Recommendations that you can trust to protect the robust health of your pet

Medications represent just one of many “tools” that Bluestar Pet Hospital & Grooming has at its disposal to protect and support the health of your dog or cat. The medications prescribed or recommended by our veterinarians in Jacksonville, Florida, go hand in hand with an array of preventative services, ranging from a schedule of core and non-core vaccines to procedures such as spaying or neutering. This proactive, routine care allows us to reduce the risks commonly associated with many animal diseases, preventing the development of life-altering and life-threatening conditions.  Additionally, consistent veterinary care supports the prompt resolution of pain and … Continue reading

Routine veterinary services can prevent many common canine illnesses

Many common canine diseases can be prevented with professional veterinary services at Bluestar Pet Hospital & Grooming. Preventative care at our clinics in St. Johns and Jacksonville, Florida, supports the long, healthy life of your pet. These services also present affordable alternatives to potentially costly treatments to resolve existing conditions. We take a proactive – not reactive – stance. Preventive care guidelines for dogs The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) advise that all dogs undergo an examination by a veterinarian at least once every year. It is recommended that senior dogs (and cats!) be examined every six months. Our … Continue reading

Preventive services support the long, healthy life of your tail-wagging bestie

At Bluestar Pet Hospital, our veterinarians and staff appreciate that references to preventive services as “treatments” are a bit of a misnomer. Preventive procedures and guidance at our facilities in St. Johns and Jacksonville, Florida are proactive; we are focused on preventing all the conditions that we can control and manage. Such a philosophy supports maintaining exceptional health. “Treatment,” however, is focused on restoring your pet’s health after conditions that threaten their overall well-being have been diagnosed. Obviously, we can’t control everything. But we work in partnership with our clients and their furry family members to avoid or delay the onset of disease or other life-altering … Continue reading

What is preventative care for cats and dogs? Habits in St. Johns, FL that support a long, happy life

Why “treat” when you can “prevent”? This approach to health care should apply to all members of your family, including the furry ones that walk on four legs. Drs Sri, Gutta, and Gillen of Bluestar Pet Hospital & Grooming in St. Johns, FL, are privileged to provide blue-ribbon, comprehensive services. Preventative care for cats and dogs plays the starring role in keeping your whiskered or tail-wagging family members happy and healthy for life. How often should my dog (or cat) visit you? All cats and dogs should visit us at least annually, however bi-annually is best to catch any health … 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!