Our emergency animal hospital can help your four-legged friend during their time of need

Emergencies happen. Humans can go to the emergency room at the hospital if they have an immediate, life-threatening condition. But what about your furry family members? Jacksonville, Florida, pet parents can bring their pets to an emergency vet such as Bluestar Pet Hospital and Grooming.  When would you need an emergency vet? Jacksonville, Florida, area pet parents who are in a situation with their pet where immediate care is needed will want to connect with one of our two locations in Jacksonville and St. Johns to let us know they are on their way. We can provide emergency vet care at our … Continue reading

Visit our animal hospital with complete veterinary services

If you are looking for an animal hospital with complete veterinary services for dogs and cats, we welcome you to call Bluestar Pet Hospital and Grooming. Our veterinarians and team in Jacksonville, Florida, offer an animal clinic here to help pet parents with the care and attention their four-legged friends deserve. What services are available at Bluestar Pet Hospital and Grooming? Jacksonville, Florida area pet families, can enjoy the following services at our clinic: Preventative care Dental care Emergency care Pet surgeries Pet examinations In-house diagnostics and imaging Pet spaying and neutering Pet vaccinations Pet allergy testing Wellness plans Pet dermatologist Microchipping … Continue reading

Find a full-service veterinarian in your community

Silverleaf area families who need care for their furry family members are invited to book an appointment with our team at Bluestar Pet Hospital. We are open for both cats and dogs and offer a wide array of services for new and current pet patients at both of our office locations. We work hard to ensure our families respect, trust, and enjoy their visits with our experienced staff of professionals. If you are looking for a veterinarian’s office “near me” in the Silverleaf, St. Johns, or Beachwalk areas, we invite you to call us today! What services are available with … Continue reading

Treating Cat Skin Rash in St Johns FL

Cats are not immune to skin problems. Like humans, they can suffer from rashes and skin irritations, driving the need for the cat to see a Veterinarian. A cat’s fur tends to hide issues until they become serious. As the cat tries to deal with the irritation, it can start scratching the affected area repeatedly, rubbing and chewing the area as well. This, in turn, can trigger: Fur loss Irritation Swelling Scabbing Ear infection Itching Skin infections in cats can be triggered by various causes ranging from what they ingest to fleas picked up from the environment. Assume that the … Continue reading

Pets’ Healthcare Plan According to New AAHA and AAFP Feline Vaccination Guidelines

The new AAHA (American Animal Hospital Association) and AAFP (American Association of Feline Practitioners) guidelines have updated feline vaccinations to focus on the unique needs of every pet. Clients in St. Johns, FL can work with the care team at either Bluestar Pet Hospital and Grooming location to determine your pet’s specific risk factors. Together you’ll put together a healthcare plan uniquely tailored to your pet’s lifestyle. Immunization is an important part of your pet’s health and comfort. It is the most effective way of protecting them from viral and bacterial infection. The new AAHA and AAFP guidelines focus on the unique life of each pet, requiring … Continue reading

COVID-19 new updates and pet care services for St. Johns area pet families

With the global pandemic continuing to impact our lives, it is more important than ever that pets and pet parents take certain precautions to ensure they stay healthy and avoid contracting COVID-19. This ever-changing virus continues to perplex many medical professionals. We understand that the health of your pet is a top priority as well, so our team at Bluestar Pet Hospital and Grooming educate pet parents on the changes that are occurring within pet care and new COVID-19 updates. Our pets in St. Johns, Florida, are in safe hands, even as we learn more each day about pet services … Continue reading

St. Johns, FL, area vet facility offers convenient weekend appointments and services

Getting yourself to necessary appointments, such as dental and doctor visits, can be difficult in today’s fast-paced world. Many places do not offer convenient hours for those who are working. Fortunately, at Bluestar Pet Hospital and Grooming, we offer solutions for pet families in the area of St. John’s, FL, with convenient hours. In addition to offering daytime appointments during the week, our vet also provides weekend services for new and current pet clients! Why choose Bluestar Pet Hospital and Grooming? In addition to having convenient office hours and weekend times available for busy families, we also provide: Pet grooming … Continue reading

Bluestar Pet Hospital – At your service during the holiday season and through the year!

As the holidays are fast approaching, many people consider adopting or purchasing a new puppy or kitten for someone special. While searching for your new puppy or kitten, it is also important to make sure your new furry family member is healthy and ready for adoption! Much like searching for a pediatrician for your human children, you’ll want to make sure you find a family veterinarian you can trust for your new family member! Don’t just search for a “vet near me”! Here at Bluestar Pet Hospital, we treat your pets like our pets and you can have confidence that … 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

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!