Posts tagged ‘direct-line’

New research out today has found that pet owners are not properly securing their pets when on the move, with over a quarter admitting they never restrain their dogs when travelling in the car. The research, which has been released by Direct Line Pet Insurance reveals that over a fifth of vets have shockingly witnessed […]

When the weather heats up and you have a little free time, it’s natural that you would want to take a trip outdoors and invite your four legged friend to join you. But while the UK awaits the next Summer heatwave consider your dog’s needs for hydration during the warmer weather, as a pet insurer […]

When the pet travel scheme was introduced 15 years ago allowing dogs to travel from country to country without the need for quarantine, it freed pet owners up with the option to consider holidaying further afield spending more time exploring new countries and holiday hot spots with their dog in tow, and it seems more pet […]

New research from Direct Line Pet Insurance reveals the nation’s soft spot for dogs on film, with rom-com classic ‘Marley and Me’ stealing the top spot for the best dog movie. The Golden Retriever star Marley was also voted top dog for Britain’s favourite cinematic canine. Direct Line’s study also revealed that one in eight […]

Britain’s most popular feline name is Oscar and the favourite for the canine cousin is Alfie, according to new analysis of Metro and Direct Line’s ‘Pet of the Day’ data. Gone are the days of the Snoopies and Rovers as owners opt for traditional ‘human’ names, with five of the top 10 dog names being […]