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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.

    Core Care

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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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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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  • Caring Hands is aptly named - friendly, professional, hard-working staff dedicated to their core mission of delivering top-notch care & service. We've been coming here for years now - and as our beloved furry companions grow older, it's been genuinely reassuring to have Caring Hands providing such quality care throughout their lives.
    - Ken

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.

Elder Pet Care: Expert Tips for Senior Dog Veterinary Care

Elder Pet Care: Expert Tips for Senior Dog Veterinary Care

As your pup reaches their golden years the care they need will need to change as their body and mind do. Here, our Thornton vets discuss the importance of routine senior pet care and provide some tips on how to help your beloved pet live comfortably once they are considered geriatric.

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Best Dog Food for Senior Dogs

Best Dog Food for Senior Dogs

Your dog's diet will play a role in their health and wellbeing throughout their life. Here, our Thornton vets share some information about the impact of diet on your aging pup and how choosing the best dog food for your senior dog can help keep them healthy.

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Thyroid Testing for Dogs

Thyroid Testing for Dogs

Your dog's bodily functions are regulated by hormones secreted by glands throughout their body. When these glands don't work properly, illnesses can occur. Today, our Thornton vets discuss thyroid hormones, what they do, and the purpose of thyroid testing for your dog's health.

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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


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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