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Hissy Fit: Are My Cats Playing or Fighting?

Hissy Fit: Are My Cats Playing or Fighting?

If you are in a multicat household, you may have sometimes wondered, “are my cats playing or fighting?” It’s wonderful to see your kitties playing together and keeping each other company and cats will often mock-fight and wrestle. But if your cats’ playtime suddenly...

When Your Dog Swallows Something They Shouldn’t

When Your Dog Swallows Something They Shouldn’t

Dogs (and cats) are notorious for getting into many things they shouldn’t, and yes, eating them. So, it isn’t a surprise to know that a dog swallowing something they shouldn’t rank highly in veterinary emergencies. Dogs are natural scavengers and this instinct can...

Look Away, Please: How to Stop a Dog From Humping

Look Away, Please: How to Stop a Dog From Humping

How to stop your dog from humping. You know that embarrassment--your dog is attempting to hump a dog, a leg or object in public. There are multiple reasons why dogs exhibit humping behavior and some may surprise you (as outlined in our earlier blog post). Even so,...

All-Time Favorite Animal Movies: And the Oscar Goes to…Fido!

All-Time Favorite Animal Movies: And the Oscar Goes to…Fido!

Most of us adore cozying up on the couch and watching a good series or movie on Netflix. Throughout the pandemic, this was a universal pastime. But what makes a movie even better is when the subject is one of our very favorites...animals! From domestic pets to...

Pets and Seniors: 5 Things to Consider Before Adopting

Pets and Seniors: 5 Things to Consider Before Adopting

Many seniors love having a pet companion to keep them company in their golden years. Pets offer seniors the opportunity to love and cherish a four-legged friend, and to benefit from their unconditional love and companionship. And it provides a loving home for adopted...

Why Do Pit Bulls Have a Bad Reputation?

Why Do Pit Bulls Have a Bad Reputation?

Pit bulls have had a lot of bad press, but they aren’t one breed of dog. They are more a type of dog. We often refer to bulldogs as well as dogs from several terrier breeds as “pit bulls”, but pit bulls are really more of a type of dog rather than a breed. Many dogs...

What You Need to Know About Canine (Kennel) Cough in Dogs

What You Need to Know About Canine (Kennel) Cough in Dogs

Hack! Snort! Honk! If your dog suddenly starts coughing or is generally feeling under the weather, it could be a sign of a contagious illness. Dogs, like humans, experience colds and flus that they pick up from other dogs in their peer circle. Canine cough, often...

How to Express Your Dog’s Anal Glands

How to Express Your Dog’s Anal Glands

Dog anal glands are probably the last topic any one of us really wants to think about, but it’s necessary to understand for dog owners. Anal glands in dogs give them a distinct signature. It’s a sort of ‘calling card’ to other dogs as a way to communicate many things....

Pancreatitis in Dogs: Is Your Dog at Risk?

Pancreatitis in Dogs: Is Your Dog at Risk?

The holidays see a rise in pancreatitis in dogs. Most dogs get the occasional bout of tummy trouble, because they eat just about anything and everything they can get their mouths on. Unfortunately, this desire to eat things they shouldn’t can lead dogs to eating...

Finicky Feline: Why Is My Cat Not Eating?

Finicky Feline: Why Is My Cat Not Eating?

Why is my cat not eating? Most cats, unlike dogs, are discerning when it comes to their palate. In fact, many cats will raise their nose at certain foods that a canine would greedily wolf down. Most cat owners have had to try a few varieties of food before their cat...

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Since 1974, Union Lake Veterinary Hospital has been providing pets in Waterford, West Bloomfield, and surrounding areas with state-of-the-art care.

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