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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....

Behavior Changes in Your Dog Due to Separation Anxiety

Behavior Changes in Your Dog Due to Separation Anxiety

Are you seeing behavior changes in your dog due to separation anxiety now that your family is going back to work or school? The team at Union Lake Veterinary Hospital is hearing reports of an increase in destructive behaviors and other problems during/post COVID-19...

How to Prevent and Remove Plaque From Your Dog’s Teeth

How to Prevent and Remove Plaque From Your Dog’s Teeth

When it comes to your dog’s complete health, the quality of their dental care is key to so many aspects of their wellness. Without good care, your dog can develop periodontal disease and lose teeth. They can develop systemic diseases that tie back to lack of dental...

When To Spay or Neuter a Dog or Cat

When To Spay or Neuter a Dog or Cat

Spaying or neutering your dog, puppy, cat or kitten is a part of responsible pet ownership. Millions of animals are euthanized in crowded shelters each year and many more suffer as strays. Pet overpopulation is a big problem in the United States and can only change...

Pet Weight Loss After COVID-19

Pet Weight Loss After COVID-19

If you’re like most of us, eating became more of a pastime than a necessity during the pandemic shut-down. Staying at home, whiling away the hours, often included snacks, snacks, and did we say snacks? With the whole family stuck indoors, we’re betting that the family...

Noise Anxiety in Pets: Summertime Fireworks and Thunderstorms

Noise Anxiety in Pets: Summertime Fireworks and Thunderstorms

Kaboom! Crackle! Clap! Sizzle! The sounds of summer are oftentimes ones of celebration and the coming of rain. Noise anxiety in pets means that the sounds of summer that exhilarate us--fireworks, thunderstorms--can be terrifying for our fur friends. Many pets suffer...

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