Open 7 Days A Week
New Client: 904-516-9767
Existing Client: 904-399-5557
1546 San Marco Blvd
Jacksonville, FL 32207
A group of puppies and kittens

New Patient Center

Information center for new clients in Jacksonville

Thank you for choosing San Marco Animal Hospital, the veterinary center where your pet’s health and your peace of mind are a top priority. We welcome all new clients, including those in Jacksonville and San Marco, FL, including Avondale 32205, First Coast, Jacksonville downtown (32202 and 32207), Riverside 32204, and Springfield 32206, with a full range of services for care at all stages of your pet’s life.

What to expect

  • Convenience – early, same day and late day appointments available, plus weekend hours!
  • Compassion – for your feelings and your pet’s situation, from all of our staff
  • Knowledge – our team has extensive training and years of prior experience, including yearly continuing education
  • Cutting edge treatment – our facility is equipped with current diagnostic, lab, and treatment technologies that can be performed in clinic with results returning the same day
  • Commitment to excellence – our passion for providing top-quality care to your pets is what sets San Marco Animal Hospital apart

Please bring any existing pet records you have to your initial visit. It is also a good idea to jot down questions or concerns regarding your pet that you may have for the doctor.

We recommend bi-annual examinations, and sometimes more often for older pets or those managing chronic illness.

Payment information

Payment must be made at the time services are completed. We accept:

  • Cash
  • Debit card
  • American Express, Discover, MasterCard, and Visa credit cards (transaction must be signed for by the owner of the card)

We are happy to help with the application to CareCredit, an organization that offers healthcare financing, including veterinary. This unique credit card is an invaluable resource when an unexpected illness or accident occurs.

  • Affordable monthly payments
  • No interest if paid in full during the promotional period
  • Interest-free if paid within six months
  • No annual fee
  • It takes only a few minutes to apply and obtain approval determination

Health insurance for pets

Did you know that health insurance is available for pets, too? This is another popular option for managing veterinary expenses. You can learn more at:

Helpful resources

The internet puts a tremendous amount of information at the fingertips of pet owners. However, not all of it is credible. Our team provides this list of trusted sites based on our personal evaluation of each site. We encourage you to learn more about animal care, but please speak with a veterinary professional before taking action.

  • American Animal Hospital Association

  • American Board of Veterinary Practitioners

  • American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine

  • American Veterinary Medical Association

  • Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges

  • Center for Veterinary Medicine- U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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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