Our Team Overview

The friendly, professional staff at VCA Broadway 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.

paw Team Spotlight
Arnold Gutlaizer
DVM Medical Director
From an early age, growing up in Amityville, New York, my parents instilled in me a love for animals as well as a strong work ethic. Veterinary school was inevitable, as I was certain my dream job would combine my interests in both medicine and animals. Since receiving my degree in veterinary medicine from Cornell University in 1981, I have been a proud Oakland resident serving the pet owner community for over 30 years. My favorite aspects of veterinary medicine are meeting all of the different members of the community, and utilizing the latest technology and methods to extend and improve the lives of their belo...
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Elizabeth Demarinis
Hospital Manager

Elizabeth and VCA Broadway recently became part of the VCA family, however Elizabeth has been the Hospital Manager leading the Broadway team for the past 26 years

Elizabeth was born in Philadelphia, PA, but raised in Northern California where she now resides with her husband, along with Brooks the Belgian Malinois, three cats; Sam the Tuxedo, Erik, an orange Tabby, and Archie, a feral Scottish Fold mix that share their home. On Elizabeth's free time, her and her husband enjoy new adventures traveling and visiting with their grown children. 

Elizabeth truly enjoys supporting Broadway's  dedicated veterina...

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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.


The hospital administration team consists of management personnel who oversee all staff members, hospital activities and the facilities. Together, they keep the hospital running smoothly, ensuring quality patient care and excellent client service. From the moment you check in, our administrative staff is here to deliver the best possible experience to you and your pet before, during and after your visit.
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