Emergency Services Management

Will Draper, DVM

Dr. Will Draper

CEO/Practice Director

Since 2001*

Dr. Will Draper grew up in Inglewood, California, and graduated from Morningside High School in 1984 before matriculating to Tuskegee University (4th generation) for both undergraduate and veterinary medical studies.  He was accepted to veterinary school after only 3 years of undergraduate studies; and received his DVM in 1991. He worked for a local practice before starting his own practice, The Village Vets, in 2001. He and his wife, Dr. Francoise Tyler,  have 4 children: son David, and daughters Tyler, Gabrielle, and Olivia.  They have 4 dogs (Max, Louie, Frank, and Etta James) and 2 cats (ZigZag and Charlemagne). He enjoys music, little league baseball, painting, and movies.

*Practice Partner

Donnie Langley

Practice Manager

Since 2001*donnie2
Donnie, is the Hospital Manager at The Village Vets of Decatur. He is also a partner in all three practices. He received his B.S. in Biology from Georgia State University in 1992 and worked with Dr. Draper for years before taking on the role of running the Decatur office. He and his wife Jennifer, a local radio broadcaster, live in Jefferson, GA and have a combination of 9 dogs, 4 cats and 2 pot- bellied pigs named Cookie and Scooter..
Donnie has been with the Decatur practice since it opened in 2001, but has worked with Dr. Draper since they both worked for a practice in Tucker, GA in the early 90's.
Donnie enjoys reading and cycling, but his passion is running; he usually gets in about 8 miles daily before most people even wake up. He enjoys discovering new running routes wherever he goes, and ran his first marathon in 2007.
*Practice Partner

Tomika Ludaway

Hospital Manager - After Hours Emergency

Since 2007


Tomika has been an animal lover as long as she can remember.   Originally from Columbus, clinic Ohio, it was there she began working in veterinary medicine after attending Kent State University as a pre-veterinarian Biology major.  Tomika‚Äôs immediate family is still in Ohio which includes her mother, father, an older brother, a younger sister, 1 niece, and 3 nephews.  After moving to Atlanta in 1996 she began working at various animal emergency practices.