Our Blog

APPOINTMENT
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....

Celebrate Mother’s Day With Pets? ULVH Says Yes!

Celebrate Mother’s Day With Pets? ULVH Says Yes!

Mother’s Day is right around the corner, and that means kids everywhere are busily crafting homemade cards, macaroni picture frames and handprint flowers. But what about “pet moms”? Just because our pets’ lack of opposable thumbs prohibits them from...

How Modern Pet Ownership Has Changed The World

How Modern Pet Ownership Has Changed The World

It’s no secret that almost every facet of modern pet ownership is vastly different from any other time in human/pet history. Most of today’s pets are treated as full-fledged family members, and enjoy many of the same perks as the two-legged members. If...

The Latest Canine Flu Outbreak: How At Risk is Your Dog?

The Latest Canine Flu Outbreak: How At Risk is Your Dog?

As many of us in the field of veterinary medicine anticipated, canine flu has surfaced once again in the Chicagoland area this spring, and will likely continue to spread to unvaccinated dogs across the United States.Canine Influenza Virus (CIV) strain H3N2...

Michigan Tick Talk: Why Ticks And Pets Don’t Mix

Michigan Tick Talk: Why Ticks And Pets Don’t Mix

Finding a tick lodged securely in your dog or cat’s skin is one of the less-than-pleasant aspects of pet ownership. Unfortunately, ticks and pets often go together like peanut butter and jelly as the weather warms. Because ticks can be carriers of disease,...

Compassionate care 7 days a week.

Since 1974, Union Lake Veterinary Hospital has been providing pets in Waterford, West Bloomfield, and surrounding areas with state-of-the-art care.

Location

6545 Cooley Lake Rd.
Waterford, MI 48327
Click here for directions.

Hours

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

Contact Info

Phone: 248-363-1508
Fax: 248-363-7505
Email: info@unionlakepets.com

Get in touch!

Ready to come see us?

Request an appointment online! We can't wait to see you and your furry friends.