VCA Marina Animal Hospital

Venice Veterinarians

We invite you to explore the biographies of our doctors and learn more about them. Our doctors have a wide variety of backgrounds and interests.

  • Steven Thatcher

    Medical Director
    Veterinary School: University of California, Davis
    Graduate School: Oregon State University

    Dr. Thatcher was raised in Northern California where he developed his love for animals and interest in science. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California-Davis ...
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  • Jeffrey Eliot

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: University of California, Davis

    Dr. Eliot received his B.S. in Animal Science at Cal Poly Pomona.
    He received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the School of Veterinary Medicine at University of California- ...
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  • Elaine Martinez

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Colorado State University

    Dr. Martinez grew up in New Mexico, and received her bachelor's degree in Biology from the University of New Mexico. She attended Colorado State University School of Veterinary Medicine where she ...
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Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

In case of emergency, please call us immediately. If it is after hours, check with a local animal hospital emergency clinic.

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