Progress Park Veterinary Hospital

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Jack-O-Lantern Safety

Are you carving a jack-o-lantern this year? Please be sure to use battery operated candles as jack-o-lanterns are known to cause fire hazards!

Make Sure They Can Get Home: Check Your Pet’s Microchip

Is your pet’s microchip up-to-date? If your pet were lost, would an animal hospital or shelter be able to contact you once your pet was found?   It’s important to get your pet microchipped; but it’s just as important to make sure that microchip contains the correct information in order for your four-legged friend to … Continued

ASPCA Guide to Pet-Safe Gardening

ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) experts field tens of thousands of calls each year involving animal companions who’ve had potentially hazardous contact with insecticides, weed killers and pet-toxic plants. “Keeping animals safe from accidental poisonings should not end once you’ve stepped outside,” says Dana Farbman, APCC pet poison prevention expert. “Protecting your pet from … Continued

What would you do if…

  …your dog ate the bag of semi-sweet chocolate chips that was left out on the kitchen counter?  …your cat had a seizure right in front of you?  …your dog fell down the stairs and started limping?  …your cat was overheating on a hot summer day? To avoid the feelings of panic that may accompany … Continued

Memorial Day

Monday is Memorial Day, a time to remember the men and women who dedicated their lives to our nation’s freedom.

The Story of Frida

Many of you may have seen a tiny dachshund named Frida hanging around the office since last summer.  She touched our hearts and we wanted to let everyone know we lost Frida on February 18th.  She will be greatly missed, but we wanted to share her story. The first week of August 2012 IVAR brought in … Continued

Brushed Your Pet’s Teeth Lately?

Can you imagine what your teeth would be like if you didn’t brush them for a year? Talk about bad breath! Considering your pet can’t brush his own teeth, this is kind of what he experiences. February is National Pet Dental Health Month and a great reminder that dental health is more than just teeth; your pet’s … Continued

Progress Park Veterinary Hospital

3615 Progress Blvd
Peru, IL 61354

Progress Park Veterinary Hospital