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Best Veterinarians
in Jacksonville

Why These Veterinarians?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored veterinarians on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best veterinarians in Jacksonville, FL.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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Affiliated Veterinary Specialists (AVS)

Affiliated Veterinary Specialists (AVS) has four specialty, referral hospitals in the Jacksonville area. Open since 1997, the practice offers anesthesiology, internal medicine, opthalmology, rehabilitation, surgery, and specialty diagnostic services. All doctors are board-certified veterinary specialists with a combined 50 years of experience. The veterinarians' advanced training encompasses clinical internships, research fellowships, and residencies pertaining to their given field.

Jacksonville, FL (904) 646-1287


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Alta Bluff Animal Hospital

Alta Bluff Animal Hospital offers veterinary services to Metro Jacksonville. Veterinarians on staff can treat infections, tooth pain, sprains and fractures, inflammatory bowel disease, geriatric issues, feline acne, arthritis, inflammations, allergies, wounds, and hip dysplasia. Spaying and neutering procedures, as well as laser therapy, are also available. Alta Bluff Animal Hospital also has website membership. The clinic sees dogs, cats, reptiles, rabbits, and birds.

Jacksonville, FL (904) 757-6000


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Animal Clinic of Mandarin

Animal Clinic of Mandarin is a Jacksonville veterinary practice. The office provides preventative medicine, diagnosis and treatment, in-house blood work, dental care, surgery, geriatric care, vaccinations, nutritional counseling, boarding, bathing and nail trims, and microchipping. Animal Clinic of Mandarin carries Royal Canin and Hill’s Prescription Diets. Dr. Pamela Kaiser received her DVM from the University of Prince Edward Island in 2003.

Jacksonville, FL (904) 262-2953


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Animal Clinic of Oceanway

Animal Clinic of Oceanway has been a Jacksonville veterinary center for almost 30 years. The office provides wellness checks, diagnostics, dental care, ultrasound, surgery, spay/neuter, dermatology, cardiology, laser therapy, therapeutic baths, acupuncture, herbal medicine, and specialized treatment for such conditions as hip dysplasia. The clinic has dog training services as well as weight management, nutritional counseling, and microchipping.

Jacksonville, FL (904) 757-4254


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Animal Hospital of Onslow County

Animal Hospital of Onslow County is a pet health provider in the Greater Jacksonville area. Services cover internal medicine, diagnosis, puppy and kitten wellness plans, urine analysis for diseases, dermatology services, ear problems, spay/neuter procedures, senior wellness, vaccinations, dentistry, and orthopedic surgery. Patients can come in for emergencies during normal business hours and will be referred elsewhere otherwise. Dr. Altman and Dr. Corry were both Army veterinarians, and the clinic offers military discounts.

Jacksonville, FL (910) 353-1722


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Argyle Animal Clinic, Inc.

Argyle Animal Clinic, Inc. is a Jacksonville animal hospital as well as general pet clinic. The practice handles routine wellness checks, surgery, radiology, ultrasound, microchipping, hospice, and dental care. Grooming, boarding, and pet supplies are also available. Argyle Animal Clinic can treat a range of exotics such as rabbits, ferrets, chinchillas, fish, and reptiles. Dr. Darlene Lundberg Eslick graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine.

Jacksonville, FL (904) 771-2781


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Baymeadows Animal Hospital

Baymeadows Animal Hospital is a Jacksonville pet health clinic. The office provides laser therapy, diagnostics, laboratory, grooming, emergencies, dental care, and vaccinations. Exotic animals including birds, rabbits, guinea pigs, and reptiles are also welcome. The clinic is open on Sundays from 10 AM until 5 PM, and the practice has a second facility, Tinseltown Animal Hospital. The website has live, online chat.

Jacksonville, FL (904) 733-5100


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Companion Animal Hospital of North Florida

Companion Animal Hospital of North Florida has been offering pet health services to Metro Jacksonville for over 60 years. Patients receive annual examinations, vaccinations, dental care, diagnostics, pain management, pharmacy, hospitalization, and surgery. Dr. Kristen Zalud attended the Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine as well as Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Zalud spent four years practicing emergency medicine.

Jacksonville, FL (904) 733-4080


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First Coast No More Homeless Pets (FCNMHP)

First Coast No More Homeless Pets (FCNMHP) is a Jacksonville animal health center offering free and low-cost veterinary services, adoption initiatives, and innovative pet retention services. The center's goal is to eliminate shelter killings. The group has helped achieve over 170,000 pet sterilizations in the First Coast area since 2002. FCNMHP uses 85 cents of every dollar donated to help current programs.

Jacksonville, FL (904) 425-0005


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Fort Caroline Animal Clinic

Fort Caroline Animal Clinic provides veterinary services to Jacksonville and the surrounding areas. The practice treats dogs, cats, rabbits, ferrets, rats, hamsters, mice, gerbils and guinea pigs. It handles preventative and routine care, vaccinations, dentistry, soft tissue and orthopedic surgery, laboratory testing, geriatric medicine, pain management, K-Laser therapy, and video otoscopy. Nutritional counseling, digital radiology, in-house pharmacy, boarding, and microchipping are also available.

Jacksonville, FL (904) 744-1100


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Harbour Place Animal Clinic

Harbour Place Animal Clinic offers pet health care services to the Greater Jacksonville area. Services include dermatology, soft tissue surgery, dentistry, opthalmology, preventative care, boarding, and grooming. Pet owners can find patient forms as well as an online pharmacy on the clinic's website. Doctors are on call six days a week, and there are referrals to other clinics for emergencies outside normal hours.

Jacksonville, FL (904) 221-9177


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Hodges Animal Hospital

Hodges Animal Hospital provides animal health services to Metro Jacksonville. Pet owners can get emergency care, surgery, grooming, boarding, preventative care, and hospice. Veterinarians on staff can see dogs, cats, and rabbits, and owners can remain with their pets during procedures. Dr. Bhargava Gadiyaram DVM, MS, BVSc & AH practiced on everything from sheep to water buffalo before moving to the US from India.

Jacksonville, FL (904) 992-1888


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Lakewood Animal Clinic

Lakewood Animal Clinic provides veterinarian services to the Greater Jacksonville area. The clinic is run by Dr. Craig Sandler and has holistic medicine, preventative care, boarding, skin allergy treatments, microchipping, and counseling for proper exercise and nutrition. Laser therapy treatments are used for arthritis, otitis, sprains, strains and intervertebral disc disease. Lakewood Animal Clinic also offers TruePet® monthly Preventative Care Plans.

Jacksonville, FL (904) 733-4447


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Marietta Animal Hospital

Marietta Animal Hospital is a Jacksonville veterinary clinic with health services for cats and dogs. These services include preventative care, wellness testing, surgery, blood work and diagnostics, dental care, puppy and kitten boosters, electrocardiogram evaluation, and bathing. The practice refers patients to specialists as well. Dr. Rene Cinque received her DVM from the University of Florida and spent five years at the Department of Infectious Diseases at UF. Emergencies can be handled during office hours Monday through Saturday.

Jacksonville, FL (904) 783-2574


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River Regional Animal Emergency and Referral Center (RRAERC)

River Regional Animal Emergency and Referral Center (RRAERC) is an emergency veterinarian office in the Jacksonville Beach area. The practice has in-house laboratory testing, radiology, ECG, pulse oximetry, blood pressure monitoring, critical care monitoring, and a surgical suite as well as intensive care unit. The staff is available 24 hours a day on weekends and holidays and after 6 PM on weekdays. The clinic's website has emergency information pet owners can download.

Jacksonville Beach, FL (904) 853-6310


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Riverside Animal Hospital

Riverside Animal Hospital is a Jacksonville veterinary clinic which handles animals ranging from bats to boas. Emergency treatment, medical, surgical, and dental services are offered to dogs, cats, rabbits, pocket pets, exotic pets, reptiles, and soft-billed birds and chickens. Dr. John Rossi is a licensed small/exotic practitioner and has a BS degree in zoology as well as a DVM. He is also a published expert on reptile medicine.

Jacksonville, FL (904) 388-3494


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San Pablo Animal Hospital

San Pablo Animal Hospital has been treating pets in Jacksonville for over 25 years. The practice offers boarding, grooming, health certificates, dermatology, laser therapy, surgery, and behavioral counseling. It also has a pharmacy, pet food, and kids' play area. Dr. Moody McCall graduated from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine and is on the Board of Directors of Canine Companions for Independence

Jacksonville, FL (904) 221-6783


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Southside Animal Clinic

Southside Animal Clinic is a Jacksonville veterinarian center first opened in 1964. The office primarily treats dogs and cats and provides spay/neuter, vaccinations, dental care, and surgery. Dr. Tim Holloway has been at the clinic since 2009 and is a member of the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society. He is current President of the Jacksonville Medical Society. The practice is open six days a week and can take emergencies during office hours. Southside Animal Clinic is AAHA Certified.

Jacksonville, FL (904) 721-3500


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Timuquana Animal Hospital

Timuquana Animal Hospital provides cats and dogs in the Jacksonville area with medical services. These offerings cover vaccinations, lab work, parasite checks, spaying/neutering, orthopedic surgery, tumor removal, dentistry, and obstetrics. Patients can also receive geriatric care, prenatal care, behavioral and nutritional counseling, and referrals to specialists as needed. Timuquana Animal Hospital is closed on weekends

Jacksonville, FL (904) 779-0311


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Vet-I-Care Animal Hospital

Vet-I-Care Animal Hospital offers health care services to dogs and cats throughout Jacksonville. The clinic has an in-house pharmacy, Merial Treatments for heartworm, fleas, and ticks, and carries Hill’s Pet Nutrition food. The office is open for emergencies from 6 PM until 7 AM nights, weekends, and holidays. Dr. Ronald J. Greshake has a BS degree in zoology and a DVM from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine

Jacksonville, FL (904) 268-0399


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