Meet The Team

David B Daniels, DVM

David B. Daniels, DVM, was born on March 30, 1966 in Miami, FL. He attended Westminster Christian School and Baylor University prior to receiving his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Mississippi State. He then went on to practice small animal medicine with his dad in Miami and purchased his first practice in Ormond Beach, FL. Dr. Daniels currently lives in Birmingham and owns Nall Daniels Animal Hospital & is a partner in San Juan Animal Hospital in Jacksonville, FL. He is a member of the AVMA and JCVMA. He has obtained 200 hours of continuing education. He enjoys orthopedic surgery, dermatology, cardiology, and he is trained in advanced echo cardiology. David B Daniels has been thoroughly trained in laparoscopic and endoscopic procedures. Dr. Daniels and his wife, Nina, have three children. His interests include golf, tennis, and reading. His family has two dogs, Otis and Henry, and two cats named Kitty and Sam. He and his family attend Mountain Brook Community Church.

Amy Dunaway, DVM

Amy Dunaway, DVM, was born June 27, 1984 in Madison, MS. After high school she attended Mississippi State University where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in 2006, followed by her DVM in 2010. Dr. Dunaway moved to Birmingham where she practiced small animal medicine for 3 years in Helena, AL before joining Nall Daniels in 2013. She enjoys internal medicine, dermatology, and diagnostic imaging. She currently resides in Hoover with her husband Chad, and their daughter, Ella.

Lauren Clark, DVM

Lauren Clark, DVM was born in May 1991 in Huntsville, Alabama. She attended the University of Alabama at Birmingham for undergrad, and received her bachelor's in Biology in 2013. Dr. Clark attended Auburn University for veterinary school and earned her DVM in 2017. She practiced emergency medicine at the Emergency and Specialty Animal Medical center for a year before starting at Nall Daniels. Interests include emergency medicine, ophthalmology, dermatology, and soft tissue surgery. Her hobbies include spending time with her pets, cooking, and she enjoys going to events around Birmingham. 

Emily Soto, DVM

Emily Soto is a Birmingham, AL native.  She fulfilled her lifelong dream of becoming a veterinarian in 2015, graduating from Auburn University, and has been practicing on species large and small ever since! She currently lives in Homewood with her husband Javier, their daughter Tessa who they just welcomed in February 2020, and their 4 large dogs.

In her free time, she enjoys cooking, traveling, and horseback riding.


Jamie is our licensed veterinary technician. Jamie attended Auburn University and has a degree in zoology/pre-vet. She has been at Nall Daniels since December 2000. She is blessed to have worked and learned directly from Dr. Nall! In her spare time she enjoys reading, Zumba, church choir and learning more about veterinary medicine!


Matt is originally from Homewood, Alabama and has been a part of the NDAH team since February 2007. Matt started as a kennel technician but, later, became a veterinary technician in 2010. Matt is a huge fan of Alabama football, watching movies, and reading comic books. Matt enjoys spending time with his four children: Brooklyn, Grafton, Emma, and Cole. Matt is also a dog dad to Bug (a dachshund), Cap (a beagle), and Trooper (a pitbull mix)! 


Ruben joined the Nall Daniels family in 2014. From his humble beginnings in the kennel, he soon became a Veterinary Technician. Whenever there is a patient who "doesn't like coming to the vet" or "doesn't like men", we send in Ruben to change their minds.
He enjoys traveling abroad, reading fantasy/sci-fi novels, studying Japanese, playing games, and rewatching The Office for the 374th time.


Julie has been a part of the Nall Daniels team since November of 2020. She graduated from Fort Valley State University in 2012 with a degree in Veterinary Technology, and became a licensed veterinary technician in the same year. This makes her an asset to the hospital team.

Originally from Auburn, she’s lived in Birmingham for 9 years with her special needs chihuahua Chicken Nugget and lab mix Romey! In her free time, Julie enjoys practicing yoga, hiking, and hanging at the dog park with Romey. On the weekends, she takes time to teach Sunday school classes.


Bonnie is from Hoover, Alabama and has been a receptionist at NDAH since January 2008. Bonnie is a devoted lover of wildlife and is even part of the Alabama Snake Removers team. In her spare time, Bonnie enjoys watching tv and hiking (but only when it is warm outside!) Bonnie is the proud mom to her two children, Kaden and Alexis. Bonnie is also the pet mom to 2 dogs (Linus and Cora), 4 cats (Jack, Nala, Onyx, and Oreo), 2 ducks (Frank and Susan), 1 rabbit (Mr. Buns), 2 turtles (Raphael and Michelangelo), 1 bearded dragon(Margot), and several snakes.

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Tiffany is from Warrior, Alabama and has been the kennel manager at NDAH since 2013. Tiffany is an avid Notre Dame fan and attends various sporting events throughout the year. Tiffany also loves running 5K’s and supporting numerous animal charities, but most importantly, Tiffany loves spending time with her husband, Michael, and daughter, Natalie. Tiffany is also a dog mom to Batman (a pitbull), Britain Grey (a lab mix), Rocky Balboa (a dachshund mix), John Rambo (a dachshund mix), Darby O’Gail (a rat terrier mix), and Piper (a dachshund)!

Ashley S.

Ashley is from Locust Fork, Alabama but now lives in Center Point, Alabama. Ashley has been a kennel technician at NDAH since November 2019. Ashley loves to cook and bake in her spare time. Ashley has 1 yellow tabby cat named Ronald Weasley. 


Kathy has been a groomer at NDAH since October 2012 but has been grooming for over 31 years! In her free time, Kathy enjoys experimenting with arts and crafts. Kathy’s hobbies include painting, knitting, and crocheting. Kathy is a huge animal lover and has several dogs and cats. She also has a bird, a rabbit, a guinea pig, and a potbelly pig!


Elaine joined the NDAH team in 2006 as a kennel technician and receptionist but left in 2012 to pursue a field in grooming. After 7 years, she has rejoined our team as one of our groomers! Elaine has a specialty in Asian Fusion Grooming. In the past, Elaine has also groomed and trained horses and she has a huge passion for special needs dogs. Elaine loves spending time with her two daughters and American Sign Language is big part of Elaine's everyday life since one of Elaine's daughters has profound hearing loss. Elaine is a proud dog mom to Fraggle, Hooch, Piper, and Baron!   


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