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4th of July Holiday: How to Prevent Pet Emergencies

4th of July Holiday: How to Prevent Pet Emergencies

July 4th is one of the best parts of summer but nothing can ruin it faster than a pet emergency. With backyard grilling, parades, and festivals, it is a fun time for the whole family, including our furry loved ones in the festivities. This can be a great experience,...

Comfortable Alternatives to the “Cone of Shame”

Comfortable Alternatives to the “Cone of Shame”

Many dogs and cats understandably dislike wearing the plastic Elizabethan collar or E-Collar that you so often see post-surgery. This clunky, plastic “cone of shame” is uncomfortable for most four-legged friends because of its hard surface and obstruction of...

20 Years of Helping Dogs at ULVH’s Animal Rehabilitation Center

20 Years of Helping Dogs at ULVH’s Animal Rehabilitation Center

If you are a client of Union Lake Veterinary Hospital, you may be aware of our onsite Animal Rehabilitation Center of Michigan, Inc. This labor of love opened its doors in 2001 and was the first animal rehabilitation center in the state. Since we are celebrating our...

Adopting a Dog from Detroit Dog Rescue

Adopting a Dog from Detroit Dog Rescue

If you have been considering adopting a dog, our team of dog lovers at Union Lake Veterinary Hospital has helpful tips for adopting a dog from Detroit Dog Rescue. Our friends at Detroit Dog Rescue (DDR) make sure each rescue dog has a fair chance at a good, permanent...

How to Stop Dogs From Licking and Chewing Their Paws

How to Stop Dogs From Licking and Chewing Their Paws

It can be frustrating to watch dogs licking and chewing on their paws and legs, wreaking havoc on their skin and fur. We wonder why they do it and what to do about it. The team at Union Lake Veterinary Hospital provides you with insight into what’s going on and how to...

Normal vs. Abnormal Cat Behavior

Normal vs. Abnormal Cat Behavior

If your cat starts regularly chewing on fabric, is that a normal cat behavior? What about sudden aggression? We’re often asked about what behavior is normal vs abnormal cat behavior. Cats are curious creatures with many unique and sometimes unusual behaviors. This is...

Hissy Fit: Are My Cats Playing or Fighting?

Hissy Fit: Are My Cats Playing or Fighting?

If you are in a multicat household, you may have sometimes wondered, “are my cats playing or fighting?” It’s wonderful to see your kitties playing together and keeping each other company and cats will often mock-fight and wrestle. But if your cats’ playtime suddenly...

When Your Dog Swallows Something They Shouldn’t

When Your Dog Swallows Something They Shouldn’t

Dogs (and cats) are notorious for getting into many things they shouldn’t, and yes, eating them. So, it isn’t a surprise to know that a dog swallowing something they shouldn’t rank highly in veterinary emergencies. Dogs are natural scavengers and this instinct can...

Look Away, Please: How to Stop a Dog From Humping

Look Away, Please: How to Stop a Dog From Humping

How to stop your dog from humping. You know that embarrassment--your dog is attempting to hump a dog, a leg or object in public. There are multiple reasons why dogs exhibit humping behavior and some may surprise you (as outlined in our earlier blog post). Even so,...

All-Time Favorite Animal Movies: And the Oscar Goes to…Fido!

All-Time Favorite Animal Movies: And the Oscar Goes to…Fido!

Most of us adore cozying up on the couch and watching a good series or movie on Netflix. Throughout the pandemic, this was a universal pastime. But what makes a movie even better is when the subject is one of our very favorites...animals! From domestic pets to...

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