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8 Pet Care Apps You Can’t Live Without

8 Pet Care Apps You Can’t Live Without

Most of our lives are managed by a variety of apps on our mobile devices. There are ever more pet care apps available, some good, some bad, but there are more than most of us have the time or energy to filter through.At Union Lake Veterinary Hospital, we...

Tips For Getting Your Cat To The Vet and Low Stress Cat Carriers

Tips For Getting Your Cat To The Vet and Low Stress Cat Carriers

When it comes time to take your cat to the vet, feline fanciers everywhere give a collective shudder. It’s hard to say which part of the process is more taxing; the struggle to get Fluffy into the boxy carrier, the noisy drive to the veterinarian’s office,...

Pets On The Patio: Tips And Tricks For Dining Out With Pets

Pets On The Patio: Tips And Tricks For Dining Out With Pets

There was a time in the not-too-distant past when bringing your pet along to a restaurant was unheard of. Thanks to our increasingly pet-centric society (yay!), restaurants all over the country are beginning to allow pets on the patios. Some are even...

Hit the Road, Jack: Dog Vehicle Safety Restraints

Hit the Road, Jack: Dog Vehicle Safety Restraints

You wouldn’t put your small child in a car without the proper car seat or booster, and you probably wouldn’t think about forgoing your seatbelt, either. Yet most of us put precious cargo, in the form of our dogs, into our cars all the time without any...

4DX Testing for Dogs: Beyond the Heartworm Test

4DX Testing for Dogs: Beyond the Heartworm Test

If your dog has visited Union Lake Veterinary Hospital lately, we may have recommended that we perform 4DX testing.  So what is this crazy sounding test, and does your dog really need to have it done? Keep reading to learn why we’re recommending 4DX...

Home Sweet Home: Creating A Dog Friendly Yard

Home Sweet Home: Creating A Dog Friendly Yard

With the arrival of summer comes the urge to spend as much time as possible playing in the backyard, for both people and their dogs. With many people considering the backyard an extension of their home, ideas for enhancing this outdoor living space abound...

Our Fear Free Practice: Working To Help Pets With A Fear Of The Vet

Our Fear Free Practice: Working To Help Pets With A Fear Of The Vet

Does your dog or cat experience fear of the vet or anxiety at the vet’s office? Many don’t but, according to a 2014 Bayer Veterinary Healthcare Usage study, 37 percent of dog owners and a whopping 58 percent of cat owners report that their pets fear going...

Don’t Get Your Whiskers in a Bunch: Calming a Stressed Cat

Don’t Get Your Whiskers in a Bunch: Calming a Stressed Cat

While we don’t often think about our pets being stressed, it is actually a big concern. While your cat may not be worried about the big project due at work next week, he or she has concerns in kitty world.Do you know if your cat is stressed? And how does...

The Butt of the Joke: Anal Gland Problems in Pets

The Butt of the Joke: Anal Gland Problems in Pets

Any pet owner who has experienced anal gland problems in their pet can tell you that it really isn’t a laughing matter. Dogs and cats have been blessed with two little sacs that reside just inside their rectum that collects a strongly scented discharge....

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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
Email: info@unionlakepets.com

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