Our family-owned and operated business aspires to support and strengthen the animal-loving San Diego community and provide a safe space where people and animals can connect in meaningful ways.
Elizabeth Schuda, DVM, CRPM, CVMA, is the co-founder of Animals Only. She has degrees in veterinary medicine, journalism, international studies, and Italian. Her work with animals began 13 years ago walking dogs in New York City. She is certified in veterinary acupuncture and integrative rehabilitation and physical medicine. Her ultimate goals are to modernize our approach to veterinary medicine and to encourage local community connectivity through its shared love of animals.
Todd Oakley is the co-founder of Animals Only. He is a licensed general contractor with over 14 years of construction industry experience in New Zealand, Australia, and the United States. His clients include international companies, philanthropic organizations, and private residents. As the head of design and construction of Animals Only, he will apply his knowledge of eco-friendly materials to develop a space that is not only optimal for the animal and human experience, but will also encourage the community to be more thoughtful about our impact on the environment.