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Vet near Jacksonville, FL explains the importance of dog teeth cleanings

Dog teeth cleaning in Jacksonville FL area

Your dog’s teeth need to be kept clean, just as your teeth do. And while you may be quite familiar with the dental process for having your own teeth cleaned, it’s a little different when it comes to our pets. At San Marco Animal Hospital near Jacksonville, FL, we do everything possible to ensure that your dog’s teeth cleaning goes as smoothly as possible. We understand that dropping your dog off to have its teeth cleaned under anesthesia can make you anxious, which is why we’ve taken the time below to explain the procedure. Pre-anesthetic testing When you are making … Continue reading

February is Pet Dental Month

Doctor with Cat & Dog

San Marco Animal Hospital will be running a pet dental month promotion throughout February to raise awareness of pet dental problems, prevention and treatment and the importance of thorough dental examinations. An initiative the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) is to educate pet owners about the benefits of annual dental health checks and the importance of a thorough dental examination to help prevent gum disease. Periodontal disease develops in animals for the same reasons as it does in humans. It is a result of the build-up of plaque on the surface of the teeth, around and under the gum line. … Continue reading

Learn about the importance of teeth cleaning for pets in Jacksonville, FL animal hospital

At San Marco Animal Hospital, Dr. Venkat Gutta and his team of professionals are dedicated to providing easily accessible vet care in Jacksonville, FL.

At San Marco Animal Hospital, Dr. Venkat Gutta and his team of professionals are dedicated to providing easily accessible vet care in Jacksonville, FL. The practice is here to assist pet parents in keeping their pets healthy and getting proper diagnosis and treatment for conditions that can affect their furry family members. We welcome pet parents and their four-legged family members into our practice for comprehensive care. This includes services such as teeth cleaning. What is the importance of teeth cleaning for pets? Our professionals find that when pet parents are proactive about their pet’s dental health, they can avoid … Continue reading

Jacksonville FL pet parents keep their dogs, cats healthy with skilled, ongoing dental care

San Marco Animal Hospital helps Jacksonville FL pet parents to keep their dogs, cats healthy.

You may joke about doggy’s nasty breath or kitty’s drooling. But, these behaviors and characteristics may be symptoms of (or lead to) serious conditions. A wellness and prevention focused practice, San Marco Animal Hospital in Jacksonville, FL takes pet dental care very seriously. Drs. Gutta and Sri combine professional cleanings and exams with education. You benefit from dental visits; consider how your furry family member benefits from active professional and home care, too!Pet dental care Tooth decay isn’t as much of an issue among dogs and cats. But, like people, pets can have breakage, infections, misalignment, cysts, jaw fractures, and … Continue reading

Tips to care for your pet’s teeth from a veterinarian near Avondale 32205 who provides dental care for pets

Pets Dental Near Avondale 32205

You love your pets and you do everything you can to take loving care of them and even spoil them rotten with toys and treats. Even though you try to do everything you can to give your pet a wonderful life, how much effort do you put into caring for your pet’s dental health? Your vet-erinarian at San Marco Animal Hospital near Avondale (32205) will tell you that dental care for pets is an important part of every pet’s health. If you want to take better care of your pet’s dental health, try following these tips to care for your … 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.

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"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."
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"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."
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