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Osteoarthritis in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Osteoarthritis in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Osteoarthritis is a progressive, degenerative condition in dogs that becomes more severe over time. There's no cure for this painful condition, however, our Thornton vets can provide treatments that may help manage the symptoms of osteoarthritis and allow your dog to enjoy a good quality of life as they age.

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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 or emergency 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 Grooming: How To Keep Your Pup's Coat Shiny

Dog Grooming: How To Keep Your Pup's Coat Shiny

One part of routine pet care that we may not always think about is washing and brushing regularly. Our Thornton vets talk about the importance of dog grooming and how you can help keep your pet's fur healthy.

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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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Early Warning Signs of Cancer in Dogs

Early Warning Signs of Cancer 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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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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