Judging Value of Veterinary Care vs. Cost

Judging Value of Veterinary Care vs. Cost

Cost is something we’re all conscious of. Most of us don’t consider only the price of something but look for value in a combination of quality, service, and price. The same is true in caring for our pets. We love our furry friends and want to take good care of...

Online Pet Health Advice: 8 Sources You Can Trust

Online Pet Health Advice: 8 Sources You Can Trust

Doctor Google comes to the rescue any time we have a question, and this includes questions about our pets. It’s natural for you to surf the internet for answers if a pet is feeling under the weather, or if you have basic questions about pet care. It’s easy and...

Male vs Female Cats and Dogs

Male vs Female Cats and Dogs

In choosing male vs female cats and dogs, how do they differ in their behavior and personality? Many pet owners have distinct preferences in choosing a male vs a female pet. Both sexes have certain traits and biological functions that tend to color their...

Helping Kids Understand the Loss of a Pet

Helping Kids Understand the Loss of a Pet

The loss of a pet is difficult and requires patience and compassion for all those affected. If you have children, the loss brings additional confusion and questions about what death is. Children express grief in different ways than adults. Finding ways to help them...

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...

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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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Mon-Fri: 7:00am – 8:00pm
Sat-Sun: 8:00am – 6:00pm

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Phone: 248-363-1508
Fax: 248-363-7505
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