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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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Gingivitis in Cats: Signs, Causes & Treatment

Gingivitis in Cats: Signs, Causes & Treatment

Dental Issues are not restricted to humans only, concerns such as plaque and gingivitis are present in other animals such as cats. Our Thornton vets discuss the symptoms of cat gingivitis, what causes this condition and how we can help prevent it and protect the oral health of our feline friends.

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Signs & Symptoms of Pneumonia in Dogs

Signs & Symptoms of Pneumonia in Dogs

Pneumonia is a condition that could possibly affect your dog at some point in their lives and if left untreated can cause many possible complications. Our Thornton vets discuss the signs and symptoms of pneumonia in dogs, and how your vet will go about diagnosing and treating this condition.

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Symptoms of Cavities in Dogs

Symptoms of Cavities in Dogs

Cavities can just as easily affect our canine companions as they affect us and routine dog dental care is incredibly important. Today, our Thornton vets discuss veterinary dentistry including cavities in dogs and preventive pet dental care measures you can take.

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How to Take Care of a Kitten: Complete Guide

How to Take Care of a Kitten: Complete Guide

Caring for kittens requires very particular care and a lot of work, especially if they are without their mother. Below, our Thornton vets discuss how to take care of kittens that are without a mother and how to provide them with lifelong protection.

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Why is My Dog Panting at Night?

Why is My Dog Panting at Night?

Dogs naturally pant, especially if they are playing or very excited. However, if you find your dog excessively panting at night then it may cause you to be concerned. Today, our Thornton vets discuss what may be causing your dog to pant at night, the treatments, and when you should go to the vet.

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Symptoms of Bronchitis in Cats

Bronchitis is a respiratory system condition can cause serious symptoms such as coughing, breathing problems, inflamed airways and more in your cat. Our Thornton vets talk about how bronchitis might affect your cat, the symptoms they may experience, and when you should be concerned.

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Top 5 Most Common Heart Diseases in Pets

Top 5 Most Common Heart Diseases in Pets

The heart is the center of your pet's cardiovascular system and a critical organ responsible for pumping oxygen-rich blood through their bodies. Unfortunately, sometimes they may experience issues with this vital organ. Our internal medicine vets in Thornton discuss five of the most common heart diseases in pets and how they affect them.

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What You Need to Know When Bringing Home a Sphynx Cat

What You Need to Know When Bringing Home a Sphynx Cat

Sphynx cats are a breed of hairless cat that has been around since the 1960s. This unique cat comes with some unique needs that should be considered before deciding to bring one home. Our Thornton vets explain some of the needs of this breed that you need to know before bringing home a Sphynx kitten.

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Dog Dental Care - How to Take Care of Your Dog's Teeth

Dog Dental Care - How to Take Care of Your Dog's Teeth

Your dog's oral health impacts their overall health, that's why it's important to ensure that your dog's teeth and gums are clean and healthy. Here our Thornton vets share some ways to keep your pup's teeth in tip-top condition. 

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Cat Rabies Vaccine: Schedule, Cost, and Side Effects

Cat Rabies Vaccine: Schedule, Cost, and Side Effects

Rabies is a serious life-threatening, yet entirely preventable disease that cats can experience. Our Thornton vets discuss what the cat rabies vaccine schedule looks like as well as what the cost and side effects associated with it are.

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