Syeelah Stoessel

Veterinary Assistant

Ebony Terrell

Veterinary Receptionist

Ebony grew up on the west side of Atlanta, and is right at home here at West End Animal Wellness Center.  On top of being a wonderful receptionist, Ebony runs her own candle and body scents business, affectionately named after her daughter, Carmen Alyssa (The Alyssa Collection).  When she's not spending time with her family and friends, Ebony also pet sits for clients at home. She's been in the veterinary field since 2008; and has been trained in reception and technical work. Ebony also enjoys talking to, and building relationships with clients. 


Always positive and smiling, Tariq started as a volunteer at West End Animal Wellness Center, and worked his way up to being a veterinary assistant. Tariq is a graduating senior at Morehouse College, and will hopefully be starting veterinary school in the near future. He enjoys traveling around the world, and learning about new cultures. Tariq also volunteers for Get Your Goat Rentals; taking care of the herding dogs, and goats. When he's not working with animals, Tariq loves song writing and producing music. 

Dr. Miraida Rivera DVM

Associate Veterinarian

 Dr. Rivera received her doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from St. George’s University in Grenada, W.I. with clinical training at University of Cornell in Ithaca, NY.  Following graduation, she spent one year as an intern of small animal medicine and surgery in West Hartford, CT at a referral and specialty hospital. She has always strived to educate herself in multiple alternative modalities in order to offer the best medicine to her patients. Her strong passion for Holistic Veterinary Medicine led her to pursue studies in Veterinary acupuncture at the renowned Chi Institute in Florida.

Our Team

West End Animal Wellness Center is privileged to be able to depend on the strengths and specialized knowledge of our compassionate veterinary team.


You will never be left in the dark regarding the health of your pet. Our team always provides education regarding possible treatments and lifestyle changes in order to allow you to make informed decisions regarding the care of your pets.

Tariq Raines

Veterinary Assistant

Jordan Parrish Brown 

Veterinary Technician

Our very own military member (Spc. E4) Jordan has always loved animals and had an optomistic outlook on life. After attending Atlanta Metropolitan College, Jordan made a permenant career decision to become a veterinary technician. She has worked at several practices in the Atlanta area, however, she has found a home with us here at West End Animal Wellness Center. Jordan is an avid skater, pianist, and music lover.

Jasmin Madden 

Veterinary Technician

Veterinary technician Jasmin comes to us with a wealth of experience in emergency, critical care, and intensive care. She has worked in the veterinary field for over 13 years. Working at one of the premier specialty practices in Atlanta, Jasmin has honed her veterinary technical skills, and has been a great addition to the team. Always finding ways to make the team laugh is definitely one of her specialties as well. Jasmin has a growing family, including 2 small children who keep her on her toes. She has a goal of achieving her degree in business, and starting her own company.  Her personal passions include outdoor activities and thrill seeking.

Amber Chinga

Veterinary Receptionist

Native New Yorker Amber has lived in Atlanta for over 12 years. She has worked in doggy day care, and has now transitioned into the reception position. Amber has a beautiful chocolate lab named Chip, and aspires to own a great dane mix one day.  She really loves working with animals, and is glad to have made this career choice. Amber is also a business owner (Custom Creations), and enjoys photography and doing make up.

Kierra Rivers

Veterinary Technician

Born and raised in Atlanta, GA, Kierra comes from a large family (she has 3 sisters). Kierra attended Tuskegee University, majoring in Animal Science, and has aspirations of being a small and exotic animal veterinarian.  She has experience working in emergency and critical care, as well as day practice. Kierra specializes in having a positive attitude and great bedside manner. When she's not at work, Kierra enjoys eating, traveling, and exploring new adventures.

Appointments
(404) 588-5001

Syeelah (affectionately called "Sy") has a passion for taking care of animals, which started when she was very young.  As a child, she assumed the role of caretaker for her own pets (a cat, dog, snake, and bird). Sy has an ultimate goal of being a veterinarian, and was the president of the Pre Vet Club during her time at Georgia State University.  Sy has even studied abroad in Cuprus; taking various classes related to animal health.  After graduating from college, Sy started volunteering in the animal industry, and used the knowledge she gained to become a veterinary assistant.  During her down time, Sy enjoys creative writing, traveling, and spending time with her cat Rosie, and dog Poppy.

Dr. Ashley T. Randall DVM

Owner, Veterinarian


Dr. Randall graduated from Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2009.  She has been practicing small animal medicine for over 10 years.  Dr. Randall has been featured on several local news shows (Fox 5 and CBS 46) as the veterinary expert on a host of topics.  She has also participated in several informative web series from ask.com on pet health care. When she's not practicing medicine, Dr. Randall enjoys watching football, running, and spending time with her husband Trevor, daughter Emery, and dog Maalox.