Meet Our Team

Meet the Veterinarians and team at our Vaughn Road location. Contact us today to speak to one of our caring staff members.

Our Doctors

Dr. Cade Armstrong, DVM

Owner/Partner

Dr. Armstrong is a 2003 graduate of Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine. He grew up in Montgomery, and returned in 2005 after 2 years of practicing veterinary medicine in Thomasville, Georgia. His special interests include orthopedic and soft tissue surgery, internal medicine, and preventative medicine. He is very active in the community, and works with Service Dogs of Alabama, and Hope Inspired Ministries. He and his wife Aynsley have 4 children (Mary Weldon, Greer, Martha, and Harris) and five dogs (Buck, Pixie, Tootsie, Coal, and Val).

Dr. Scott Welch, DVM

Owner/Partner

Dr. Welch is a native of the River Region, and a 2002 graduate from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. From 2002-2010 he was a partner at North Florida Animal Hospital, one of the largest small animal practices in the Southeast. Dr Welch decided to return back to Alabama in 2010 and started up a new practice, Chantilly Veterinary Clinic. He merged his practice with MVA in September 2015 and started his partnership with Dr. Armstrong. He is married to his wife Kay and they have 3 boys, Braxton, Brewer, and Hampton. They also have two dogs, and one cat. Outside of practice, Dr. Welch enjoys time at the lake, family time, watching his kids sports, and Auburn football.

Dr. Matthew Tanaka, DVM

Veterinarian

Dr. Tanaka is a 2010 graduate of The University of Alabama, and received his B.S. in Business Administration with a minor in Computer Technology. He then attended Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine, where he graduated in 2017. He grew up in Montgomery, and now lives in Cecil, AL. His special interests include orthopedic & soft tissue surgery, internal medicine, and ultrasonography. He and his dog Fisher are inseparable, and enjoy being outdoors!

Dr. Courtney Tanner, DVM

Veterinarian

Dr. Tanner is a 2019 graduate of Tuskegee University College of Veterinary Medicine. She also received her Bachelors of Animal, Poultry, & Veterinary Sciences from Tuskegee.
Dr. Tanner grew up in Holtville, AL and now resides in Pike Road with her husband, 3 dogs, and 2 cats. They also have a herd of cows, 2 goats and chickens.
Her special interests include dentistry and dermatology. Dr. Tanner enjoys the outdoors, being at the river, and DIY projects.

Our Care Team

Jessica

Office Manager

Autumn

Client Care Coordinator

Katie

Client Care Coordinator

Avelia

Client Care Coordinator

Jessica

Client Care Coordinator

Wayne

Veterinary Technician Team Lead

Kelsie

Veterinary Technician

Rissa

Veterinary Technician

Whitney

Veterinary Technician

Chashtin

Veterinary Technician

Duane

Kennel Attendant

Andrea

Kennel Attendant

Andrew

Kennel Attendant

Rebecca

Kennel Attendant

Ai'Shea

Kennel Attendant

Summer

Kennel Attendant

Corinna

Groomer