The Entire Team at San Marco Animal Hospital, wants you to be aware of steps that we’re taking to ensure your safety in our offices as well. As of right now we are following AAHA recommended appointments where we’re doing business as usual.

AAHA Recommended Guidelines

*Please note due to this emergency situation we have changed our working hours temporarily.

Monday - Saturday: 8:00AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM

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

Veterinarian in Riverside, FL area explains how to take care of a new puppy

How To Take Care Of A Puppy in the Riverside, FL area

Riverside, FL area families that have just welcomed a new puppy to their household are often excited about the journey of taking care of and loving a pet. While puppies are incredibly cute and adorable, they can also be a lot of work and need patience and training. Our veterinarian at San Marco Animal Hospital, Dr. Venkat Gutta, provides tips below on how to care for a new puppy in the family. Obtaining an experienced and trustworthy veterinarian First and foremost, pet families need to forge a bond with a veterinarian in their area that has the experience and training … 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 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 where 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 not only be approachable to his patients but also to ensure that his parents 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 the field of veterinary science through his memberships in the Jacksonville Veterinary Medical Society and American Veterinary Medical Association.

Special Offers

"I bring my own pets and my clients pets. They have always treated the animals and me with the most respect and compassion. I highly recommend them. They are great and very helpful."
Read More

"When my 16 year old cat got cancer and died it was very hard for me. Dr. Gutta was wonderful to me, so compassionate and understanding. He even followed up with a sympathy card."
Read More