Emergency Services Veterinarians

Elaine Streithof, DVM


Since 2009

Dr. Elaine Streithof received her bachelor's degree at The University of Virginia and enjoyed a career as a graphic designer for several years before attending University of Georgia Veterinary School of Medicine.  She completed a small animal internship at Oklahoma State University in 2002 and has been an emergency and critical care clinician since then.  Dr. Streithof says she enjoys spending her spare time with her two dogs, "Annie" and "Gracie", three cats, "Fiona", "Wallace" and "Boots", and her fiance, Michael.

Joel Landrum, DVM


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Dr. Joel Landrum is originally from Los Angeles, CA. He was a chef for 10 years before entering The University of Georgia's College of Veterinary Medicine, where he graduated magna cum laude in 2009.  During his time at UGA, he was honored with top achievement awards in emergency and critical care, radiology, clinical pathology, and overall clinical proficiency.  Away from the clinic, Dr. Landrum enjoys spending time with his wife, Kim, son, Aidan , their 3 border collies and 3 cats.  Dr. Landrum is also an avid triathlete.

Amanda Slider, DVM


Since 2012

Dr. Amanda Slider received her bachelor's degree in Biology from Georgia Southern University. In 2009 she graduated from the University of Georgia’s College of Veterinary Medicine. She has an interest in emergency, critical care, feline, and shelter medicine. Her hobbies include scuba diving, water sports, traveling, snowboarding, and spending time with her family (including seven nieces and nephews). She and her husband, Chris, have two energetic orange tabby cats, Zeke and Kiah.

Kaleigh McVety, DVM

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Dr. Kaleigh McVety is a Tampa native who received her DVM from
University of Florida in May 2013. Recently married, cheap she resides in the Virginia-Highland area with her husband.  Her professional interests include ultrasound and surgery.  She also loves water sports and hiking.  She has a black lab, physician "Ace-Man", who she considers "the love of her life" (fortunately her husband understands and approves).


Alycia Cullen, DVM

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Dr. Alycia Cullen was born in Providence, RI, but spent her childhood split between Paris, France, and Lawrenceville, GA. In 2008, she graduated with her bachelor's degree in environmental biology from Columbia University. She attended the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine, and graduated with honors in 2012. She spent two years in general practice in southwest Virginia, and returned to Atlanta in 2014 to join The Village Vets team.

Dr. Cullen's special interests include emergency medicine and surgery. Her hobbies include singing, quilting, hiking, skiing, scuba diving, and reading. She lives in Decatur with her husband Ralph, their son Everett (10/14), and dog Dakota.