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New Client: 904-516-9767
Existing Client: or 904-399-5557
1546 San Marco Blvd
Jacksonville, FL 32207

Navigating the end-of-life journey with respect and compassion

Best End of Life Care Near Me in Jacksonville FL

Sometimes, the best decisions are the hardest ones to make. The steps you take as a family toward the end of your pet’s life embody this difficult truth. As lifelong partners with human clients and pet patients, we walk this journey alongside your family and your dogs and cats. Know that our San Marco Animal Hospital team respects these difficult and deeply personal conversations and decisions. We are privileged to be your support system and be “present” as much as you need or require. Compassionate, caring services in Jacksonville, Florida End-of-life care transcends “euthanasia.” Not unlike other stages in your … Continue reading

Services to support your pet’s quality of life as time marches on

Pet End of Life Options in Jacksonville FL Area

Parting with our four-legged friends can be unthinkable; however, often, the most difficult conversations in life are the most important ones. At San Marco Animal Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida, we appreciate that our clients often feel a level of companionship and closeness with their pets that they don’t have, even with some of their closest human friends and family members.  Age itself is not a “disease.” But we acknowledge this cycle of life in everything that we do. Just as you have different needs with advancing age, the needs of your dog or cat also evolve. “End of life” does … Continue reading

What to expect from pet end-of-life services

How To Find Pet End of Life Services Jacksonville FL Area

Dealing with the impending loss of your pet is one of the most overwhelming things pet parents have to face. Whether your furry family member has been diagnosed with a terminal illness or is elderly, you must make every effort to minimize your pet’s pain, stress, and discomfort throughout their end-of-life experience. As the health of your pet declines, you may choose to care for them at home, under the guidance of your veterinarian, or you may feel more comfortable ending their suffering while at Dr. Venkat Gutta‘s vet office. Whichever option you choose, pet end-of-life services in Jacksonville, FL, … 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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