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Pneumonia in Cats

Pneumonia in Cats

Is your cat experiencing coughing, fever or signs of illness? They may be suffering from pneumonia. Today our Thornton vets discuss the different types of pneumonia, the symptoms your cat may experience and what the prognosis may be.

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How Often Should I Take My Dog to the Vet?

How Often Should I Take My Dog to the Vet?

You want to help provide your pup with lifelong care and happiness and regular checkups can help you accomplish just that. Our Thornton vets discuss how often you should take your dog to the vet and what care to expect at each stage of their life. 

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Blood Tests For Dogs

Blood Tests For Dogs

Your vet may recommend blood work for a number of reasons, they may not always indicate a serious concern but can be useful for diagnosing various conditions. Today our Thornton vets talk about the purpose of blood tests for dogs and what they can help show us about your pet's health.

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When do pets need a dental X-ray?

When do pets need a dental X-ray?

Along with annual physical exams, your pet will also need routine dental care in order to help prevent serious oral diseases and dental pain. In this post, our Thornton vets offer some information about radiography and when pets may need dental X-rays.

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Diagnostic Imaging for Your Dog or Cat

Diagnostic Imaging for Your Dog or Cat

CT scans, X-rays or other technologies are used if your pet is experiencing a known condition or certain symptoms in order to get a better look at their internal structures. Below, our Thornton vets talk about what you can expect during your cat or dog's diagnostic imaging appointments and what x-rays, CT scans and more are used for.

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ECG For Pets: When do dogs and cats need it?

ECG For Pets: When do dogs and cats need it?

When it comes to your pet living a happy, healthy life veterinary technology and diagnostics can help. In this post, our Thornton vets share some information about diagnosing your pet with an ECG and how it can help monitor the health of your cat or dog.

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Cushing's Disease in Dogs

Cushing's Disease in Dogs

Cushing's disease is a serious condition in dogs that can lead to severe, sometimes life-threatening conditions and illnesses. Our Thornton vets explain what causes Cushing's disease in dogs, as well as the symptoms and treatments.

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Tick Borne Diseases in Dogs

Tick Borne Diseases in Dogs

Ticks are a common pest across the United States and can cause a variety of severe conditions that can affect not only your dog but your family as well. In today's blog, our Thornton vets discuss some of the common tick borne diseases in dogs and how you can help protect your pup from potentially fatal conditions.

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Urinary Problems & Infections in Cats

Urinary Problems & Infections in Cats

While having the ability to affect cats of all ages, urinary issues more frequently affect cats as they get older. Our internal medicine vets in Thornton offer some information about urinary problems in cats and what to expect if your cat suffers from UTIs or FLUTD.

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Fever in Dogs

Fever in Dogs

Detecting a fever in dogs can be tough to do and sometimes it can be just as difficult to get them feeling better. Here, our vets in Thornton explain how to detect a fever in dogs, the common causes of fever in dogs and what you should do if it happens.

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Caring Hands Veterinary Hospital is always accepting new patients! Our vets are passionate about providing kind and loving veterinary care to Thornton companion animals. Get in touch today to book your pet's first appointment.

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