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Our Thornton veterinarians and team share helpful tips and advice on a variety of topics to help you keep your pets looking and feeling their very best.

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Raising a Puppy and Kitten Together

Raising a Puppy and Kitten Together

When you are considering adding a furry friend to the family you may be stuck between whether you want a dog or a cat. But why not consider raising both? Our Caring Hands Veterinary Hospital vets in Thornton offer some information on how to successfully raise a puppy and kitten together and some tips to make it easier.

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When to Visit an Emergency Vet?

When to Visit an Emergency Vet?

Just like us, our pets are also prone to accidents and injury, sometimes serious. But how can we tell if our pets are in need of urgent care? Our Thornton vets are here to explain which situations require emergency veterinary care and how you can prepare.

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Why Does My Dog Need a Urinalysis

Why Does My Dog Need a Urinalysis

At Caring Hands Veterinary Hospital, we believe strongly in educating our clients so they can be the best possible pet owners. So today, our Thornton vets talk about urinalysis for your dog, how it's done and what this diagnostic test can show us.

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Dog Skin Cancer

Dog Skin Cancer

Over the course of their life, your dog may develop various lumps and bumps on their body. While most of these will not be concerning you should always have any new growths checked out by their veterinarian. Here our Thornton vets discuss the various types of skin cancer in dogs and how they are diagnosed and treated.

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How To: Aggressive Dog Grooming

How To: Aggressive Dog Grooming

If you have an aggressive dog or one that becomes uncontrollable during the grooming process then keeping them clean may be a daunting task. In this post, our Thornton vets talk about aggression and why some dogs may become aggressive during the grooming process.

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Senior Cat Grooming: Cleaning Their Matted Hair

Senior Cat Grooming: Cleaning Their Matted Hair

If you have a cat then you know that one of their daily rituals is thorough self-cleaning. But what happens when they get older and are no longer able to? Here, our Thornton vets talk about senior cat grooming and how you can help them clean and prevent matted hair.

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Signs Your Dog Needs Grooming

Signs Your Dog Needs Grooming

Sometimes we aren't the quickest to notice that our dog is a little disheveled. So our Thornton vets offer some tips on signs to look for that your dog is in need of a grooming session.

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How To Bathe a Cat & How Often You Should Do It

How To Bathe a Cat & How Often You Should Do It

Fleas are the most common external parasite, and they can make your dog or cat truly miserable! Flea bites can lead to infections and even cause serious diseases in pets. Our Thornton vets explain early signs of fleas, and what to do if your pet has fleas.

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How Long Can a Dog Live After Being Diagnosed With Cancer?

How Long Can a Dog Live After Being Diagnosed With Cancer?

When our vets have the sad task of diagnosing cancer in a dog, the owner's first question is typical - how long can my dog live with cancer? Today our Thornton vets discuss the diagnosis of cancer in dogs and how long they may be expected to live.

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Cancer in Cats

Cancer in Cats

The news of cancer in your beloved feline friend can be devastating, but our vets are here to help every step of the way. Here our Thornton veterinarians discuss the various types of cancer in cats as well as the symptoms and treatment options.

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