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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


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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Urgent Care 

Emergency and critical care for Thornton pets available during our regular office hours.

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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 cold laser therapy, our broad and varied service offering 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 are proud to live up to the standards of veterinary excellence laid out by the American Animal Hospital Association!


About Our Hospital

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, prescription refills 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.

Getting Your Dog Fixed - Guide to Spaying or Neutering Your Pet

Getting Your Dog Fixed - Guide to Spaying or Neutering Your Pet

New dog owners frequently ask us if they should consider getting their puppy fixed. Our Thornton vets are here to explain how spaying or neutering your dog can not only prevent unwanted puppies, but it can be incredibly beneficial for behavioral and health issues.

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Best Dog Food For Senior Dogs

Best Dog Food For Senior Dogs

As your dog grows older, you might notice them beginning to change, they may not want to run and play as much as they used to. Our Thornton vets are here with some advice on what food is right for your senior dog's new needs.

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Routine Vet Exams - Importance Of Regular Checkups For Your Cat Or Dog?

Routine Vet Exams - Importance Of Regular Checkups For Your Cat Or Dog?

Annual vet exams for your pet allow your vet to track your pet's health, check for early symptoms of disease, and provide appropriate preventive care protecting your pet against life-threatening illnesses. Today our Thornton vets explain why routine exams are so important to your pet'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: 07:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Tuesday: 07:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 07:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Thursday: 07:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Friday: 07:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Saturday: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Sunday: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm


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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(303) 451-7387