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Our Team


Seth Landry, DVM


Dr. Seth Landry earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Texas A&M University in 2006 and joined the Village Veterinary Clinic team in 2010. He has a strong interest in preventative medicine, sports medicine, and surgery. Born and raised here in Houston his childhood dream was to become a veterinarian and now has the pleasure of living and serving the community he grew up in. Dr. Landry actively serves the veterinary community as a member of the Harris County Veterinary Medical Association (HCVMA) serving as the president in 2013. He also is a member of the Texas Veterinary Medical Association (TVMA) and the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). His high school sweetheart (Shelley) and he married in 2001 and now have three children (Shelby, Wyatt, and Walker), two dogs (Trudy and Henry), 1 cat (Maverick), two horses (Danny and Dollar), six cows (Mabel, Minnie, Patch, Petunia, Flash, and Irma), and a parakeet (Peanut).


Sam G. Miller, Jr., DVM

Dr. Miller was raised right here in Houston. He graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelors's degree in Animal Science in 1981. He then worked several jobs (including delivering dog food) before returning to Texas A&M University where he received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 1991. He worked in South Texas before returning home to join Dr. Davis at Village Veterinary Clinic in 1994.

Dr. Miller has helped Village Veterinary Clinic grow into the successful clinic it is today. He treats every pet as he would his own. This has made him a favorite of many clients. He is very active in the veterinary community, serving as president of the Harris County Veterinary Medical Association and most recently, the Texas Veterinary Medical Association.

Dr. Miller and his wife, Jane, are hoping to start enjoying their new quiet life together now that their two children are grown and out of the house.


Katie Leland, DVM

Dr. Leland grew up in Keller, TX (a suburb of Ft. Worth). She discovered veterinary medicine at a school fair when she was 6 years old and wanted to be a veterinarian ever since. She graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelors's degree in Animal Science in 2011. She received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Oklahoma State University in 2015. She came to join Village Veterinary Clinic after graduation and soon became a client favorite. Her goal is to continue growing as a veterinarian and learn to balance her family life and professional life.

Katie and her husband, Hunter, have a beautiful daughter who has two guardian dogs, Penny and Miller, to protect her.


Erica Poll, DVM

Dr. Poll was born and raised here in Houston. She has always loved animals and knew she wanted to be a veterinarian since she was 6 years old. She spent her summers during college and veterinary school working as a technician at Village Veterinary Clinic. She graduated from Texas A&M with a degree in Biomedical Science in 2017 and earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Texas A&M in 2021. She returned home to join the Village Veterinary Clinic team shortly after graduation. Her goal is to continue to learn and grow as a veterinarian. Outside of work, Dr. Poll enjoys hiking, traveling, and spending time with her dog Charlie.


Savannah Craig MBA, DVM, DACVIM

Dr. Savannah Craig is board certified in internal medicine. She is a native Houstonian who decided to pursue a career in veterinary medicine because of her compassionate nature and because she wanted to make a different in people’s and pet’s lives. She has been working in the veterinary medical industry for twenty years. She graduated with honors with a dual degree (DVM and MBA) from Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine and the Mays School of Business at Texas A&M in 2007. After graduation, she completed a one-year small animal medicine and surgery internship at Veterinary Center of Liberty private practice in the Kansas City, Missouri area. During that time, she volunteered for Spay Neuter Kansas City regularly. Realizing the role that nutrition plays in preventative medicine and therapeutics, she then pursued a career in veterinary nutrition for three years. Her love for clinical practice ultimately brought her back to Texas where she completed her internal medicine internship at Gulf Coast Veterinary Internal Medicine in June 2012 and began her small animal internal medicine residency with Gulf Coast Veterinary Internal Medicine in July 2012. Her professional interests include infectious diseases, endocrine disease, and gastrointestinal disease. She has worked as an associate internist at North Houston Veterinary Specialists as well as Bay Area Veterinary Specialists. Outside of the clinic, Dr. Craig enjoys running, cooking, yoga, and playing golf with her husband. She spends her spare time with her family, which includes seven four-legged children (three dogs and four cats) and a newly added two-legged child, Caroline.


Joe R Davis, DVM

1935 - 2018

Dr. Davis was raised in Marked Tree, Arkansas. He graduated from the University of Arkansas in 1958. He received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Oklahoma State University in 1965. He and his wife, Mary Catherine, moved to Houston in 1965 where he started working at Village Veterinary Clinic as an associate veterinarian. He soon became an owner of the clinic he loved.

Although Dr. Davis is no longer with us, he will be in our hearts and part of the Village Veterinary Clinic forever.


Katie Coate

Operations Manager

Kate was born and raised right here in Houston. As a small kid, she was obsessed with everything to do with animals and the army. She graduated from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi in 2004, with a major in Criminal Justice and a Minor in Social Work. She began her career with us here at Village Veterinary Clinic in 2005, when she decided to pursue a career with animals. She has become a “Jack of All Trades” by working as a technician, receptionist, administrative assistant, and operational manager. She lives in Katy with her family, including her crazy, torti-cat named Summer and their Great Pyrenees mix named Kimmy.

Miriam Torres


Miriam was raised in Houston and earned her Associate Degree at Lone Star College. She has loved animals since she was an itty bitty child and always dreamed of working with them. Miriam was an instant hit with our clients. She has a knack of making clients feel comfortable. She loves the outdoors and hiking and hopes to travel across the US and maybe one day travel to Japan as well. Miriam lives with her family along with her feisty Yorkie, Lily.


Lauren McGavin


Lauren was born and raised in Houston. She currently resides in Cypress with her boyfriend Tyler and their small family of furry and scaly pets (Selena, Sora, and Kimchi). Her dream is to travel more and live in the mountains of Colorado someday. She enjoys perfecting recipes and culinary techniques from around the world and sharing the delicious results with her boyfriend, family, and coworkers. After exploring a wide variety of employment and educational experiences, she settled down and joined us in March 2021 as a vital team member. She’s passionate about animals and delights in caring for them — and their owners! We love seeing her smiling face behind the desk every morning.


Evonne Williams


Evonne joined Village Veterinary Clinic in 2015. She worked in emergency medicine for several years before joining our family. Not only is she an excellent technician, she is often our entertainment. Her Louisiana humor always makes us laugh. Although exhausted most of the time, this new mother gives her all to our clients and their pets.
Evonne lives with her husband, Melvin and their son, “Q”.

Mauricio "Mau" Rodriguez


Mau joined the VVC with several years of technical experience. He keeps us entertained with his off-beat sense of humor! He adopted a kitten shortly after joining our family (a common occurrence). Mau is a new father and is adjusting to the new role, including lack of sleep. Mau and his beautiful but exhausted wife live with their new baby boy and Mando the cat.

Lisa Doran


I wasn’t born in Texas but I got here as fast as I could! After being a stay at home mom for 20+ years I landed in vet medicine as my second act! I LOVE WHAT I DO! And so glad to be a part of the VVC family! When not at VVC, you will find her sewing, baking, painting and scuba diving when I can! Work hard and play hard is my motto!
I reside in Katy with my husband, Greg, of 30+ years and my two cats, Bonnie and Clyde.

Amanda Ciezak


Amanda grew up in the Northwest suburbs of Chicago knowing she wanted to be a part of the veterinary community. She began her dream in 2015 before deciding to move to the Houston area a year later. She started the veterinary technology program through Lone Star College and two years later she graduated. Shortly afterwards, she joined the VVC team. She studied hard and soon passed the national and state exams to become a licensed veterinary technician!
Amanda has been asked multiple times if she would ever change her career but her answer is always the same: "Never." She is committed and loves all your fur babies that come to the clinic. When she's not at work, Amanda is cuddling and spoiling her 3 musketeers: Celaya, Cosmo, and Chris Cornell.

Britni Washington


Britni grew up in Houston and has had a passion for animals since childhood! Because of her love for her own fur baby, Jackson, Britni decided to extend her passion to help more animals and entered the Vet Tech Institute. She did her externship here at VVC and happily joined our staff after graduation. Since then, Britni has been a light at the clinic and enjoys walking in her passion! Outside of caring for the furry ones, Britni enjoys traveling and hanging out with friends and family.

Avery Runnels


Avery was raised in Huffman, TX, where she spent her free time involved in the local 4-H group, riding horses, or playing soccer. She attended Sam Houston State University and received her Bachelors in Equine Science, then lived in New Mexico working as a cowboy before deciding to become a veterinary technician. She then returned home and received an associate degree from the Vet Tech Institute of Houston, performed her externship at Brazos Valley Equine Hospital, and joined us in November of 2020. In her free time, she can be found reading, riding friends’ horses, or at a SCA event. She lives in Houston with her dog, Cooter (named from Dukes of Hazzard), her 2 gray cats, Berlioz and Ginger, and her variety of aquariums, including her turtle, Serenity.


Jennifer Tally

Veterinary Assistant

Jennifer joined the Village Veterinary Clinic family in 2015 and immediately fit right in. Jennifer grew up in the Sugar Land area. She has wanted to work with animals for as long as she can remember. She is always ready to lend a hand where needed. Jennifer and her wife, Blythe, live with their 5 cats and 2 dogs in Katy. Her goal is to retire anywhere near the water.

Paige Wick

Veterinary Assistant

Paige joined the VVC family shortly after graduating from Katy High School. She has always loved animals and wanted to work with them. Her goal is to continue to learn and become a strong veterinary technician. We have no doubt that she can do it! Paige still lives in Katy with her family and her 2 dogs, Izzy and Tipsy.

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