DOGS OVERHEATING IN CARS – THE LIFE-THREATENING DANGERS OF HEATSTROKE

Spring is well underway, the weather’s warming up, and the Great British summer is fast approaching! The warm weather brings the opportunity for some magical adventures for you to share with your pets, from picturesque walks in the countryside to mouth-watering back garden barbecues. But the warm weather can bring with it some potentially life-threatening […]


THE IMPORTANCE OF VACCINATING YOUR PET

Our pets are an integral part of the family! As such, we always want to do as much as we can to keep them fit and healthy all year round. This year’s World Veterinary Day takes place on the 27th April, and is set to highlight the value of vaccinations* for the health of pets […]


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 […]


THE BENEFITS OF NEUTERING YOUR CAT

Welcoming a kitten into your home is the first step in a really magical adventure! The only downside is that they grow up far too quickly! With some kittens reaching puberty at just four months, it might be a good idea to consider whether to neuter your kitty early on. Here at The Insurance Emporium, […]


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 […]


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, […]


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 […]