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We LOVE Our Volunteers!

We want to send a HUGE shout out to all of the wonderful volunteers who have shared their hearts with St. Francis Animal Hospital. Whether you volunteered your time, talent or treasure, you have been an important part of our mission to help family pets in need

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We are excited to announce that St. Francis Animal Hospital is OPEN at our new facility at 2727 Atlantic Blvd.! It was a long weekend of moving and setting up equipment, exam rooms and offices. We are proud to say that St. Francis Animal Hospital is now open to see patients

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Halloween Pet Photo Contest

CONGRATULATIONS TO WINSTON! Winston the Beanie Baby was the winner of our Halloween Pet Photo Contest!  Winston received over 200 votes for his photo to be crowned the cutest costumed canine!  And we can see why he got so many votes! Thank you to everyone who submitted

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2015 Strut Your Mutt Appreciation!

THANK YOU TO THE 2015 ST. FRANCIS ANIMAL HOSPITAL TEAM & DONORS! Strut your Mutt was held on Saturday, September 26, 2015 and was once again a huge success! We want to thank all our team members, donors, Best Friends Animal Society and the businesses who donated

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We Won AGAIN!!!

We are THRILLED to announce that for the second year in a row St. Francis Animal Hospital has been recognized as the Best Vet in Jacksonville by Folio Weekly!! So a BIG THANK YOU to Folio Weekly, and of course what we consider to be the BEST CLIENTS

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HELP US WIN $1,000!

ARE YOU UP FOR A CHALLENGE? The Strut Your Mutt organizers have announced a SPEED-FUNDRAISING challenge! The first 5 teams to raise $5,000 before September 10 will win an additional $1,000 donated to the team!!!  Imagine how many pets in need of medical care could be helped with $6,000? Please

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New Hours of Operation – Effective April 6, 2015

Dear Friends of St. Francis Animal Hospital, We hope that 2015 has been treating you well. Our year has been very busy. Some of you may have experienced excessive delays when waiting for services and difficulty getting through on the busy phone lines. We certainly appreciate your

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Give the Gift of Wellness for 2015

Healthy Pet Happy Hour Gift Certificates Available! Give the gift of wellness for 2015! Purchase Healthy Pet Happy Hour gift certificates from St. Francis Animal Hospital for yourself and/or the pet lovers in your life!! Gift certificate packages available: Basic Wellness $75:  includes doctor exam, vaccines*, heartworm

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Dr. Susan Shelton Recognized as “Hero Next Door”

On December 1, 2014, our very own Dr. Susan Shelton was recognized as the “Hero Next Door”. For the last 10 years, Dr. Susan Shelton, founder and medical director of St. Francis Animal Hospital, has been helping take care of family pets and the special relationship families

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