Welcome to Gulfcoast Veterinary Clinic


veterinarian dog

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

Sign up here to learn more about our services!

  • 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.

    Read More

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

  • The Next Step

    The grieving process includes accepting the reality of your loss, accepting that the loss and accompanying feelings are painful, and adjusting to your new life that no longer includes your pet. How do I tell my family? Family members usually are already aware of a pet's problems. However, you should ...

    Read More
  • Online Games & Quizzes

    In this version of badminton, your tail is the racquet. Make the dolphin do flips and tricks. Play Zipper's Kennel Chaos game! Can you help get water in Zipper's dish? Use your frog tongue to catch delicious bugs. Create your very own prize-winning pooch! Speed down the ice while ...

    Read More
  • Battling Canine Cancer

    Every day, Cindy Fleischner lines up her crew of cuddly canines for breakfast. As the four other dogs eat, Cindy pulls Katy, her 12 year old Shepherd mix aside for a peanut butter treat. Katy is battling lymphoma and this treat hides her daily dose of chemotherapy drugs. Katy is not alone in this war. ...

    Read More
  • What You Need to Know About Antibiotics

    Using antibiotics incorrectly may harm, rather than help, your pet. ...

    Read More
  • Could Those Sniffles Be a Symptom of the Feline Flu?

    Can you spot the signs of feline flu? ...

    Read More
  • How to Help Your Cat Get More Exercise

    When's the last time your cat worked out? Daily exercise can help keep your furry friend healthy. ...

    Read More
  • 9 Reasons Your Cat May Be Losing Weight

    Does your cat look thinner than usual? One of these nine reasons may explain why your cat is losing weight. ...

    Read More
  • What to Do If Your Pet Eats Grass

    Wondering what to do if your pet eats grass? Take a look at a few ideas. ...

    Read More
  • Managing Pet Allergies in Kids

    Are you concerned that your child's allergies may mean that you will have to give up your pet? Although rehoming a pet may be necessary if allergies are severe, most children can live with pets if you are willing to make a few changes. The Problem About three in 10 people who have allergies are allergic ...

    Read More
  • Breed Specific Rescue Groups

    Many dog owners admire the unique looks and personalities of purebreds, but also worry about the fate of millions of pets euthanized each year. What many people don't realize is that there are specific breed rescue organizations for almost every breed of dog, placing dogs in need to new homes. Dogs aren't ...

    Read More

Newsletter Sign-Up

Sign up to receive updates

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