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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...

Is My Dog Depressed? Treating Mental Health Issues in Canines

Is My Dog Depressed? Treating Mental Health Issues in Canines

Have you ever wondered, “Is my dog depressed?” Dogs experience a wide range of emotions that we continue to learn more about. If they do something they shouldn’t have, they slump, sulk, and look away. Or they tremble and hide under the covers when they are afraid...

Why Does My Dog Take Forever to Poop?

Why Does My Dog Take Forever to Poop?

If your dog takes forever to poop, or to even decide on the perfect place to do their business, it can be super annoying. Especially when it is cold outside or you have to get to work. It isn’t that unusual to have your dog hem and haw over where to go and there are...

Shedding Much? Excessive Hair Loss in Dogs

Shedding Much? Excessive Hair Loss in Dogs

One of the primary questions we get from dog owners at Union Lake Veterinary Hospital is why their dog sheds so much. This is probably followed up by, “how do I stop it?” If your living room has become the Wild West with hair tumbleweeds taking over, we get it. Dogs...

What’s that Smell? How to Reduce Dog Farts

What’s that Smell? How to Reduce Dog Farts

How to reduce dog farts. Ah, the age-old joke...blame it on the dog. But if your dog has ongoing trouble in the gastrointestinal department, you will want to take action. Flatulence in dogs is a common complaint, but ongoing flatulence can signal a greater problem....

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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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6545 Cooley Lake Rd.
Waterford, MI 48327
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