Our Team Overview

The friendly, professional staff at VCA Antioch is made up of dedicated individuals who make it their mission to help pets live long, healthy lives. To be true to this mission, the hospital team relies on many individuals, each equally important in helping us deliver the best patient and client experience for both you and your pet.

Teamwork is a constant in our daily practice. From the friendly staff at the front desk to the talented and dedicated technicians and doctors, to the fun-loving kennel and day-care staff, our team works cohesively to create a warm and welcoming experience for both you and your pet.

Our team provides exceptional veterinary care of the highest quality, including the care and dedication that make a difference.

Explore our staff biographies and learn about the people who make our facility an excellent choice for your pet care needs.

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Howard Schutzman
Medical Director
Dr. Howard Schutzman received his DVM in 1981 from Cornell University. Born in Brooklyn, New York, Dr. Schutzman decided on a career in veterinary medicine while still in grade school. In 1986, he and his business partner, Dr. Arnold Gutlaizer, founded Broadway Veterinary Associates and opened practices in Oakland and Antioch. As a veterinarian, Dr. Schutzman finds the challenge of difficult cases most rewarding and is dedicated to offering all clients the highest level of care and service. Outside of work he enjoys travel, reading, basketball, backgammon, and spending time with his family. Dr. Schutzman and his...
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Our veterinarians are a team of highly trained individuals dedicated to the health and well-being of your pets. Explore our veterinarians' biographies and learn about the individuals who make our hospital an excellent choice for your pet's care.
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