Professional Oral Care: The Path to Fresh Breath, a Healthy Mouth, and an Overall Happy Dog

You brush your teeth and gums for fresh breath, a healthy smile, and much more! Likewise, consistent oral care is necessary for your dog’s overall well-being. Regular exams and dental cleaning keep the doggie’s breath away and support a happy, healthy mouth. The health of your dog’s mouth also provides Bluestar Pet Hospital & Grooming with insights into their systemic health, as oral conditions can influence (or be influenced by) other medical conditions.  Only the Best for Your Dog in Jacksonville, Florida The American Veterinary Medical Association recommends that pets’ teeth be checked at least on an annual basis. So, we can easily integrate this … Continue reading

Regular dental cleanings fight “doggie breath,” support the lasting health of your pup

The health of your dog’s mouth provides a window into the health of their body. Plus, oral health and function affect every aspect of a dog’s life – from how well and how comfortably they can chew to the ability to sleep or play without pain. Think of the last time you may have had a bad toothache. Chances are, you didn’t feel so tail-wagging great! This same notion applies to your pup. For these and other reasons, canine dental cleaning is a cornerstone of routine and ongoing wellness visits at Bluestar Pet Hospital & Grooming in Jacksonville, Florida. The … Continue reading

Speak to a veterinarian about affordable, professional dental care for dogs

Unlike yourself, who may experience pain and discomfort that indicates a dental problem, your dog can’t always tell you when they have a problem with their teeth or gums. That is why pet parents must be proactive in monitoring their dog’s oral health and wellness. Not only should pet parents be brushing their dog’s teeth and gums to remove plaque and biofilm, but they might also want to schedule routine dental cleanings at the veterinarian’s office. At Bluestar Pet Hospital, we offer in-office dental cleanings for dogs to keep their teeth beautiful and healthy for life! How bad can a … Continue reading

Why Pet Dental Care is Vital to Your Dog and Cat in St Johns FL

If you ever had a toothache, you know how miserable the pain can make you feel. Dogs and cats have the same pain when they have a terrible toothache. Often, we do not know that our furry best friend is trying to deal with painful dental issues. Yearly teeth cleaning and gum checkups are essential for continued good health in your dog and cat. Dental cleaning is such a small thing to do for your pet to keep them healthy. Read on to find out what methods are used for excellent dental care in St. Johns, FL. Your vet doctors … Continue reading

Jacksonville, FL 32256 veterinarian offers tips and tricks for dental care for dogs and cats

At Bluestar Pet Hospital and Grooming, Dr. Venkat Gutta and his team of professionals are committed to helping pet parents take care of their furry family members to improve their quality of life and extend their lifespan whenever possible. Our veterinarian will educate pet owners on the importance of keeping dogs’ and cats’ teeth and gums healthy. Just like humans, dogs and cats can develop decay and periodontal disease. This can result in bad breath, loose teeth, and other problems that can impact their ability to eat properly. Our veterinarian in Jacksonville, FL 32256 describes tips, tricks, and recommendations for … Continue reading

February is Pet Dental Month

Blue Star Pet 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

Meet Dr. Venkat Gutta Bluestar Pet Hospital & Grooming

Dr. Venkat Gutta
Bluestar Pet Hospital & Grooming

At Blue Star Pet Hospital and Grooming, Dr. Venkat Gutta provides high-quality and modern veterinary services to all your furry friends! At Bluestar, Dr. Gutta and his team are committed to providing your pets with both a full-service Veterinary Hospital and a modern grooming salon (St. Johns location only) for dogs and cats. Our primary commitment is to provide your companion animals with the highest quality medical care. Dr. Gutta strongly believes in treating your four-legged companions as family members and providing them with excellent yet affordable veterinary care. At Bluestar, we also think that it is important to educate you, as a pet owner, and ensure that the unique needs of you and your pet are met at all times. Through Bluestar, Dr. Gutta and his team serve clients in Durbin Crossing, Jacksonville, St Augustine, St Johns, CR 210, and other areas. Whether it is pet vaccinations, surgery, techniques, advanced diagnostic testing, or even flea and tick control products, we give you access to the best and most cutting-edge treatments and technologies. At Bluestar, we believe that your pet is the STAR!