Our Blog

APPOINTMENT
Adopt, Don’t Shop: The Ten Benefits Of Adopting A Rescue Dog

Adopt, Don’t Shop: The Ten Benefits Of Adopting A Rescue Dog

If you’re considering adding a dog to your family, we congratulate you! The bond between dog and human is truly unique and awe inspiring, not to mention that pet ownership is downright fun!We hope you will consider adopting a rescue dog, and here are our...

How to Love a Cat… And Be Loved in Return

How to Love a Cat… And Be Loved in Return

Any relationship is a two-way street – we give and take, offer and accept. In the dynamic between people and their pets, the back and forth of love and affection is noticeable. We take care of our animal’s needs in ways they can’t necessarily return (like...

Putting An End To Puppy Mills, Once And For All

Putting An End To Puppy Mills, Once And For All

Every year, over 2 million dogs are bred in illegal commercial breeding operations, also known as puppy mills. Despite the overcrowding in animal shelters and the overpopulation of dogs and cats, puppy mills (and kitten mills) are still thriving in the...

Getting to the Bottom of Pet Insurance

Getting to the Bottom of Pet Insurance

Most of us have car, home, health, and life insurance to help protect us in the wake of unforeseen situations. Most of the time, we are glad for the coverage we have, as associated costs can be high, and the possibility of a major issue can threaten our...

Beyond The Cardboard Box: Why Your Cat Needs A Catio!

Beyond The Cardboard Box: Why Your Cat Needs A Catio!

The benefits to keeping your pet cat indoors are far reaching. Not only are indoor cats protected from dangers such as cars or other animals, they are also less likely to come into contact with parasites and communicable diseases. If you are one of the...

Canine Influenza Is Back in 2017: What to Do to Protect Your Dog

Canine Influenza Is Back in 2017: What to Do to Protect Your Dog

The latest strain of the canine influenza virus, also known as “dog flu”, was first identified in Chicago, IL in the spring of 2015. More than 1,000 cases were eventually diagnosed in Illinois and surrounding states, with six fatalities.After the initial...

Pregnant Pets and the People Who Love Them

Pregnant Pets and the People Who Love Them

It can be so exciting (and scary) to be expecting a bundle of joy. How about expecting 10? Having a pet who is expecting a litter is a fun experience, but one that is best with a little of your help and attention. Union Lake Veterinary Hospital wants you...

Pocket Pet Care and Other Non-Traditional Companions

Pocket Pet Care and Other Non-Traditional Companions

While the most common pets in the U.S. and Canada are cats and dogs, other small mammals, reptiles, birds, and exotic pets are beginning to gain on more traditional options. Because of their unique needs (such as breed-specific housing and dietary...

Pet Parasites in the Park: What You Need to Know to Protect Your Pet

Pet Parasites in the Park: What You Need to Know to Protect Your Pet

Spring has (finally) come to Michigan, and pet owners everywhere are eager to get out with their furry friends to soak some much needed fresh air and vitamin D. If protecting your best pal from pet parasites isn’t your top priority as you plan your next...

What to Do if Your Pet Has an Allergic Reaction

What to Do if Your Pet Has an Allergic Reaction

Allergies can get the best of us, especially during the spring. For some, allergies can be quite serious, and the same is true for pets. Knowing what to do if your pet has an allergic reaction is an important part of emergency preparedness and...

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.