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Do Pets Get Lice…and Other Itchy Questions

Do Pets Get Lice…and Other Itchy Questions

It’s everyone’s back to school nightmare - head lice. If you have had a child come home with it, you may be familiar with this terrible infestation that is not only gross but hard to get rid of. As soon as one family member contracts lice, you can expect...

Learning to Love: Creating a Stronger Bond with a Rescue Dog

Learning to Love: Creating a Stronger Bond with a Rescue Dog

If you recently adopted a dog, we commend you! There is nothing better than adding a furry loved one to the family. A rescue dog, though, come with his own difficult background, and sometimes these backgrounds make for a fearful or shy pup. Because of...

Is It True? Uncovering Pet Cure-alls and Quackeries

Is It True? Uncovering Pet Cure-alls and Quackeries

There are plenty of products on the market that make claims about curing certain pet conditions and diseases. These remedies promise to benefit your pet, but these pet cure-alls can seem too good to be true. When a product comes with a guarantee of ridding your pet of...

Grain-Free Dog Foods: Are They Safe?

Grain-Free Dog Foods: Are They Safe?

Two years ago, veterinarians began noticing a significant increase in cases of canine dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) heart disease in dogs. The FDA began investigating and recently announced a strong correlation between DCM and grain-free dog foods and...

Heartbreak: When Pet Adoption Doesn’t Work Out

Heartbreak: When Pet Adoption Doesn’t Work Out

When pet adoption doesn’t work out, it can break your heart. It starts out well, with the excitement of adding a new pet to the family. We lock eyes with a dog or cat at a shelter or at an adoption event, and we fall in love. We get excited about the great...

A Guide to Arthritis in Dogs and Cats

A Guide to Arthritis in Dogs and Cats

Our Veterinary team put together this guide to arthritis in dogs and cats. Our aim is to give pet owners a better understanding of this common disease affecting our fur friends.Thanks to advances in veterinary medicine and nutrition, our pets are living...

The More the Merrier: Can You Have too Many Pets?

The More the Merrier: Can You Have too Many Pets?

For most animal lovers, having a home with more than one pet is a no-brainer. In fact, for social animals like guinea pigs and ferrets, it’s unhealthy for them to be “only kids.” Dogs and rabbits also do well when they have another pet for companionship,...

Puppy to Senior: The Canine Aging Process

Puppy to Senior: The Canine Aging Process

Canine aging--everyone's heard the idea that, for every one year of our lives, a dog ages seven years. Is that fact or simply a myth that's been widely accepted?While we don’t fully understand the canine aging process yet, the great news is that our pets...

Choosing a Reputable Animal Rescue

Choosing a Reputable Animal Rescue

How to Find a Quality Animal RescueAnimal rescues are the backbone of animal welfare. They help to alleviate the homeless pet population, match pets with loving families, and educate the public about the importance of spay/neuter. Animal rescues also serve...

Probiotics for Pets: Do They Help?

Probiotics for Pets: Do They Help?

Do Probiotics Help Pets?Probiotics treat digestive health issues for humans, but are probiotics for pets? Can they help dogs and cats? In what ways? Can pets take human probiotics? The team at Union Lake Veterinary Hospital is happy to help answer your...

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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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Waterford, MI 48327
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