Open 7 Days A Week
New Client: 904-516-9767
Existing Client: or 904-399-5557
1546 San Marco Blvd
Jacksonville, FL 32207

We provide peace of mind — your pet is in exceptional hands with quality emergency care

Animal Emergency Clinic in Jacksonville FL Area

Many situations and conditions that lead to the need for emergency care can be avoided with preventive services or proactive changes to behaviors and habits. Understanding this, we at San Marco Animal Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida, partner closely with our clients and their pets to prevent the risk of medical conditions associated with severe complications. We also work with clients to help them manage those patterns or behaviors that could lead to traumatic injuries in the future; for instance, spaying and neutering reduce the urge to escape and mate — tendencies that can result in serious accidents.  With all that being said, even the … Continue reading

Immediate emergency care ensures the health of your furry companion

Emergency Pet Care Center in Jacksonville FL Area

Just like us, our pets sometimes need immediate emergency care. Pet emergencies can occur at any time, day or night, and will require veterinarian care as soon as possible. This may be due to an injury, accident, or sudden onset of a serious illness. Just as it is important to bring our children or ourselves to an emergency room for immediate medical care, the same applies to our furry family members. At San Marco Animal Hospital, we are pleased to offer a wide range of services for current or new pets, including emergency pet care. What to expect with an emergency visit … Continue reading

Animal emergency and critical care services for your pet in Jacksonville, Florida

Life is unpredictable, and emergencies often strike when we least expect them. This is the case not only for humans but also for our furry friends. If your pet has an emergency and needs urgent or critical care, the veterinary team at San Marco Animal Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida, is here to help with a caring and compassionate approach. Common animal emergencies Pets are lovable and loyal but can sometimes get themselves into precarious situations, ingesting toxic items or getting in accidents. Additionally, your pet’s health may unexpectedly decline due to illness or other reasons. Our team has seen it … Continue reading

Find Critical Care for Pets in Jacksonville, FL

Find Critical Care for Pets in Jacksonville, FL Area

Emergencies happen, and when they do, you must know how to keep your pet safe and who’s available to help. The expert team at San Marco Animal Hospital in Jacksonville, FL, offers urgent pet care for critical situations over the phone or in-person. They can talk you through the immediate steps necessary to keep your pet safe and make sure your pet is seen as quickly as possible. With emergencies, time is of the essence. Your pet may be reacting to something it has ingested or acting unpredictably. Every moment counts. Whatever the situation, the skilled team at San Marco … Continue reading

Where Can I Find Critical Pet Care in Jacksonville, FL?

Where Can I Find Critical Pet Care in Jacksonville, FL Area?

The expert team at San Marco Animal Hospital offers critical, emergency care for pets at their clinic in Jacksonville, FL. They also accept transfers from other emergency clinics, as well as walk-in visits. If your pet needs immediate attention, do not hesitate to call our emergency line 904-516-9767. We will put your pet’s needs first and help them get the care they need as quickly as possible. What Care Will My Pet Receive? The professionals at San Marco Animal Hospital put the needs and comfort of your pet first. If your pet is experiencing an emergency, we will do our … Continue reading

How Do I Know My Pet is Having an Emergency?

How Do I Know My Pet is Having an Emergency in Jacksonville FL Area?

Unfortunately, emergencies happen in all aspects of life, whether they are good or bad. We typically cannot predict all of them, but we can be prepared to recognize when our pets need an emergency and critical care visit to the vet. Many symptoms cannot wait until morning—severe bleeding or bleeding that will not stop after 5 minutes; difficulty breathing or choking; inability to urinate or defecate or obvious pain associated with either; any eye injury; any toxin ingestion; seizing; sudden collapse and staggering; unable to move the back legs; and any apparent signs of severe pain such as crying, whimpering, … Continue reading

Receive quality veterinary care when you need it at emergency animal hospital in Jacksonville

Quality veterinary care in Jacksonville, FL

At San Marco Animal Hospital in Jacksonville, FL, we are committed to comprehensive pet care. That’s why we are proud to offer emergency animal hospital services. We know that issues with our beloved pets don’t always occur during “regular business hours” which is why our staff is prepared to offer quality care whenever emergencies strike. Is it an emergency? Pets can’t talk, which can make it difficult to determine if they are having an emergency. You are always welcome to call our office if you are unsure and our knowledgeable staff will be able to let you know quickly whether … Continue reading

Nearby veterinarian in Springfield, FL area offers emergency vet care

Veterinarian in Springfield, FL area offers emergency vet care

At San Marco Animal Hospital, Dr. Venkat Gutta and the team provide pet clients the solutions they need to feel their best. Pet parents in and around the Jacksonville and Springfield, FL areas who are interested in seeking nearby care for their dog or cat are welcome to seek comprehensive solutions for their furry friends in our facility. Veterinarian care is not only for routine evaluations and immunizations, but also for emergency vet care.   What is a vet care emergency? An emergency is a situation that arises with your pet in which they require immediate attention. Some common occurrences … Continue reading

Jacksonville area families ask, “what is an emergency veterinarian?”

Dr. Gutta Venkat at San Marco Animal Hospital explains what an emergency veterinarian is.

Most pet owners like to believe that visits to their veterinarian will always be scheduled days or weeks in advance. However, many are faced with an emergency during their pet’s life. When this happens it’s important to know who to call and what to do to protect the health of your cat or dog. What is an emergency veterinarian? When you have pet emergency, you want to be seen by a trained vet who knows your pet and who you trust. Ideally, this will be the same professional who sees your cat or dog for regular checkups and wellness visits. … Continue reading

Meet San Marco Animal Hospital

Dr. Venkat Gutta
San Marco Animal Hospital

Dr. Venkat Gutta moved to the US almost two decades ago to further his passion for veterinary science. Having earned a Master’s Degree in Animal Science in Georgia and having completed the North American Veterinary Licensing Exam, he completed clinical rotations at the Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Gutta then received his license to practice in Florida. For over a decade, he served as an associate veterinarian at the Banfield Pet Hospital. He benefitted from a great amount of exposure and experience, especially in high-quality veterinary medicine and surgeries for soft tissue injuries. To date, Dr. Gutta strives to be approachable to his clients and ensure that they have complete awareness and understanding of the health issues that are faced by their furry friends. His special interests lie in skin issues, behavioral problems, senior pet wellness, nutritional counseling, preventive care, and wellness examinations, particularly relevant to canine and feline medicine. Today Dr. Gutta continues to keep himself updated about modern advances in veterinary science through his memberships in the Jacksonville Veterinary Medical Society and American Veterinary Medical Association.

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Wonderful and very caring service. This hospital rate's are extremely fair and reasonable, they only perform the necessary testing needed unlike other vet places I have been to. I was very impressed with the knowledge and skills of the doctor. I finally found my new vet here in Florida! Lila and Gomez thank you!
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I took my cat to San Marco Animal Hospital and would highly recommend them. Dr. Gutta spent quite a bit of time talking to me about my cat’s health and preventative care. The staff was friendly and even called to check on my cat after his vaccines. Excellent service, and caring providers!
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