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

Get your kitten’s health journey off on the right paw with quality veterinary care

Best Cats Veterinary Care Near Me In, Jacksonville FL

Congratulations on the addition to your family! “Kittenhood” is a magical yet pivotal time in your fur-baby’s life. At San Marco Animal Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida, we partner with clients to assure their new kitten gets off to the best start possible with proactive services and quality veterinary care. Kittenhood, defined Cats are only kittens until the age of one, according to the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA). From there, kittens mature into adolescents and eventually reach maturity at age seven. One of the best things to ensure a transition from healthy kitten to healthy adolescent is to get your … Continue reading

Why vet care is important for your new puppy or kitten

Vet Care for Puppy at San Marco Animal Hospital in Jacksonville FL Area

There are more exciting times than when you add a new puppy or kitten to your family! It is a truly joyous time, but you likely also have questions about how to take care of your new pet and how to make the adjustment period as easy as possible on both your family and your new furry little one. At San Marco Animal Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida, we love welcoming new puppies and kittens to our veterinary family and providing the care they need for the healthiest start in life. In fact, we are so committed to helping your family start out on … Continue reading

Expert Care for Common Kitten Health Issues in Jacksonville, FL

Expert Care for Common Kitten Health Issues in Jacksonville, FL Area

Your kitten is your companion and an adorable one at that. The skilled team of professionals at San Marco Animal Hospital in Jacksonville, FL, will take great care of your pet at any age, but they offer special services and focus for new kittens. Friendly, informed, and communicative vets and technicians can help you prevent, prepare for, and navigate common kitten health issues, preparing you for any problems your new pet may face. What to Expect from San Marco Animal Hospital The expert team at San Marco Animal Hospital offers a free first visit to all newly adopted pets. At … Continue reading

It’s Kitten Season—Common Health Concerns in Kittens

It’s Kitten Season—Common Health Concerns in Kittens in Jacksonville FL Area

It’s fast approaching the best time of year, kitten season! Here at San Marco Animal Hospital, we love our cat clients, especially the kittens! As your family considers adding a kitten to the family, the question of common kitten health issues also arises. Like human babies, kittens have not had the chance to develop great immune systems. That often leads to kittens and young animals being more prone to getting sick. Most often, kitten health issues are nothing too scary and are easily treatable. These include upper respiratory infections, intestinal parasites, worms (mostly tapeworms), fleas, and ear mites. While most … Continue reading

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 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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