Hudson Veterinary Care

Veterinary Team

Our dedicated team has years of experience in treating pets like yours with the best care possible. We pride ourselves on bringing your beloved animals high-quality veterinary medicine.

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Dr. Kellyann Haydon


A native of Cape Cod, Dr. Kellyann Haydon received her bachelor’s degree in Biology from Bridgewater State College and graduated with her DVM from Tufts University in 2000.

Dr. Haydon aims to work closely with you, the pet parent, to make informed, compassionate decisions for the patient. Some of her areas of interest include surgery and pain management.

Outside of caring for patients, Dr. Haydon enjoys dressage with her two horses, Kili and Mallard, and playing the classical harp (in a T-Rex suit). Her pet family includes three poodles, Marlena, Neville, and Clarence, two cats, Dr. Watson and Mr. Holmes, two bunnies, Dasher and Ernie, and one very lively conure named Zelie- beep beep.

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Dr. Roberta Lawson


Dr. Roberta Lawson grew up in Hudson and is so excited to get back to her local roots! After receiving her Bachelor’s in Animal Science from UNH, she went on to The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine to obtain her DVM. Dr. Lawson specializes in small animal veterinary medicine and has interests in aquarium and marine mammal medicine. In her spare time, she volunteers at a local aquarium multiple times a week.

When she’s not at work or volunteering, Dr. Lawson enjoys knitting, cooking vegan cuisine, and spending time with her family! She currently lives in Kensington with her husband, their youngest daughter Kaitlyn, their beloved Labrador retriever named Blueberry, and a cat named Toothless. Dr. Lawson has two other children, Michael, who is a junior at UNH (her alma mater), and Hannah, an occupational therapist who just welcomed her first child, making Dr. Lawson a first-time grandmother!

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Helen Swanick

Practice Manager

Helen has worked in various roles in the veterinary field since 2004. Her main areas of interest include implementing fear-free techniques to provide low-stress appointments for patients and dentistry. Helen believes in supporting a friendly, positive work environment that allows both the team and clients to feel supported and cared for. She feels that is important to build a client bond so they feel that they are receiving quality, compassionate care for their pets.

Outside of work, Helen enjoys biking, kayaking, and her newest hobby tending to house plants. She resides in New Hampshire with her husband, her labs Gus and Willow, her chihuahua Nugget, and three felines, Bodie, Kip, and Maddy.

Veterinary Doctor at Hudson Veterinary Care
Dr. Snedaker


Dr. Snedaker grew up in Nashua NH, knowing from the age of 6 that she wanted to be a veterinarian.  She attended the University of NH and was awarded the University Women’s Award in 2000.  She obtained her veterinary degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 2005.  She has been a small animal practitioner since then, and has a special interest in soft tissue surgery and dentistry.

Dr. Snedaker resides in Wilton with her husband; who is a musician, songwriter, and carpenter; and their three daughters.  The eldest is a senior at Wilton-Lyndeborough Cooperative High School and their younger children attend Pine Hill Waldorf School.   Dr. Snedaker enjoys motorcycle riding, marathon running, and bluegrass music; however most of her spare time is spent at her daughters’ Irish step dance events, swim meets in the summer, and chasing them down ski slopes in the winter. Their household also includes five cats, backyard chickens, guinea fowl, a leopard gecko, hermit crabs, exotic insects and fish.   Dr. Snedaker speaks Russian, and is learning Spanish with Duolingo!

Veterinary Doctor at Hudson Veterinary Care
Dr. Dressel

Dr. Dressel is a New England native, growing up in Massachusetts. She completed her Bachelor of Science degree in pre-vet/animal sciences from the University of Vermont. She then moved to Colorado to continue her education and fulfill her lifelong dream of becoming a veterinarian. She earned a Master of Science degree in anatomy and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Colorado State University. After graduating from veterinary school, she worked in a large 24-hour general practice/ emergency clinic in Baltimore, MD for two and half years. Dr. Dressel wanted to return to New England, where she has been working ever since. The most important part of veterinary medicine for her is developing and maintaining a strong client bond. Her passions include the diagnosis and treatment of complicated cases, surgery, and emergency medicine. She resides in Southern New Hampshire with her family and her three rescued cats, Keagan, Frick and Frack. In her spare time, you will likely find her at a softball or soccer field and an occasional Patriot’s game.