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 Pancreatitis is an inflammation of the pancreas caused by leakage of the digestive enzymes and causing the pancreas to “digest itself.” Pancreatitis can be acute (sudden) or chronic (happening over a course of time.) Both acute and chronic forms are serious and can be life-threatening. Middle-aged dogs appear to be at increased risk of developing … Continued

Seasonal Allergies for Pets

The spring season is upon us, and while we may be experiencing seasonal allergies, it’s important to note that our pets may be as well! In our pets, seasonal allergies look a little different. We may have headaches, coughs, and runny noses, but our pets have different symptoms. They may have itchy ears and skin.   … Continued

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

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

Dog-Friendly Holiday Treat Recipe

Here is a dog-friendly treat recipe that your canine companion is sure to love. Holiday Dog-Friendly Treat Recipe: ingredients 1 cup shredded roasted turkey meat 1/4 cup breadcrumbs 1 large egg, beaten 1/2 sweet potato–baked, skin discarded and potato coarsely chopped 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 tablespoons cranberry sauce directions In a medium bowl, combine … Continued

Pet Treat Recipe: Pumpkin Ice Bites

Want your dog to have a delicious and safe holiday treat? Here’s a simple recipe you can make at home: Blend 1 cup of canned pumpkin with 1 cup of plain non-fat yogurt and freeze in an ice tray. Dogs can be given these one cube at a time (outside, because they can be a … Continued

Halloween Safety Tips

Attention, animal lovers, it’s almost the spookiest night of the year! The ASPCA recommends taking some common sense precautions this Halloween to keep you and your pet saying “trick or treat!” all the way to November 1. 1. No tricks, no treats: That bowl of candy is for trick-or-treaters, not for Scruffy and Fluffy. Chocolate in … Continued


Benny is 7 year old male beagle that came to Dr. Hasty as a neglected stray at her previous hospital. He was 6 months old, completely bald from severe mange, had a severe chronic skin infection, and was supposed to be euthanized because his illness would take him months to recover from. She couldn’t resist … Continued

Progress Park Veterinary Hospital

3615 Progress Blvd
Peru, IL 61354

Progress Park Veterinary Hospital