Welcome to Gulfcoast Veterinary Clinic


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Gulfcoast Veterinary Clinic is a one doctor practice that focuses on the quality care of your pets. We treat dogs and cats. We offer medical and surgical care. This includes comprehensive examinations, vaccination programs tailored to each pet, laboratory testing, digital radiology, cold laser therapy, and digitherm photos of your pet. We also offer soft tissue and orthopedic surgeries and have a board certified veterinary surgeon available for consultation here by appointment.


Dr. Denise Kalliainen
Fort Myers Veterinarian | Gulfcoast Veterinary Clinic | 239-433-2424

16681 Mcgregor Blvd. suite 102
Fort Myers, Fl. 33908

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  • Dr.
    Denise Kalliainen
    D.V.M.

    Dr. Denise grew up on Fort Myers Beach. She attended the Beach Elementary, Cypress Lake Middle School, Cypress Lake High School, and Edison Community College. She transferred to the University of Florida College of Agriculture and graduated with honors with a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture in 1977. She then graduated with honors from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in 1981. She practiced several years in Fort Myers before opening the Gulfcoast Veterinary Clinic in 1982. Her special interests include internal medicine and preventive care. She enjoys spending time with her family- twin boys (Michael and Brian), her 3 dogs and her 4 cats.

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Our Locations

Office Hours

Our regular hours

Regular Hours

Monday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

Closed

Thursday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

8:30 am-2:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

Featured Articles

  • Prairie Dogs

    Prairie dogs are cute, affable creatures. But before taking one on as a pet, check your local laws. In some states, such as Colorado, it's illegal to keep prairie dogs as pets. Mostly, this is because they may spread monkeypox. If you live in a state that welcomes pet prairie dogs, be sure to buy from ...

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  • Skunks

    Home and Veterinary Care for Pet Skunks If you're an adventurous pet owner, you may love exotic animals such as skunks. You'll be happy to learn that skunks can indeed make excellent domestic pets, but only if they receive the proper care to enjoy a happy, healthy life. Your veterinary team can help ...

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  • Flying Squirrels

    Much like sugar gliders, flying squirrels make affectionate pets when purchased young and raised by their owner. Unlike sugar gliders, however, flying squirrels are rodents that need veterinary care specific to the species. Your veterinary team can help with the care and treatment of flying squirrels. ...

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  • Fennec Foxes

    Fennec Fox Care Guide With oversized ears and mischievous faces, fennec foxes are cute as can be. But these exotic pets require a lot of care to stay healthy and happy. Health At just three pounds, fennec foxes are the smallest member of the fox family. Native to the Sahara desert, fennec foxes are ...

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  • Domestic Pigs

    Pigs are great for families who want a relatively exotic but easy to care for a pet. Whether miniature, like a pot-bellied pig, or a full-sized animal, caring for a pig is similar to caring for a cat or dog. Health Domestic pigs need to see a veterinarian regularly for vaccinations and checkups. We ...

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  • Gerbils

    Gerbils are great little pets for pet owners who don't have room for a dog or cat. They're friendly and fun to watch, but they do take a moderate level of care and investment. If you're thinking of getting a gerbil, here's what you'll need to know to keep him happy and healthy, including giving him a ...

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  • Rats

    Did you know rats make surprisingly affectionate pets? If you're thinking of bringing home a pet rat, here's what you need to know. Health Rats that are bred especially as pets are safe to keep and should be free of disease. But common conditions may affect your rats from time to time. Your veterinarian ...

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  • Chinchillas

    Chinchillas are playful, loveable, and amusing pets. If you want yours to remain in your family for long, you should ensure that it has a good diet. Chinchillas require a lot of attention due to their playful nature; therefore, it is best to have supervised playtime with yours if you want to create a ...

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  • Guinea Pigs

    Curious and inquisitive by nature, guinea pigs make great pets. These little bundles of fur are quite social and enjoy spending time with the people who handle, feed, and groom them. As a pet, guinea pigs are relatively low maintenance, rarely aggressive, and fun to own. How to Care Guinea pigs are playful, ...

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  • Hedgehogs

    Shy animals that roll into a ball when scared, hedgehogs are covered with spiky quills. They're small, clean, and fun to watch so they're quite popular as pets. Even so, these little guys need lots of activity to stay healthy. Health Hedgehogs can have health problems, including dental diseases, skin ...

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Testimonials

  • "I have been going to Dr. Denise for over 30 years. She has taken great care of all our dogs & cats thru the years. Very good Dr. Kind & compassionate too."
    Sandy W via Facebook
  • "Very thorough, knowledgable and kind. I feel secure that my Gracie will be well taken care of."
    Sheila D. via Facebook
  • "Such sweet people here! Very personalized care for our furbabies, and they have the very best in medical coverage with Vet-Direct pay through Trupanion Express. Takes the worry out of unexpected accidents and illnesses and let's us focus on care. Ask for a certificate when you have an exam"
    Robin C. via Facebook