Our Team

The friendly, professional staff at VCA Dover Animal Hospital, is made up of Dr. Perza, Dr. Brown, Dr. Gilison, and Dr. Minner, who have made it their mission to help pets live long, healthy lives. To be true to this mission, the hospital team relies on several individuals,  8 technicians/ assistants, and 6 client service representatives, and 2 hospital managers each equally important in helping us deliver the best patient and client experience for both you and your pet. 

And if things get complicated, we are fortunate to have access to the nation's largest network of VCA veterinarians and board-certified specialists. In a word: TEAMWORK! 

Teamwork is a constant in our daily practice. From check-in to check-out, our family of pet lovers works cohesively to create a warm and welcoming experience for both you and your pet.

Want to join our team? Visit our Careers section.

paw Team Spotlight
Matthew Perza
Medical Director

Dr. Matt Perza joined us in July 2015 from Kentucky! He completed his undergraduate degree from the University of Delaware, and then Graduated from Mississippi State University Veterinary School in 2012. He has a cat named Henry and a dog named Gus. He dedicates a lot of time to music and is a trumpet player in a community big band.

"It is always nice to help people. At the end of the day, it's especially rewarding when you are actually able to change someone's life; whether through improving the relationship with their pet or even saving their pets life!'


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.

Veterinarian Support

Our technicians and support team members are all gentle animal lovers who treat your pets with the compassion and respect they deserve. Explore our support team members' biographies and learn about the individuals who make our hospital such a good 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.

Client Services

We are committed to providing the best possible service and our Client Services team loves to exceed pet owner's expectations. Whether it's answering your calls, guiding you and your pet to the exam rooms or checking you in and out quickly, our Client Service representatives and Receptionists are dedicated to providing helpful client and patient support that raises the bar on customer service.

Pet Care Specialists

Just as we emphasize health, we also understand the value of providing a full line of care to our clients, which may include boarding and/or grooming services. Our team of caring and compassionate staff are here to offer your pets exceptional services that keep them feeling and looking their best while you're away.
Come Care With Us
Our teams are united in our common purpose of taking care of the future of veterinary medicine.
Join Our Team