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  • Honest, Reliable Veterinary Care

    New patients are always welcome at our clinic.

    At Caring Hands Veterinary Hospital, we use principles of Fear Free care and Low Stress Handling to provide Thornton pets with the gentle, high-quality care they deserve.

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  • Veterinary Services For Long-Term Health

    Meeting your pet's health care needs.

    Our Thornton vets offers all the services your pet needs to stay healthy, from wellness exams and vaccinations, to dental care, internal medicine, and geriatrics.

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Boarding

Daycare, overnight boarding, and medical boarding in Thornton - like home away from home for your pet.

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Surgery Services

Medical and emergency surgeries to treat disease and repair injuries sustained through trauma.

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Wellness

Maintain your pet's good long-term health with proactive care and early disease detection.

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Emergency Care 

Ensure your pet gets the emergency care they need from our reliable and compassionate vets in Thornton.

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Gentle, Honest Veterinary Care

Welcome to Our Animal Hospital in Thornton

Caring Hands Veterinary Hospital is a full-service pet hospital that offers comprehensive medical services for cats and dogs in Thornton and throughout the Denver CO area.

From preventive care and surgery to internal medicine, our broad and varied service offerings can meet all of your pet’s health needs in one place.

We care for Thornton’s companion animals with love and respect and have developed a reputation over the years for quality, professional care with a compassionate touch.

Our team of experienced Thornton vets is proud to live up to the standards of veterinary excellence laid out by the American Animal Hospital Association!

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Ultrasound & Radiology

At our animal hospital in Thornton we use digital X-ray and ultrasound technology to obtain vital information about your pet's health and internal structures. By performing diagnostic imaging, our Denver vets can provide you with a fast and accurate diagnosis of your pet's condition, so that treatment can begin sooner.

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Making Quality Veterinary Care Easy

Quality, Integrity, Compassion & Service

Our team at Caring Hands Veterinary Hospital in Thornton do everything we can to make your experience with us as stress-free and positive as possible. That's why we provide our clients with easy-to-use online forms, access to pet records, an online pharmacy, and more.

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    - Katie

Helping You to Help Your Pet

Tips & Advice From Our Team

Whether you are looking for advice about parasite protection or information on common pet illnesses, our blogs feature helpful tips and advice from our Thornton vets and their team.

Understanding Blood Tests for Cats

Understanding Blood Tests for Cats

Diagnostic tests help veterinary professionals gain an understanding of the internal health of pets. This can help with ongoing health care, diagnostics, and treatment of conditions. Today, our Thornton vets talk about what is learned from blood tests for cats and what can be seen in the results.

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My cat is breathing heavy and panting, what can I do?

My cat is breathing heavy and panting, what can I do?

Heavy breathing is normal in dogs after running around but it is much less commonly seen in cats. This isn't to say that it doesn't happen, but you should be wary of serious conditions that can cause panting. Our Thornton vets talk about the various normal and abnormal causes of heavy breathing or panting cats, and when you should reach out to your vet or nearby emergency clinic.

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Why is my cat breathing heavy?

Why is my cat breathing heavy?

While we can expect our feline friends to pant a little after rigorous activity or exercise, panting can be worrisome when it happens at times of rest. But when is it considered an emergency? Here, our vets in Thornton talk about the causes of heavy breathing in cats and when you should bring them in for emergency veterinary care.

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Address & Hours

Caring Hands Veterinary Hospital & Hospitality Center is a Denver area animal hospital proudly serving patients in Thornton and beyond.

Hours of Operation

  • Monday:07:30 am - 05:30 pm
  • Tuesday:07:30 am - 05:30 pm
  • Wednesday:07:30 am - 05:30 pm
  • Thursday:07:30 am - 05:30 pm
  • Friday:07:30 am - 05:30 pm
  • Saturday:08:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Sunday:Closed

Location

13741 Colorado Blvd Thornton CO 80602 US

Phone Number

(303) 451-7387

New Patients Welcome

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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