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Natural Life Cycle: Care for Your Aging Dog

Natural Life Cycle: Care for Your Aging Dog

The Cycle of LifeI recently had the joy and responsibility of caring for two beautiful dogs--one a very senior dog and the other an 8-week-old puppy. I learned an interesting lesson about the cycle of care during a dog’s early and senior years. My best...

Oh So Cozy! How to Find the Right Bed for Your Pet

Oh So Cozy! How to Find the Right Bed for Your Pet

Finding the Right Bed for Your Pet Nothing says winter like the feeling of snuggling under a blanket and watching the snow from the comfort of your bed. When it’s cold outside, it’s likely your pet enjoys spending more time in his, too. Pet beds range in...

Waiting Game: The Reasons Behind Wait Times to See Your Vet

Waiting Game: The Reasons Behind Wait Times to See Your Vet

Waiting to See Your VetYou’re at the vet waiting for 15 minutes for Fluffy to be seen for an annual exam. With only an hour break, or with errands to run, the clock is ticking. Frustrated? Probably. Or, you have to wait an extra 30 minutes because your...

A Beginner’s Guide to Home Cooking for Dogs

A Beginner’s Guide to Home Cooking for Dogs

Cooking for DogsWith the increasing number of pet food recalls, many dog lovers are switching from store-bought food to home-cooked meals for their canines. If you’re new to this, it might seem overwhelming. You know what to cook for yourself and your...

More than Pesky: Pet Parasites can also Harm Humans

More than Pesky: Pet Parasites can also Harm Humans

Pet Pests That Harm HumansFleas, Ticks, Worms and Mosquitoes…These common pests are the ones pet owners are most familiar with. In fact, you probably have your companion on a parasite preventative that protects them from these pet foes. (If not, please...

How to Be a Great Pet Foster Parent

How to Be a Great Pet Foster Parent

How to Be a Great Pet Foster ParentAs pet lovers, it’s hard to see so many fur babies in shelters, desperately hoping to find their own homes. We can dream of adopting them all but that isn’t very realistic. While we may not be able to give every pet a...

A Day in the Life of a Vet Tech

A Day in the Life of a Vet Tech

Vet Tech LifeSome people see a Veterinary Technician’s life as non-stop puppies and kittens. Being a Vet Tech has its joys but it takes someone who loves what they do to fill a Vet Tech’s shoes. Here’s a typical day in the life of a Vet Tech as captured by...

Dog Supplements: Which Ones Really Help?

Dog Supplements: Which Ones Really Help?

Dog Supplements are Big BusinessVitamins and supplements take a star role in so many aspects of daily nutrition, and several of these products come recommended by our doctors. It is no surprise that supplements for dogs make up a multimillion-dollar...

Animal Rehabilitation – Helping Stiff and Achy Dogs

Animal Rehabilitation – Helping Stiff and Achy Dogs

Humans are not the only ones who need rehab after an injury, surgery or because of arthritis. Rehabilitation can be good for anyone, our pets included. The idea of animal rehabilitation started with horses and sporting dogs. We soon realized that it can...

Pet Lifespans: How Long Can I Expect My Pet to Live?

Pet Lifespans: How Long Can I Expect My Pet to Live?

DogsHow much time can I expect to have with my Dog? Our dogs are family. We hope to spend many happy years with our best furry friends...even though we know parting will be inevitable. That parting will come much sooner for some than for others due to...

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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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