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Major Accidents and Emergencies in Young Dogs

Some more serious incidents that pet owners may have to deal with and respond to are as follows;

Note: In all emergency situations phone your vet first, let them know you are on your way and get guidance as to what to do in the meantime.

Car AccidentsThis is a very common emergency and, of course, best prevented by keeping your dog on a lead and under control at all times when out of the home. Some dogs rush out the front door as soon as it is opened so get in the habit of putting your dog into a closed room before you answer the door.If your dog is hit by a car try to stay calm and approach him very slowly and quietly...

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Driving in Ice and Snow

With the cold weather approaching there is likely to be ice and snow over the coming days. This can be very dangerous for road users. Driving in these conditions is hazardous, even for the most experienced drivers among us. Visibility is affected and cars can become difficult to control. Here are some tips to ensure for a safe trip while tackling ice or snow on the roads.

Make Sure Your Car is Prepared

It is good practice to remember that your journey begins before you start the car. There are a couple of necessary checks all motorists should carry out. Firstly, it is crucial that window wipers are fully functional, bot...

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Brexit - Where to Start?

Brexit Event

Sean McGrath joined An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar at the IMN Indo Brexit Briefing at Trinity College this morning. From left to right: Peter Kilcullen - Chief Customer Officer Allianz, Sean McGrath - CEO Allianz, Leo Varadkar - An Taoiseach, Derbhail McDonald - IMN Group Business Editor

In business terms, it’s bleak and is certainly among this decade’s most complex conundrums - one that was born of confusion, obfuscation and politics.

It certainly wasn’t expected and a lot of people outside of the UK are still against it. But, like every unexpected surprise, it’s here now and our job as business leaders is to figure out ho...

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Minor Accidents and Emergencies in Young Dogs

It is useful to know in advance the proper response to an accident, injury or acute and sudden illness in your dog and what you can do to help until veterinary attention is available.

You can make up a First Aid Kit at home so that you can easily access what you need when you need it. It could contain the following items:

Scissors, nail clippers, tweezersBandages, Sterile gauze dressings, Cotton wool, Cotton padsAntiseptic solution, Antiseptic creamArnica drops, Arnica cream, Rescue Remedy and other First Aid Homeopathic or Back remedies to reduce pain, swelling and shockIt is also useful to have a muzzle and a Buster c...

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2018 Allianz Risk Barometer

Business interruption and cyber incidents dominate risk landscape for companies of all sizes and sectors in 2018.

Top Risks in 2018

They take aim at the backbone of the connected economy and, when they strike, can jeopardize the success, and even the existence, of companies of every size and sector. Business interruption (#1 risk according to 42% of respondents) and cyber incidents (#2 risk according to 40% of respondents) are now considered the top global risks facing businesses this year according to the Allianz Risk Barometer 2018. The 2018 report is based on the insights of 1,911 risk experts across 80 countries.

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8 New Year Resolutions for a Healthier Car in 2018

Make this year the year you show your motor vehicle some TLC by following our 8 New Year Resolutions for a Healthier Car in 2018.

If you stick to these resolutions you will have a car that looks great on the outside, smells smashing on the inside and you will save fuel, save money and save the wear and tear on your car so you can enjoy driving it for longer.

Happy New Year and new car!

I Will Maintain My Car’s Exterior

Do you vow to get your body in shape every January? Well, why not do the same for your car. Make a promise to finally get your car in tip-top shape by doing the following:

Protecting your car’s paint job is ...

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