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Welcome to Pets Vet Gilroy
Your Veterinarian in Gilroy CA
Call us at 408-638-4441

We're new to the neighborhood! Come by and say hi - We're located in Petsmart and offer everything from nail trims to vaccinations to soft tissue surgery. No matter the problem, big or small, we've got you and your pet taken care of!

If you live in Gilroy or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. Dr. Megan Nakagawa is a licensed CA veterinarian, treating all types of pets. Your pets’ health and well being are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

Pets Vet Gilroy is a full-service animal hospital and welcomes both emergency treatment cases as well as pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. Dr. Megan Nakagawa has years of experience treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care. Beyond first-rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and calm, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our Gilroy veterinarian.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call 408-638-4441 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Gilroy veterinary office is very easy to get to -- just check out the map below! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for Gilroy pet owners.

At Pets Vet Gilroy, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.


Dr. Megan Nakagawa, Dr. Suzanne Colbert
Gilroy Veterinarian | Pets Vet Gilroy | 408-638-4441

6755 Camino Arroyo, Building 5
Gilroy, CA 95020

50% OFF FIRST EXAM

50% Off First Exam (for new patients & excludes emergency or sick pets).

Meet Our Skilled Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Megan Nakagawa
    Veterinarian

    Dr. Megan Nakagawa, or Dr. Megan/Dr. N became interested in veterinary medicine as a young girl soon after convincing her parents to let her adopt a blind dog. She grew up in San Jose and attended Leigh High School. She went to undergrad at UC Davis where she majored in Animal Science and competed on the intercollegiate gymnastics team. Next, she attended Oregon State University in Corvallis where she earned her DVM in June 2010. She has a Heeler/Australian shepherd mix named Miley.

  • Dr.
    Suzanne Colbert
    Veterinarian

    Dr. Suzanne Colbert is a 1992 graduate of the University of California School of Veterinary Medicine.  She interned at Veterinary Medical and Surgical Group in Ventura.  Dr. Colbert enjoys all aspects of general practice including Internal Medicine, Soft Tissue Surgery and WellCare for puppies, kittens, and has a soft heart for geriatrics.  

    Dr. Colbert has called Gilroy home since 1994 and has practiced locally.  She has two children who are young adults and one daughter still attending Christopher High School.  She has been very active in her children’s schools, supporting choir, band, and drama.  She has previously produced multiple Children’s Plays for South Valley Civic Theater.  She also has been involved with a support group for families of children with special needs.
    Dr. Colbert has a special fondness for wildlife with a special love of raptors and bobcats and has been honored to donate veterinary services to W.E.R.C. in Morgan Hill, a non-profit organization which provides Wildlife Education and Rehabilitation to the South County Area.

Featured Articles

Read about interesting topics

  • Preparing for Your Kitten’s Developmental Milestones

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  • What Is Ataxia in Dogs?

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  • Fish

    If you’re thinking of getting a pet fish, you should know that your veterinarian has a lot of good advice about pet ownership. Fish can be very rewarding as pets, and you just may be surprised about how much fish actually interact with their owners. Here’s more valuable information about choosing ...

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  • Caring for Senior Cats

    Thanks to advancements in veterinary care, today’s cats can live well into their teen years. It is not uncommon for cats to live to be 18 or even older. However, in order for cats to live a long full life, they need proactive veterinary care to stay healthy. As cats age, they are at greater risk for ...

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  • Feline Stomatitis: Treatments

    Cats rarely display their pain, but cats with feline stomatitis are often the exception. If your cat appears to have mouth pain, is reluctant to eat, doesn't want to groom, is drooling, and doesn't want you to open its mouth, it may be suffering from this debilitating, degenerative oral condition, and ...

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  • Feline Leukemia Virus: What You Need to Know

    Feline leukemia (FeLV) is a virus that weakens your cat's immune system. Unfortunately, when the immune system does not function properly, your cat may be more likely to develop other diseases, such as cancer and blood disorders. How Cats Contract Feline Leukemia Cats get feline leukemia from other cats. ...

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  • Family Cats and Pregnant Women: Take Measures to Prevent Toxoplasmosis Infection

    Nothing must spoil the joys of becoming a new parent. Not even your pets. But family cats with normal, every day habits can pose a risk to expectant women. Women's immune systems can be disturbed by a parasite carried in fecal matter. If you're the primary caretaker of your family's feline friend it ...

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  • Create an Environment Your Cat Will Love

    The Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery confirms that feline emotional wellbeing, behavior and physical health are a result of how comfortable they are in their environment. Understanding how our cats interact with their environment can help us create a space for owners and cats to mutually thrive ...

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  • Catnip: Why Cats Love It

    Few things stimulate a cat's pleasure faster than catnip. Exposure to this simple herb can reveal a new side to their feline personality. Many cats will go crazy at the smell of this plant. Catnip has a reputation of being a feline drug and many cat owners wonder if it is safe to give it to their pet. ...

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  • Zoonosis

    Zoonosis refers to diseases that can be transmitted to humans from animals. In particular, they occur when an infected animal passes on bacteria, parasites, fungi or viruses to humans through scratches, saliva, feces and urine. Vectors (e.g., organisms like fleas and ticks) can also carry zoonotic diseases ...

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Location

Located inside PetSmart at Gilroy Crossing

Office Hours

Regular Schedule

Monday:

9:00 am-7:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-7:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-7:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-7:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-7:00 pm

Saturday:

9:00 am-3:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed