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

    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
    Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine
    Golfing, woodworking, surgery, dermatology
  • Chip Kuykendall

    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
    Auburn Univeristy College of Veterinary Medicine
    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
    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 (Samantha, Scratchy, Ava and Stormy) . Her hobbies  include spending time with family , cooking and the outdoors                 
    Years in Practice:
    Apr 13, 2016
    Auburn University and Jefferson State Community College
    Family,cooking and the outdoors
  • Chelsea

    Chelsea is from Hope, AR. She graduated from Spring Hill HS in 2010.She received an AA from UACCH in 2012. She moved to Auburn in 2012 and began her work in the veterinary field in Fall of 2014 with us here at VVC. She is currently working towards completion of her Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT) degree from Jefferson State Community College via the distance learning program. Her planned completion is Spring of 2017. Chelsea is married to Corey and they have two dogs, Rango and Charlie. Her hobbies include reading and watching movies.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2014
    AA from UACCH
    Reading and watching movies
  • 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
    Gaming,fishing and hunting
  • Megan

    Megan is from Fairhope,Al and graduated from Fairhope HS in 2014.Currently ,she is studying Microbiology PreVet at Auburn University. She previously has worked at Fairhope Animal Clinic since 2012.Her future plans are to attend veterinary school here at Auburn. She has a Boykin Spaniel  named Mallie.  Her hobbies include horseback riding, wakeboarding and running.                   
    Years in Practice:
    Apr 20, 2016
    Horseback riding, Wakeboarding and running