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).

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.

Hannah Hale, DVM

Dr. Hannah Hale was born and raised in Houston, Texas. Growing up surrounded by dogs, cats, and horses, Dr. Hale wanted to be a veterinarian from the beginning. She spent her summers during high school and college working as a technician at Village Veterinary Clinic and has always wanted to come back to the VVC family. Dr. Hale attended Texas A&M where she earned both her undergraduate degree in Animal Science in 2018 and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2022. She returned to Village Veterinary Clinic after graduation and is excited to grow as a veterinarian. When not working, Dr. Hale enjoys hiking, traveling, spending time with her dogs (Lily and Maggie), and riding her three horses (Maverick, Pokey, and Tex).

Mallory Garcia, DVM

Dr. Mallory Garcia is a native of Burnside, Louisiana (a small town between Baton Rouge and New Orleans). She attended Louisiana State University for undergraduate in which she graduated with College Honors in Animal Science followed by 4 years of veterinary school at LSU SVM during which she trained in veterinary acupuncture at Chi Institute. After she graduated in May 2020, Dr. Garcia moved to Houston to minister to the diverse refugee population through the Faith Center Harwin, a ministry of Houston’s First Baptist Church at which she is a member of. Dr. Garcia is an active member of Petros, a chapter of the Summit young adult ministry at Houston’s First in which she enjoys social activities and Bible studies. Aside from her veterinary and church involvement, Dr. Garcia enjoys going on adventures (in and outside of Houston) with Jason, her golden retriever and cooking Cajun food.

G.M. Bringhurst, DVM

Dr. Bringhurst is a 5th generation Houstonian who earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Texas A&M University in 1973. He and his wife have been married for 47 years. They have 2 children, 6 grandchildren, and 3 dogs – Hayden, Elsa, and Maddie. In their free time they enjoy hiking in national parks and photographing wildlife.

After owning his own practice for 44yrs, Dr. Bringhurst has joined Village Veterinary Clinic as an associate veterinarian to continue to what he loves; caring for animals in our community.

Courtney Low-Dougan, DVM

Dr. Low grew up in Corpus Christi, Texas. She is a 2012 graduate of Ross University, and spent her clinical year at Louisiana State University. She has been in general practice in Houston since graduation. Her passions lie in client education, geriatrics and dermatology. Dr. Low is married to Jonathan Dougan, and together they have three young children, Erin, Patrick, and William. They have 2 small dogs and 1 large cat. In her free time, Dr. Low enjoys spending time with her family, gardening, bees, butterflies, and dreams of another trip to Disney World!

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, spend most their time in College Station now and Dr Miller is the director of the Stevenson Center at Texas A&M University.

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.

Michael McFadden MS, DVM, DACVS

Board Certified in Small Animal Surgery

Dr. McFadden is a Houston native who was happy to move back home after his education and career path in various parts of the country. Following his residency Dr. McFadden spent several years as a clinical assistant professor at the University of Illinois teaching veterinary surgery to students, interns, and surgery residents. Following that he had been in a busy multi-specialty private practice until he was ready to pursue a new adventure by providing mobile veterinary surgery at practices in the Houston area.

He enjoys all aspects of veterinary surgery including routine and traumatic orthopedic disease, soft tissue surgery, and even surgical diseases in exotic pets. In addition to his clinical duties, he continues to publish case reports, scientific studies, review articles, and book chapters. He is also an active consultant on Veterinary Information Network (VIN) and enjoys the opportunity to reach out and help veterinarians from all over the world.

Dr. McFadden enjoys spending time with his “Mutley Crue” of rescue dogs and enjoys several other hobbies including SCUBA diving and playing and collecting guitars.

Mark Taylor MA, DVM, DACVR

Mark is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Radiology.

Prior to veterinary medicine, Mark received his Bachelor in Science in systematics and ecology from the University of Kansas in 1990. He stayed on to complete a 4 year Master of Arts in Botany (physiological plant ecology) in 1994. Changing directions, Mark applied to and graduated from Kansas State University with a doctorate in veterinary medicine in 1998. Anecdotally, he was the only botanist to have ever been admitted to veterinary medical doctorate program, which turned out to be very helpful on farms calls dealing with unusual toxicities. He worked many years as a general practitioner, became head of the emergency department for the largest specialty hospital in South East Florida, and then did mobile ultrasound along the Atlantic coast before moving to Virginia. Mark completed a residency in clinical nutrition from Virginia Polytechnic University in 2006 and became a consultant to Fresh Pet and Rayne Clinical Nutrition. While practicing as a clinical nutritionist and mobile sonographer in Washington DC, Virginia, and Maryland, and interim director for Sound Technologies, he was offered a residency in diagnostic imaging through Vital Rads and Texas A&M in 2016. Mark completed his residency in 2019 and became board certified in the same year.

Mark has written several publications in both botany and animal sciences. He has experience in all diagnostic modalities with a special interest in neuroimaging, echocardiography and abdominal ultrasounds.

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.


Practice Manager

Beth was born and raised in Michigan where she began her career working with animals. Always having pets in her life, she found her deep passion and love of advocating for animals working in the veterinary field. With over 25 years experience before joining our team, she started her veterinary career as a technician and worked her way through the ranks and comes with over 13 years experience as a Practice Manager. Before joining VVC, Beth was a Practice Manager at a Veterinary Clinic in Katy and Veterinary Hospital in Santa Fe, NM. Her love for Texas drove her to return home to Houston to join our team at VVC! The well-being of clients and pets, health of the practice, and support of her team leads Beth in her direction of management.


Operations Manager

Kate was born and raised right here in Houston. 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 (which also includes a crazy, torti-cat named Summer, a Great Pyrenees mix named Kimmy and a Great Dane named Axel).



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.





Hi! I’m Christen. I was born and raised in Houston and attended college at Texas A&M. After college, I came home to raise my family in my home town. I have three children; Grace, Hunter, and Johnathan. We have three large puppies and two adorable disabled kitties – Woodrow, Khaleesi, Dottie, Kit, and Luna. We also love to foster for various local rescue groups. I’ve been with my husband for almost twenty years and we love to travel the world together. I look forward to meeting you at the clinic and helping care for your furry loved ones.



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”.

Amanda, LVT


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 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.



Sarah Garcia is a veterinary technician aspiring to be a veterinarian. A lifelong animal lover and conservation advocate, she grew up right here in Houston and has worked at the Houston Zoo and several other clinics and animal rescues. Her path veered in an unexpected direction when she graduated with a Bachelor’s in Photojournalism from Boston University. She had planned to use this degree to follow her passion for nature photography but once she overcame her fear of needles and blood (yikes!), she knew she belonged working hands on with the animals she is so passionate about. In fact, she has a tiny zoo of her own at home: two dogs (Julia and Moose), three cats (Blueberry, Princess Peach, and Carrot), two rats (Aspen and Jasmine Plum), and a macaw (Ralphie). When she’s not working at the clinic, Sarah enjoys her free time by taking her pups to the dog park, leash training one of her cats, taking her rats on adventures to the bayou, and tending to her collection of plants and succulents.





Hi! My name is Caitlin, I grew up here in Houston, Texas! I absolutely love everything about animals, especially cats. I grew up in love with the big cats – Tigers, Lions, Cheetahs, Jaguars… you name it. My hobbies include modeling, video games, volunteering and cuddling with my 2 cats at home. I graduated from college in 2022, and I am currently on my journey to being a veterinarian! First step, getting into vet school! Wish me luck!!



Mauricio "Mau"


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.


Clinic Cat

Anyone who meets Max will first notice how gorgeous he is. Unfortunately, he knows it! This is Max’s kingdom and we are only here to serve him.