Welcome to
Villanow Animal Clinic

Your Local Veterinarian In Villanow!
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Our Mission

Amidst the picturesque landscapes of Northwest Georgia, Villanow Animal Clinic stands as a beacon of compassionate veterinary care. Our dedicated team of veterinarians and animal healthcare professionals is committed to providing comprehensive medical services for your beloved companions, from furry family pets to cherished farm animals. With a warm, small-town charm and an unwavering commitment to excellence, Villanow Animal Clinic sets the gold standard for animal care in the region.

Home Delivery Pharmacy

Meds mailed to your door!

Villanow Animal Clinic is pleased to provide medications
that can be delivered right to your door!








Meet our experienced team of
veterinary professionals

Come meet our compassionate and caring veterinary staff. We are excited to meet your furry family member

Dr. Kencade Sumner


Dr. Kencade Sumner

Dr. Kencade Sumner grew up locally, particularly around Rocky Face and Trion areas. He graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor in Animal Science in 2013. Before applying to Vet School, Dr. Sumner worked for us as an assistant for hours toward his application. Dr. Sumner then went on to get his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine in 2018. He worked locally before joining our team in May 2019, and later became a partner in the practice in January 2022. Dr. Sumner enjoys both large and small animals, and is available for in-office appointments and farm service calls. He and his wife, Brittni, have 2 girls: Hadley and Kennedy, and 2 dogs: Luke and Tuff. In his spare time, Dr. Sumner enjoys hunting, fishing, and Georgia Football.

Dr. Ava Talmage


Dr. Talmage

Dr. Ava Talmage is a 1993 graduate of the University of Georgia’s School of Veterinary Medicine. She has been practicing large and small animal medicine for more than 40 years. Her experience with farm animals and companion animals is an asset to VAC. She is also experienced in herbal medicine and is a certified Veterinary Acupuncturist. Dr. Talmage’s experience and wealth of knowledge are a testament to the quality of medicine VAC provides its patients.

Dr. Talmage enjoys spending time with her daughters and grandchildren and rides the trails on her trusted gaited pony, Levi.

Dr. Courtney Landers


Dr. Courtney Landers

Dr. Courtney Landers grew up in Tallahassee, Florida. She graduated from Berry College with a Bachelors in Animal Science in 2020 and University of Illinois School of Veterinary Medicine in 2024. Before vet school, she worked as a technician with Dr. Sumner at VAC. Dr. Courtney loves small and large animal medicine. She has two dogs: Denny and Tux. In her free time, she enjoys being outside, reading, and horseback riding.


Patient Reviews

Client Education Teaching Our Clients

We Offer A Variety Of Pet Wellness And Educational Materials To Ensure All Of Your Animal’s Health Care Needs Are Met.

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