times a little easier. Our pet insurance policies are designed to allow you to care for your pet should anything go wrong, […]


YOUR STORY: TERRY, ANNE AND TINY SMITH

Dog owners know how much our canine companions become a real part of the family. This was definitely the case with Tiny the Yorkshire Terrier, who held a special place in the Smith family. The dog was taken in by Terry and Anne Smith’s niece, who had found her mistreated and nervous, before being adopted […]


HOW TO CARE FOR YOUR GERIATRIC CAT

Cats make amazing pets, and owning one can be a fantastic adventure! As they age however, our feline friends will need a little more TLC. To find out more about how to care for a geriatric cat, we’ve spoken to our pet health expert. Read on to discover their advice. Potential problems Common health issues […]


HOW TO KEEP YOUR CHILD AND DOG SAFE TOGETHER

Bringing a dog into your family can be a great way to teach children how to care for others and develop a sense of responsibility. Kids, however, don’t always know how to behave around animals. Which means you’ll need to teach them how to be polite with their canine. To help get you on the […]


CAT BITES – HOW TO HANDLE INJURIES IN YOUR CAT

Our feline friends are loving and affectionate, but we know that cats can also be very protective of their territory! This can lead to territorial disputes with other cats, resulting in the bites and scratches seen every day in some veterinary practices. We’ve spoken to our pet health expert to find out all about cat […]