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Veterinarians in Guayabitos, La Peņita, Los Ayala and La Colonia

Last updated: December 28, 2011

This list of veterinarians was provided by Lin Chimes from Jaltemba Bay Animal Rescue (JBAR).
You can read about all the good work JBAR does here.

La Peñita

» Dr. Aldo Barba MVZ -- Clinica Veterinaria "Barba"
» Vasco de Gama #20  (1/2 block up from Piña Hardware)
» La Peñita, Nayarit
» Phone: (327) 274-0129
» Emergency Cell: (322) 148-9999

» Monday-Saturday: 8am-2pm and 4-8pm

» Dr. Barba specializes in dogs and cats and works closely with JBAR to provide discount prices on sterilizing and
» vaccinating animals. He also does surgeries, vaccinations, spays/neuters, blood tests, grooming and health
» certificates. He speaks a little English.

» Dr. Eladio Arreola Tello
» Esteban B. Calderon #3
» La Peñita, Nayarit
» Phone: (327) 274-0973

» Neuters dogs and cats; does not do females at this time. Vaccinations and health certificates (offered in Spanish
» and English).


» Animalove Vet Clinic
» Av. Revolucion #4A2
» Sayulita, Nayarit
» Phone: (329) 291-3295

» Farmacia Veterinaria “Sayulita”
» MVZ Jose Guadalupe Gomez Avelar
» Jose Mariscal #2
» Sayulita, Nayarit
» Phone: (329) 291 325
» Cell: (322) 1334 9359

Puerto Vallarta -- Specialists in Small Animals
There are only FIVE vets who are trained and licensed by the veterinary association to work with small animals in all of Puerto Vallarta, and none of these are north of where we live. If you have a serious problem with your cat or dog, these vets are the ones to see!

» Sabuesos -- Dr. Francisco Aguilar
» Columbia #1198 (at corner of Panama)
» Col. 5 de Diciembre
» Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco
» Phone: (322) 222 5775
» Emergency Cell: (322) 292-7510
» Web:
» Email:

» Monday-Friday: 9am-2pm and 4-8pm
» Saturday: 9am-2pm

» Customer Quote: “I am extremely picky with doctors, especially vets, but I can't say enough good things about
» Dr. Francisco Aguilar at Sabuesos. He speaks both English and Spanish. His staff is nice and friendly. He's very
» thorough and helpful and actually seems to really care for animals. He has an associate/assistant (male) who's
» also really good. His wife is also a vet there but only works in the mornings and she is a specialist in small animals.”

» Getting There: Take Avenida Mexico toward downtown PV. Turn left on Peru at the old Ley Department Store.
» Go 2 blocks to Columbia. His clinic is located in the upper right hand corner.

» Clinica Veterinaria Wolf -- Dr. Arturo Gomez
» Milan #301
» Col. Versalles
» Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco
» Cell: (322) 293-4474
» Email:
» Email:
» Website:

» 24 hour emergency. Has onsite x-ray machine, ultra sound, and a lab for blood work and analysis. Trains police dogs.
» You do not need an appointment for a consult. He is open at 9am, and it is first come first served.

» Getting There: Directly across from Office Depot on the other side of PV's main road is a road named Roma. Go
» a little farther south than Office Depot and turn and get on the lateral north on the other side of road. Turn right
» onto Roma until you hit Milan, turn right. Go several blocks towards the mountains and on left is a coffee shop with
» a green tarp awning and I believe is says Depuis 2002 or something like that. Right next to this coffee shop on the
» left is Wolf's. Their sign is very small.

» Animalitos
» Heroe De Nacozari #97 No. C
» Bucerias, Nayarit
» Phone: (329) 298-1647

» Animalitos is able to do blood work including tests for Heartworm and Ehrlichia, and there is a lab a few doors
» south which can do electrolytes and x-rays. This the easiest place to get everything done in case one needs in-depth
» analysis. Only Lupita has the certification which was granted through experience and not study.

» Getting There: On the lateral street on the right as you head to PV, before the Decameron.

» Tlacaelel -- Dr. Tlacuilotzin Garcia Lopez
» Av. Las Palmas #223
» Col. Parque Las Palmas
» Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco  (just west of the Bus Terminal)
» Phone: (322) 290-3640
» Cell: 044 (322) 155-8630
» Email:

» Monday-Friday: 10am-2pm and 4-8pm
» Saturday: 10am-2pm

» He is the president of this small group of specialists (AMVEPEP.V.A.C). Dr. Garcia has a lab to do blood work and
» analysis, and he is a specialist for dental work. Surgery, consults, medication and grooming.

» Centro Veterinario
» Dr. Wenceslao Lopez Paino  (speaks English)
» H. De Nacozari Casi Esq. Encino
» Bucerias, Nayarit
» Phone: (329) 298-0941

» Getting There: The clinic is on the main highway near the south end of town on the east side of the highway. Just
» a little south of Pie in the Sky and next door to the Truper Store. NOT available for after hours emergency care.



» Dr. Marianna Medina
» Valle del Dorado  (on left)
» 1489 Tepic-Puerto Vallarta Highway
» Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco
» Phone: (322) 297-5466
» Cell: (322) 112 094
» Email:

» Monday-Friday: 10am-3:30pm and 5:30-8pm
» Saturday: 10am-3pm

» Mariana has a full service clinic including hospital facilities, two operating rooms, ultrasound for dental care, health
» certificates, dog grooming, kenneling ($10.00 a day), pet supplies, and medicines just to name a few of her services.

» Getting There: Near the intersection where El Marlin Restaurant/Farmacia Guadalajara is located on the highway.
» Located on the east side of the highway in a small strip mall. Easy, direct access off the highway heading north out
» of PV just past the Bikers center.

» M.V.Z. Esp. Alejandro Castillo Fregoso
» Centro Medico Veteninario
» Cell: 044 (322) 779-2187
» Phone: (322) 222-9106

» Specializes in dogs and cats.

» Jose Guadalupe Gomez Avelar  ("Jose Gomez")
» Sayulita
» Phone: (322) 291-3325

» He used to be affiliated with the clinics in Sayulita. His office is on the main plaza on the southside.

Las Varas

» PMVZ Alejandro Sandoval P.
» Plutarco E. Calles 57 Pte.
» Las Varas, Nayarit
» Phone: (327) 272-2061

» Getting There: Go north on Hwy 200. Proceed thru the main lights at Las Varas to the next turnaround on the left
» hand side of the road. Go back south to the first street north of the main lights and turn right, then turn left at the
» second street on your right. He is about 3 houses in on the right hand side of the street. If you get lost in the part
» of the area. Everybody knows who he is.

La Cruz de Huanacaxtle

» MVZ Dunia Georgina Gutierrez Guillen
» Delfín #23-4
» La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Jalisco
» Phone: (329) 295-5935

» Worked in the Free Spay and Neuter Clinic in Bucerias. Issues health certificates, and also grooms dogs for a
» reasonable price.

Lo de Marcos

» MVZ Marcelino Cruz Parra
» (ced. Prof. 4163348) and his wife Letty
» Benito Juarez #6
» Lo de Marcos, Nayarit
» Cell: 045 (327) 102-6666
» Casa: (327) 275-0053

» Issues health certificates, and performs neuters.

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