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Persistent Deciduous Teeth in Pets

Persistent Deciduous Teeth in Pets

If your pet has baby teeth that haven’t fallen out, despite the adult teeth pushing their way through, these baby teeth can cause problems. Baby teeth that refuse to fall out are known as persistent deciduous teeth. They most frequently occur in small-breed and...

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Are My Cat’s Hairballs Normal?

Are My Cat’s Hairballs Normal?

If you are a cat owner, chances are you've come across their hairballs. In fact, you may encounter hairballs with such regular frequency that you become worried about your feline friend’s health. Our team has answered some frequently asked questions about hairballs....

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Buckle Up! Car Travel Safety Tips for Pets

Buckle Up! Car Travel Safety Tips for Pets

When taking a vacation or a road trip, you may want to include your pet in the fun and excitement. But, before heading out on your trip, our team at Keene Veterinary Hospital has a few tips to ensure your pet is prepared for travel. #1: Keep your pet safe with...

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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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