Our Team

Dr. Rani Kamal, Medical Director

She is a 2007 graduate from Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine in Tuskegee, Alabama. She also attended undergraduate school at Tuskegee University earning a degree in Animal and Poultry Science.

Dr. Rani Kamal has been practicing over 13 years as a small animal veterinarian. In addition, she serves in the United States Army Reserve as a Field Veterinary Officer. She has worked at various hospitals, which includes: Emergency Clinics, Feline Specialty Clinic, Animal Shelters, Spay and Neuter clinics, and Small Animal Clinics. She has previous experience as a Medical Director and enjoys the business aspect of growing plus maintaining a veterinary clinic. Her ultimate passion is helping pets by improving their lives through veterinary medicine and being an advocate for their health.

She joined us from Houston Texas, to be closer to family and gain their support in raising her two boys, Carter and Caleb. In her free time, she enjoys traveling and spending as much time as she can with her two sons. Dr. Kamal, loves equestrian events and horseback riding, plus running and exercising in her free time.

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DR. BARRETT MANN

Dr. Mann was born and raised in Birmingham and attended college at the University of Richmond in Virginia. She came back to Alabama to attend Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine and graduated Summa Cum Laude in 2007. She has been practicing at Cahaba Valley since 2007. Her professional interests include ultrasound and internal medicine. Dr. Mann and her husband Taylor have a son, Thomas, two Labradors, Levi and Betty, and a cat, Jinx. She is a member of the Service Guild of Birmingham, an organization supporting The Bell Center for Early Intervention Programs. Dr. Mann enjoys running, backpacking, and travel.

“My daily goal as a veterinarian is to practice from the heart with empathy and compassion. I strive for my patient and clients to feel supported especially in challenging situations.”

Dr. TONY WRIGHT

Dr. Wright received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1985. He began his career in Guntersville, AL, in a mixed animal practice where his patients included not only dogs and cats but horses, cattle, and other farm animals. He joined Cahaba Valley Animal Clinic in December of 1999. Dr. Wright has also been a part-time emergency clinician for the past 18 years. He enjoys golf, a good book, and hanging out with his grandkids. He and his wife, Delaine, have two dogs, two cats, fish, and a turtle.

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Katherine Estes, Practice Manager

Katherine has worked in a plethora of hospitals with her positions ranging from kennel attendant, doggy daycare attendant, kennel associate, receptionist, veterinary assistant, office manager, and now practice manager. She has worked with various veterinarians in mobile, emergency and specialty care, livestock, holistic, and general practices. Katherine’s main focus in veterinary medicine has been in feline and canine nutrition and behavior modification for the past decade and she still continues to research any new and upcoming research in these fields.

Katherine has 7 domestic pets: 1 small terrier named Ka and 6 cats named: Tybalt, Gambit, Tiger Lily, Star Kiss, Twinkie, and Nyota Uhura. In her spare time she loves to write lyrics, compose original piano pieces, sing, and tend to the care of her furry family. Katherine recently moved to Birmingham, AL to be closer to family and help tend to the care of her grandmother. Her main goal as a practice manager is to establish a culture of family amongst her team and ensure that quality care is provided for patients and clients alike.

VICKI GRAHAM, Veterinary Technician

Vicki first entered the veterinary field in 2010 at CVAC. She is currently pursuing her Applied Associate’s of Science Degree in Veterinary Technology at Jefferson State Community College to become an LVT. Vicki loves educating clients about preventive services like vaccines and Senior Wellness. She also loves caring for exotic birds! When she’s not providing excellent care for your animals or studying, she enjoys riding her Harley Davidson motorcycle, scuba diving, or shooting at the gun range.

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MEGAN STOFFREGEN, veterinary technician

Megan joined the CVAC team in the summer of 2016. Her work at Cahaba Valley inspired her to pursue an education in veterinary medicine. In her down time, she enjoys hanging out with her dogs and reading comic books. She is an avid Harry Potter fan.

ARLEEN OWENS-MCCULLOUGH, groomer

Arleen is the Groomer here at CVAC, and she wouldn’t want to be anywhere else! She has been grooming at Cahaba Valley Animal Clinic for 15 years.

When Arleen is not at the clinic, she likes to go kayaking. She enjoys to be out on the water with the ducks, fish, turtles, and birds, and loves being surrounded by nature.

"I treat my grooms like they are my own while they are here, and I treat my clients like I would want to be treated. We have everything here for all of your needs, from prescription diets to teeth cleaning, medical care, and senior care. Come and meet our staff and doctors and you will see why I love it here. Maybe you will love us too!"

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