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Dog adoptions in the UK rose by 64% last month

Dog adoption in Britain rose by 64% this summer, compared to the same time in 2012, with over half finding their new canine companion through their smart phone, according to The Co-operative Pet Insurance.

Pet cover out of step as vet fees increase by 12% a year

Sainsbury's Bank has re-launched its pet insurance with a range of cover options and a maximum level of vet fees cover of £13,000 per condition, one of the highest on the market of its policy type.

Over 50s walk their dogs to the moon and back 63 times in a week

Over 50s walk their dogs to the moon and back 63 times in a week

Come rain or shine, dog owners will be walking their dogs at the crack of dawn and last thing at night, and the over 50s are no exception.

Sainsbury’s Bank announces Allianz as new pet insurance partner

Sainsbury's Bank has announced that it will partner with Allianz Insurance, to provide Sainsbury's Bank Pet Insurance.

Over 50s more likely to claim on pet than any other insurance

They chew your shoes, slobber on the furniture and leave nasty surprises in the garden, but more than seven million over 50s can't live without their cat or dog. However, Saga Pet Insurance estimates that only one in three insure their furry friends.

A quarter of the nation’s cats and dogs are overweight

How well does man really know his best friend when it comes to health and wellbeing? According to a new survey from YouGov for Hill’s Pet Nutrition, a quarter of cat and dog owners surveyed said their pet cats and dogs were overweight for their age and breed.

Direct Line Pet Insurance launches pet dance off website ‘Pet Step'

Britain's Got Talent may have finished for another year, but pet insurer Direct Line wants to find out if the dog's got talent? Or perhaps the cat can do the can-can?

Direct Line pet insurance reveals the best dogs on film

One-in-five Brits (20 per cent) believe the nervous Great Dane Scooby-Doo is the greatest canine or feline movie character of all time, according to research from Direct Line pet insurance.

Nearly two million pet owners could face animal custody battles

We all know that Brits love their pets, but just how deep is their love for their furry friends?

Most expensive breeds of cat

Most expensive breeds of cat

There are around 8 million cats in the United Kingdom – approximately 20% of all households have at least one cat.

Keep your pets safe this Bonfire Night

Tesco Bank has teamed up with celebrity vet and This Morning regular Dr Scott Miller to offer owners guidance on keeping their pets safe on the 5th of November.

New multi-pet insurance comparison service offers great discounts

Confused.com launches the first multi-pet insurance comparison service for cats and dogs.

Pets at Home insurance launches exclusively at Gocompare.com

Comparison website Gocompare.com has welcomed Pets at Home exclusively to its pet insurance comparison panel.

Aviva to underwrite pet insurance

Aviva will underwrite its own pet insurance from 1 August, in a move that recognises the value many of the UK's 15 million cat and dog owners place on protecting their pets.

What are the benefits of getting pet insurance?

As a pet owner, you may seldom think of pet insurance to cover any medical bills; however, along with pet ownership are many unforeseen risks such as sudden illness, unexpected visits to the vet or loss by theft or straying, that won’t even cross your mind until the unexpected occurs.