You probably recognize quickly when your dog or cat just isn’t “acting right.” While you may be tempted to use an online pet symptom checker, accurate and prompt diagnosis can mean the difference between a long road back to health or a short one. You can count on the team at Bluestar Pet Hospital & Grooming to listen carefully to your description of pet symptoms, provide a thorough yet gentle physical evaluation, and use the latest advanced instrumentation to determine the source of your pet’s discomfort. Our facilities are well-appointed with in-house pet diagnostics & digital imaging equipment at both St. Johns and Jacksonville.
Be vigilant for these cat and dog symptomsIt is a good idea to pay attention to any changes in your pet’s physical coordination, behavior, or eating habits. Please call Bluestar Pet Hospital & Grooming right away if you notice:
- Vomiting or diarrhea
- Decreased physical activity
- Limping or stiffness
- Poor appetite
- Increase in water consumption
- Urinating more frequently or less often
- Scratching or hair loss
These can be important indicators that your pet needs medical attention.
Digital pet x-rays and ultrasound
Are you wondering where to get an x-ray for your dog or cat? We utilize state-of-the-art digital medical x-ray equipment to provide us with high-quality images that assist in diagnosis. Our Board-certified radiologist reviews images and provides timely results. In addition, we offer on-site ultrasound consultations for additional guidance in determining what ails your pet.
In-house diagnostics for pets in St Johns, Fruit Cove, Bartram Park, St Augustine, Durbin Crossing, Julington Creek Plantation, & Jacksonville, Southside, Baymeadows, Deerwood
Bluestar Pet Clinic is equipped with in-house blood analyzers. We perform:
- Blood cell counts
- Chemistry profiles
- Endocrine testing
- Electrolyte analysis
- Microscopic evaluations of specimens
Our in-house laboratory is equipped to quickly handle many of the tests we use, to identify disorders and issues your pet may be experiencing. We believe this level of attention to detail results in the accurate diagnosis necessary to properly treat pets and get them feeling good again.
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 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!