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Trick or Treat Already? Safety Tips for Your Pet During Halloween!

Fall: a wonderful time of year. We are getting close to the holidays, the air is cooling down, and the kids are (kind of) back in school. Families are preparing for their children’s Halloween costumes and thanksgiving preparations. And we with furry families may also be planning our pet’s costume ideas too! Who doesn’t love a pet in an adorable Halloween costume??? While of course, the cuteness is the BEST THING in the world, we also must be careful in what we dress our pets with, as things we normally use can be toxic to our fur babies. Of course, … Continue reading

Dog grooming services available at Jacksonville, FL area practice

Just as we take care of our hair and skin every day, pets need the same care and attention. Without proper dog and cat grooming services, pets can experience matting, itchy skin, and even flea infestations. The team of Bluestar Pet Hospital and Grooming offer Jacksonville, FL area pet parents the opportunity to not only care for their pet’s health, but provide grooming services as well. We currently only offer this service at our St. Johns office location in the Johns Creek Publix Shopping Center located at 2851 County Road 210, Ste. #119. What services are available at Bluestar Pet … Continue reading

Pet hospital in Jacksonville, FL offers emergency assistance and critical care for your animals

Pet parents in the area of Jacksonville, FL who are seeking an animal and pet emergency center and hospital are welcome to book an appointment with the team at Bluestar Pet Hospital and Grooming. Our providers are here to assist you with your furry family members, providing services to both cats and dogs. Pet parents can reach out to us in an emergency or call us to schedule routine care—including immunizations, teeth cleanings, and treatments of various medical concerns. We offer immediate care for pets who require assistance with an urgent medical emergency. The vision of Bluestar Pet Hospital and … Continue reading

Emergency services available at Blue Star Pet Hospital in Jacksonville, FL

When it comes to a pet emergency, seconds matter. At Blue Star Pet Hospital in Jacksonville, FL, we want you to know that you have access to an Emergency Pet Hospital that is ready to take care of your fur-ever friend. Our experienced staff works together to provide comprehensive emergency care that you and your pet deserve. In the event of an emergency, please call our office at (904) 720-4272. Below, we’ll look at some of our emergency and critical care services for pets and give you some advice on how to handle a pet emergency. Blue Star’s Emergency Services … Continue reading

Comprehensive Veterinary Care at Bluestar Vet in Jacksonville, FL

If you are looking for high-quality veterinary care utilizing state-of-the-art technology, then you should bring your pet to Bluestar Pet Hospital in Jacksonville, FL. From preventative wellness, to emergency veterinary services, we are here to offer a full range of animal care services. Whether you have a senior pet with health concerns, a new pet, or simply want to ensure your pet is in the best hands possible, we are here to assist you. We know that your pet is part of your family which is why we always aspire to deliver exceptional veterinary care to ensure your pet receives … Continue reading

Jacksonville, FL vet shares tips for effective parasite control

The health of your family pet is our number one priority at Bluestar Vet in Jacksonville, FL. Parasite control is a vital component of effective, preventative health care for your pet. In recent years, we’ve seen a rise in both external and internal parasites which is a health risk for your pet and the humans around them. At Bluestar Vet, we recommend that all our pets be on year-round parasite prevention. Depending on the species, breed, and health of your pet, we can provide recommendations for specific prevention medications. In the following article, we share tips on effective parasite control … Continue reading

Veterinarian from Jacksonville, FL explains how dogs are really affected by fireworks

While watching a firework display from your house sounds like a great time, Jacksonville, FL area veterinarian, Dr. Gutta, paints a different picture for pets. More pets run away from their home on the Fourth of July than any other day. This is due to a common thread amongst dogs and cats—a fear of fireworks. Our veterinarian describes how dogs and cats are affected by fireworks. Why is my dog scared of fireworks? While not every dog has a fear of fireworks and even thunderstorms, many do. And there are valid reasons behind why: Loud sounds. When fireworks explode, they … Continue reading

Veterinarian in Jacksonville, FL discusses options for soft tissue surgery for dogs and cats

There are times when our pets need specialized surgical care. Dr. Venkat Gutta and the team at Bluestar Pet Hospital and Grooming believe in comprehensive care, including soft tissue surgery for dogs and cats. Pet parents in Jacksonville, FL are urged to visit the practice to find out how the team can help with surgical options. What is soft tissue surgery? Soft tissue surgery is any surgery that does not involve bones and joints. These routine procedures are sometimes elective and other times necessary for a pet’s health. These procedures are performed right in our office with proper sedation for … Continue reading

Jacksonville, FL area veterinarian explains what a wellness plan can do for your pet

Pet parents in the area of Jacksonville, FL who are interested in extending their pet’s lifespan and ensuring they have a continued, positive quality of life will find the high quality, affordable care they need at Bluestar Pet Hospital and Grooming. With two convenient locations in the areas of Jacksonville and St. Johns, we are never far away. Our practice is pleased to offer several health solutions for your pets, including wellness plans. What a wellness plan can do for your pet Wellness plans are continued care plans that are designed for the needs of your specific types of pet. … Continue reading

Veterinarian in Jacksonville, FL describes the importance of routine vaccinations for your dog

When pet parents in the Jacksonville, FL area are responsible pet owners, they need to work with a veterinarian who offers routine vaccinations for dogs and cats. Dr. Venkat Gutta and the team at Bluestar Pet Hospital and Grooming are committed to helping pet owners maintain their pets’ health. There is great importance in maintaining a pet’s vaccinations as needed to protect them from preventable conditions and to keep them healthier, longer. To extend your pet’s lifespan, our team of professionals will encourage you to schedule them for routine inoculations. What is vaccination? A vaccine is an antigen which is … 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 for dogs and cats. Our topmost commitment is to provide your companion animals with high-quality medicinal care. Dr. Gutta strongly believes in treating your four-legged companions as family members and providing them with excellent veterinary care in a value-friendly manner. At Bluestar, we also believe that it is important to educate you, as a pet owner, and ensure that the unique needs of your pet and you are met at all times. Through Bluestar, Dr. Gutta and his team serve patients in Durbin Crossing, Jacksonville, St Augustine, St Johns, CR 210 and other areas. Whether it is pet vaccinations, surgery equipment, and 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!