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What is a Vet Tech?

What is a Vet Tech?

When your pet comes into Keene Veterinary Hospital, much of their care is performed by our incredible veterinary technicians! Whether your pet comes in for their wellness visit, a hospitalization for an illness, or an anesthetic procedure, you can rest assured your...

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3 Halloween Costume Hazards Every Pet Owner Needs to Know

3 Halloween Costume Hazards Every Pet Owner Needs to Know

As enter one of the spookiest seasons, you may be decorating everything in sight with cobwebs, pumpkins, and skeletons—including your furry companion! Although we’ll admit that pets are incredibly cute as pirates, dinosaurs, and spiders, Halloween costumes can pose a...

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4 Ways to Celebrate Your Purr-fect Feline

4 Ways to Celebrate Your Purr-fect Feline

Although our feline friends demand to be cherished every month of the year, September is specifically reserved for Happy Cat Month. Join our team here at Keene Veterinary Hospital in celebrating the month that is all about ensuring that our cats are happy, healthy,...

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How to Build a Pet First Aid Kit

How to Build a Pet First Aid Kit

Each September, National Disaster Preparedness Month encourages people to prepare for disasters or emergencies in their homes, businesses, and communities. As a pet owner, it's important to prep your pet for any disaster. A first-aid kit that is fully stocked—not only...

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What are Some Signs of Cognitive Dysfunction in Pets?

What are Some Signs of Cognitive Dysfunction in Pets?

If you've noticed your older pet getting stuck behind furniture or forgetting that nighttime is for sleeping, these could be symptoms of cognitive dysfunction. As pets age, they can suffer from impaired mental function, similar to elderly people with Alzheimer’s or...

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How Can a Microchip Reunite You and Your Pet?

How Can a Microchip Reunite You and Your Pet?

August 15 is Check the Chip Day for pets with microchips. Here at Keene Veterinary Hospital, we encourage pet owners to stop by so we can quickly scan their pet’s microchip to ensure it hasn’t migrated and is still working. For pets with microchips, it is also...

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Tips for Summertime Pet Grooming

Tips for Summertime Pet Grooming

A vital part of caring for your furry pal is grooming! Not only will they look good afterwards, but grooming them regularly helps keep their skin and fur healthy. Especially during this hot weather, you may have noticed that your pet requires different grooming...

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Protecting Your Pet from Heat Stroke

Protecting Your Pet from Heat Stroke

Protecting Your Pet from Heat Stroke   It's summertime! Just like humans, dogs and cats can become overheated. Unlike humans, our pets aren’t able to effectively reduce their body temperature by sweating. But, just because your furry pal can’t tell you when he’s...

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Why does my cat throw up?

Why does my cat throw up?

If you have a cat, chances are good that you’ve seen her vomit from time to time. But how much vomiting is normal for a cat? When should your cat’s vomiting become a cause for concern?  Why does my cat vomit? If your cat is vomiting, the potential causes can range...

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