Pets

In this installation of his column, Dr. Mike Fietz counsels on pet insurance.

Uncovered: The confusing world of pet insurance

For all the joy that animals bring into our lives, the stress of having a sick or injured pet can take a toll. Worrying about a pet’s welfare can be taxing enough, but the financial burden of diagnostics and treatment can add another layer of strain. Pet insurance can help dull the blow of unexpected […]

Taking steps in advance to keep pets away from the holiday bling and chocolate bark can keep them out of trouble.

Holiday hazards: Keeping pets safe for the season

The holidays must be a weird time for our pets. Their familiar homes are suddenly brimming with strange trinkets and lights. New smells are wafting in from the kitchen. And did I mention there’s a tree in the living room? While most pets adapt quickly to our inexplicable traditions, a few will find ways to […]