Meet Our Team

Colleen O'Brien    Hospital Manager                                32 years

Colleen O’Brien, Office Manager, has been a member of the Nutley Animal Hospital family for over 30 years. . She is  mom to daughter, Kaila, son Kevin, two dogs, Doublin and Regan; and three cats, Bonzai, Shea and Mayo.  Colleen is a familiar fixture at the Animal Hospital.

Theresa Vitale  "Tre"                                                  30 years

Tre has been a typist, and receptionist at the Nutley Animal hospital for over twenty years.   She loves her job and her cat Bucky.  Her hobbies include cooking and decorating as well as babysitting her three adorable grandchildren.

Maria Cesaro                                                        10 years

Maria has been a receptionist at the Nutley Animal Hospital for eight years.  She enjoys cooking, baking and is a big fan of the NY Giants and NY Yankees.  Maria's days are filled with taking care of her three children and her cat, Petunia

Lynda Calise                                                         3  Years

Lyn has been a receptionist at the Nutley Animal Hospital since 2015. Her interests are reading and spending time ‘down the shore’. Lyn is a passionate animal lover and has rescued three wonderful cats

Bri Basile                                                               2 Years    

Bree is a front desk receptionist at Nutley Animal Hospital for the last two years. Her interest includes reading, watching football, especially the GIANTS. She also loves spending her free time at the gym.

Vanessa Flores                                                        1 Year           

Gabby Grasso       Head Technician                           4 Years


Gabby has been a Vet Tech for nine years and at Nutley Animal Hospital for 4 years. She enjoys being at the beach or a lake. She loves to decorate in her spare time. Gabby shares her home with two dogs, Lily and Scrappy and she recently adopted a special needs kitten named Chance.

Maria Di Benedetto   Technician                            8 Years             

Maria has been a Vet Tech for 15 years and at Nutley Animal Hospital for 8 years. Maria has her Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and in her spare time works as a counselor. She enjoys spending her free time with her fiancée and two dogs, Cheerio and Dobby and three cats Lola, Little C and LB.

Elizabeth Demuro         Technician                      3 Year               


Elizabeth graduated form University of Vermont in 2018 where she obtained a BS in Animal Science and a Double Minor in Chemistry and Zoology. Her future plans include going to school to become a Vet. Her hobbies include skiing, hiking, drawing and histology.

Melissa Stevens           Technician                      1 Year               

Melissa has been a Vet Tech for 9 years and at Nutley Animal Hospital for one year. She studied veterinary technology at Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry, NY. In her spare time, Melissa loves to go to Disney with her fiancé and hang out with her four dogs, Lexi, Selina, Little J, and Eleanor and a cat Peppurr.

Angela Suppa Pagnotta      Groomer                       1 Year

Angela is a certified creative groomer.  She has been grooming for 7 years. Her hobbies include craft making, baking and cooking and of course taking care of animals.  She is a mom and a stepmom and a grand mother to two beautiful grand daughters ages 3-4. They are her world and her children are her life.  Angela is married for over 18 years to a wonderful man and she enjoys their friends and family very much.

BG ( Baby Girl)                                                  3 Year

BG, our newest Hospital Cat loves people and empty boxes.


16 years (1999 - 2016)

Cleveland has been a blood donor for the Nutley Animal Hospital for over 14 years. Countless felines are thankful for his selfless life work. His hobbies include eating, tormenting Batman (his colleague),and occasionally raiding the dry food supply.  


8 years

Batman, our feline receptionist, spends his days greeting clients and sleeping while filing.


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Read What Our Clients Say

  • "i use to work here. Behind the scenes I can honestly say, the doctors and staff are truley caring and compassionate caregivers to your pets. I could never speak anything but grand reviews for this hopital. Trust and believe your pets get top-notch care here."
    Lisa C.
  • "I have to he best impression how the professional people work in there for our pets and try the animal with love .I can real recomendé this clinic for our pets"
    Luz G.