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Of Your Pet

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2031 Bispham Rd
Sarasota, FL 34231
(941) 922-3917

Compassionate Sarasota Veterinarian

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When you get a new puppy or adopt a senior cat, you provide them with a loving home. At Gulf Gate Animal Hospital, we're here to help you make sure they live healthy, happy lives in the safe space you're giving them. We're proud to offer extensive veterinary services that work to ensure the well-being of your beloved furry family members. Our team works hard to provide consistently excellent care in a welcoming space, always taking the time to make you and your pet feel relaxed and comfortable.

Ultimately, we are passionate about caring for animals, and our team of veterinarians is dedicated to advocating for the health of your animals since they can't help themselves. Our practice is here to help with more complex needs as well, offering skilled dental care and surgical procedures to get them out of distress and back to good health. Contact our practice today to schedule your pet's initial visit and discover the difference our Sarasota animal hospital can make.

Comprehensive Pet Care Services in Sarasota

When you first visit our practice, we'll begin by talking to you about your concerns, followed by an examination of your pet's physical condition. Our team will then create a custom wellness program to keep them healthy while skillfully addressing any immediate issues if we find them. When you trust our veterinarians with your pet's care, you can rest assured your pets get personalized care that promotes well-being throughout their lives.

Some of the services we offer include:

Your Trusted Animal Hospital in Sarasota

At Gulf Gate Animal Hospital, we blend our skills, experience, and state-of-the-art technology to provide your pet with gentle and effective treatments. Whether your pet is a new patient or they've been coming here for years, we always treat them with the kindness and respect they deserve. Our team is well-trained in fear-free techniques, and we always prioritize their comfort.

We're proud to serve the pets of Sarasota and look forward to meeting you and learning how we can help your cat or dog. Contact our veterinary practice today and experience the difference our full-service Sarasota animal hospital can make in your pet's life.



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Veterinary surgery can range from a common spay or neuter procedure, to the more complex surgeries. Whether it is a scheduled elective procedure or an unexpected health issue that has prompted you to seek surgical care for your pet, Gulf Gate’s expert hospital staff has the experience to handle a variety of veterinary surgeries using the most advanced techniques.Anesthesia is used in veterinary surgery to keep your pet comfortable and free of pain during a procedure. While technological advancements have made anesthesia and surgery very safe...

Your Office for Pet Vaccines in Sarasota Whether you've just welcomed a pet into your family or they've been with you for years, it's crucial that you protect their health as much as possible. One of the ways that you can help prevent your cat or dog from being affected by harmful diseases and viruses is through vaccinations. At Gulf Gate Animal Hospital, our veterinary team is proud to offer extensive pet vaccines in Sarasota and its surrounding communities. Whether your cat needs a rabies vaccine or your dog needs protection from parvovirus,...

Nutrition, including controlling your pet’s weight, seriously affects pet health, especially as your pet ages. Weight management is one of the most critical factors in maintaining pet health. Giving your pet unlimited access to food (free feeding) is one of the worst things you can do. The standard serving for felines and canines is 120-170 calories per pound of body weight. If you’re trying to help your pet gain weight, increase caloric intake, and if you’re wanting your pet to lose weight, decrease caloric consumption. During a routine exam,...

Skin problems are common in dogs and cats and can be caused by hormonal disorders, allergies, infections, or parasites such as fleas and mites. These issues can be difficult to treat and should be addressed promptly.We can often diagnose a skin problem by simply examining your pet. Some dermatologic diseases or conditions do require additional diagnostic procedures to ensure a correct diagnosis. Depending on your pet’s symptoms and the results of our physical exam, we may run blood work or perform a urinalysis, skin scraping, or...

Spay and Neuter in Sarasota In an effort to help your pet live a healthy life, we provide spay and neuter services. Choosing to spay or neuter your new pet is one of the most responsible decisions you can make as a pet owner. Spaying and neutering pets is estimated to add years to your pet’s life in decreasing or eliminating their chances of getting certain cancers; it also helps decrease the amount of animals in shelters and the number of euthanized pets each year. With statistics indicating that nearly 4 million pets in the United...

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What are the Hospital hours?

Our hospital hours Monday and Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:30 pm Tuesday and Thursday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm Friday7:00 am - 5:30 pmSaturday 8:00 am - 1:00 pmSundayThe clinic is closed ...Read More

Yes, patients are seen by appointment. If your pet is having an emergency medical need, pets will be seen at any time and evaluated and cared for as dictated by their emergent need.  ...Read More

Cash, Mastercard, Visa, and Discover, American Express and Care Credit. ...Read More

Payment is required at the time of service. Payments can be spaced out if qualify for Care Credit. ...Read More

Spaying or neutering can be done at approximately 4-9 months of age. Your pet is given an exam prior to surgery to help determine whether your pet is healthy enough to undergo the surgical procedure. Current vaccinations are required at the time of surgery. Also a pre-anesthetic blood screen is... ...Read More

This is a blood test that is run here in the clinic prior to surgery. It tests the organ functions, blood counts and clotting function of your pet. The pre-anesthetic blood screening is done to assure safety during surgery and the ability to heal following surgery. ...Read More

Procedures involving sutures require them to be removed in 14 days following the surgery. ...Read More

No, there is no advantage to letting your pet have one litter. However there are plenty of advantages to having you pet spayed or neutered. These advantages include decreasing the chances of breast tumors later in life, decreasing the chance of cystic ovaries and uterine infections later in life,... ...Read More