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

Core vaccines are fundamental to puppy care, an excellent investment in a lifetime of good health

Puppy Core Vaccines in Jacksonville FL Area

Services to prevent avoidable and deadly illnesses are core to San Marco Animal Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida. And core vaccines are fundamental to our focus on prevention and lifelong wellness. Get your puppy off to a healthy start!  “Core” vaccines are defined by The American Veterinary Medical Association as those designed to protect pets from illnesses that are endemic to a specific geographic area, present severe threats to public health, are legally required, and are highly infectious. These vaccines are recommended explicitly as fundamental to your pet’s health because their effectiveness and safety are well-demonstrated, and the considerable benefits to … Continue reading

Why are Pet Vaccinations important?

Pet Vaccination Service in Jacksonville FL Area

At San Marco Animal Hospital, we see many patients who are interested in helping their pets live a long, happy, and healthy life. To do this, our team may recommend routine pet vaccinations. Jacksonville, Florida area pet parents are strongly encouraged to have their dogs or cats vaccinated according to a regular schedule to help protect them from disease. Our veterinarians and staff are happy to assist with educating pet parents on routine vaccinations needed to protect and maintain their pet’s quality of life. The importance of vaccinations Just as we vaccinate our children and ourselves from preventable conditions, we … Continue reading

Vaccinations to keep your animal healthy explained by Jacksonville, Florida vet

Animal Vaccinations in Jacksonville FL Area

Animals are susceptible to a variety of illnesses, just like humans are. While the specific illnesses are different than those that affect humans, several pet ailments can cause your dog or cat to become severely ill or even die. The great news is that we have effective vaccines for many of the common pet diseases, and they can help protect your kitten or puppy from a very early age. At San Marco Animal Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida, we work with pet owners to develop the best vaccination schedule for their specific animals and needs. American Veterinary Medicine Association (AVMA) recommended vaccines The AVMA has … Continue reading

Affordable, low-cost animal vaccination services available for Jacksonville, FL area pets

Animal Vaccination Services in Jacksonville Fl Area

Jacksonville, FL area vet office, San Marco Animal Hospital, provides a wide range of veterinarian services for cats and dogs. Animal vaccinations are just the start of a preventive healthcare routine for your pet. Vaccines are a low-cost, proactive way to prevent common diseases that can impact your furry family member. Dr. Venkat Gutta and his team want every pet owner to fully understand the importance of vaccinating their pet. Vaccinations, sometimes called inoculations or immunizations, are injectables given on a routine basis to cats and dogs to prevent the spread of diseases such as rabies. Why are vaccinations important? … Continue reading

Veterinarian serving Jacksonville, FL and nearby communities answers your questions about vaccinations

Dr. Venkat Gutta has been practicing veterinary medicine in the Jacksonville, FL area for more than a decade.

At San Marco Animal Hospital, we offer puppy and kitten vaccinations in Jacksonville FL and nearby communities. We also offer client education, answering your questions and helping you understand your pet’s health needs. Vaccinations are a topic of concern and confusion for many. The right time for vaccination We cannot overstate the importance of vaccinating young animals. Puppies and kittens have fragile, not fully developed, immune systems. They are far more vulnerable to common contagious diseases than adult animals are. Furthermore, pets are much like people, in that diseases tend to be most dangerous to babies and the elderly or … 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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