Village Veterinary Clinic

Village Veterinary Clinic is a full-service veterinary medical facility serving the Auburn and Opelika, Alabama and surrounding areas. We offer advanced veterinary care in a caring environment.

The professional and courteous staff at Village Veterinary Clinic seeks to provide the best possible preventive, medical, surgical, and dental care for our highly-valued patients. We are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, preventive health care, and health-related educational opportunities for our clients.

Please take a moment to contact us today to learn more about our veterinary practice and to find out further information about how Village Veterinary Clinic can serve the needs of you and your cherished pet.

Our Mission
The mission of the Village Veterinary Clinic is to provide the highest quality medical and surgical care to our patients in the most convenient and economical manner possible.

We want to be known not only as a center for animal welfare information, but also as a business that seeks to improve the living conditions of our human neighbors through our community involvement as well.
 

  • Mon-Fri: 7:30am - 5:30pm
  • Sat, Sun: Closed
  • Emergency Services:
  • AU Veterinary Teaching Hospital (334) 844-4690
  • Phone answered 24 hours a day.
  • Dan Kuykendall

    Veterinarian
    Dr. Dan Kuykendall graduated from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine in June 1996. Upon graduation he first practiced with Dr. Grady Lanier in Ocala, Fl. In 1997, he moved to Birmingham to work with Hoke Animal Clinic and Green Springs Animal Clinic. He was raised in Opelika and returned to the area in 1999 after purchasing Village Veterinary Clinic from its founder. He and his wife, Meredith, have two daughters, Emory and Elizabeth. His four-legged companions are Molly and Coach (dogs) and Lola (cat). He enjoys golfing and woodworking and his professional interests include surgery and dermatology.


    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1996
    Education:
    Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine
    Interests:
    Golfing, woodworking, surgery, dermatology
  • Chip Kuykendall

    Veterinarian
    Dr. Chip Kuykendall graduated from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine in June 1994.Upon graduation he practiced with Drs. Marcus Martin, David Kuykendall and Tom Dawkins in Birmingham, Al. In 1996, he and his wife Joan moved to Clearwater, Fl where they purchased Court Street Animal Hospital .They owned the practice until June of 2015 when they sold it and moved back to Auburn. They have 3 children, Ana, Aaron and David as well as Megan their Shetland Sheepdog. Hobbies include following Auburn football, soccer and reading.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1994
    Education:
    Auburn Univeristy College of Veterinary Medicine
    Interests:
    Auburn football, soccer and reading
  • Liz Kuykendall

    Office Manager
    Liz Hickman Kuykendall was born and raised in Pigeon Creek, a small community in Butler County Alabama. She graduated from Greenville High School in 1960 and from Auburn University in 1963. She was married to Dan Kuykendall Sr. for 43 years. Dan and Liz moved to Opelika, Alabama in 1970 with their two children, Kathy and Dan II, who is Village Veterinary Clinic's own Dr. K.

    Liz now has four grandchildren, Maggie, Jackson, Emory and Libby, and two great grandsons, Nathan and Cade, who are the loves of her life.

    Liz joined the staff of Village Veterinary Clinic as office manager in July of 2006. Working with the young people employed here is very rewarding, but can be challenging at times. In her free time Liz plays golf and loves Auburn Basketball.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2006
    Interests:
    Golfing and Auburn Basketball
  • Teigha

    Teigha (pronounced TEE- UH) is from Alexander City, AL. She graduated from Benjamin Russell HS in 2005. She received a degree in PreVet Animal Sciences from Auburn University in 2011. She completed her LVT(Licensed Veterinary Technician) degree from Jefferson State Community College in 2013. She worked at Alexander City Veterinary Clinic since 2007. Teigha moved to Lanett and began working here at VVC in January of 2016. She is married to  Matt and they have one daughter, Cheyenne and three dogs (Lily, Rosemary and Copper)  and four cats (Pemchoke, Scratchy, Ava and Stormy). Her hobbies  include spending time with family, cooking and the outdoors.                 
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2007
    Education:
    Auburn University and Jefferson State Community College
    Interests:
    Family,cooking and the outdoors
  • Riley

    Riley is from Mobile, AL.
    He graduated from Theodore HS in 2010. He worked at Theodore Veterinary hospital for 4 years before moving to Auburn in 2015. He started working at Village Veterinary Clinic in August 2015. His hobbies include gaming, fishing and hunting.                
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2015
    Interests:
    Gaming,fishing and hunting
  • Rose

    Rose is from Oxford,AL.
    She graduated Oxford HS in 2010. She received a degree in Studio Art from Auburn University in 2015. She began working here at VVC in 2016. Her hobbies are traveling, hiking and camping. She owns a dog and two cats.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2016
    Education:
    BFA Auburn University
    Interests:
    travel,hiking and camping
  • Taylor

    Taylor is from Peabody,MA
    Taylor graduated from Bishop Fenwick High School in 2014. She received a degree in Medical Laboratory Science from Auburn University in 2018. She started working at Village Veterinary Clinic in 2017. Her hobbies are reading and cooking. She owns a French bulldog named Toby.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2017
    Education:
    BS Auburn University
    Interests:
    reading and cooking
  • Lina

    Lina is from  Fairfax, VA
    Lina graduated from GW Community School in 2004. She attended Northern Virginia Community College. She began working here at VVC in early 2016. She has years of experience in a dog kennel facility along with professional dog trainers. Her hobbies include reading, video games and training her dog  in her spare time. She has two dogs Cassandra and Isabella.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2016
    Interests:
    reading,video games and dog training
  • John Henry

    John Henry is  from Birmingham,AL
    John Henry graduated from Oak Mountain HS in 2017. He is currently attending Southern Union with plans to become a veterinarian. His hobbies include kayaking and hanging out with friends. 
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2017
    Interests:
    kayaking and hanging with friends
  • Victoria

    Victoria is from  Auburn,AL
    Victoria graduated from Auburn High School in 2011. She recently graduated  Auburn University dental assistant program with plans to attend UAB Dental Hygiene school. Her hobbies include hiking, cooking and playing with her 2 dogs, Big Jack and Little Jack. 
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2017
    Interests:
    pets,hiking and cooking
  • JT the clinic cat

    JT joined us late in the summer of 2018. He was previously a stray kitten that we were lucky enough to add as a member of the VVC family. He is quite fond of chasing things, playing with toys and loves to cuddle. Be sure and ask to say hello to him when you are here.
    Years in Practice:
    Sep 27, 2018