St Johns Veterinary Hospital and Cat Clinic

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Our Hospital

A 10,000 square foot Veterinary Center

State of the Art

Diagnostics provide answers because pets can't tell us whats wrong.

Compassion

We understand the bond you have with your pet.

Full Service for Pets

Playcare, Boarding, Grooming.

Our Promise to Wildlife

Veterinary care to wildlife at no cost.

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and Cat Clinic       904-824-8123

 

 
  • Please join us in welcoming Dr. Sarah Franz to our veterinary hospital!   For appointments call 904-824-8123
  • Bring your dog to have some fun this fall at group playcare. For info call 904-824-8123.  

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Dogs, Cats, Exotics

 

Specialized care for your dog, cat and exotic pet.

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Advanced Technology

 

Endoscopy, Acupuncture, Digital Dental Radiography, Ultrasound

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Medical, Surgical

 

From routine vaccinations to advanced surgical care our team is there for you and your pet.

 

What's New

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Pets need dental care too! 

 

80% of dogs and 70%

of cats have some form

of periodontal disease by

the age of 3.

 

Routine dental cleaning

removes plaque and tarter

from pet's teeth.

The procedure is performed

under general anesthesia

without any pain or discomfort

to the pet.

 

 

We Care

 

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If your pet becomes ill, our veterinarians are experienced in critical care.

If your pet needs surgery

 

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Four staff veterinary surgeons provide a wide range of complex and routine procedures. 

Surgical and anesthetic protocols are individualized specifically for your pet.

Is your dog a senior?

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     The first two years of a dogs life is roughly equivalent to about 24 human years.  After that, each dog year is equivalent to 4 human years.

     Small dogs have a longer life expectancy than medium and large breed dogs

     Dogs are considered seniors at age seven.

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     For practical purposes, your dog is considered to be "senior" at 7 years old.

  • Diagnostic Senior Wellness Exams

Several laboratory blood tests and procedures can help us detect early-stage disease when control or even prevention is possible and more cost effective. They also provide a baseline from which we can measure changes. These tests include:

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