Sarah is a Registered Veterinary Technician, graduating from National American University in 2013. She has 5 amazing children with her husband of 8 years. They have been blessed with 3 girls and 2 boys ranging from preschool age to middle school age, which keeps them both very busy! Sarah and her family also have 3 blue heelers. Animals have always had a special place in her heart and she feels fortunate to be with the ACVH team! In her spare time, Sarah likes to spend her free hours hiking, kayaking, boating, reading, painting, going to church and watching her children grow and play basketball.
Mysti graduated from National American University in 2018 with an associates in Veterinary Technology. She has always loved animals, especially her two dogs Thor and Silver. She has lived in Rapid City for most of her life and enjoys spending time with her son and family, going to the lake, golfing, snowboarding, and enjoying the outdoors.
Hailing from East Haven, Connecticut, Lauren moved here in 2014 after taking a cross country trip and falling in love with the Rapid City area. She has been working with animals since 2005 and has loved every second of it. Animal medicine is her true passion. She also enjoys painting, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.
Kippy attended National American University, and graduated with a Diploma in Veterinary Assisting in May 2008. Her intentions were to continue education into Veterinary Technology, but decided to join the Air Force. After a few years in the Air Force, she returned to Rapid City. In August 2013, she joined our staff here at All Creatures Veterinary Hospital. Kippy loves to spend time in the Black Hills with her husband, daughter, and 3 dogs.
Layla joined our team in 2021 and as a Check-In Tech, her smiling face will greet you and your pet at the door and help you into an exam room. Layla was raised around all kinds of animals and has always had an affinity for them—especially exotic pets! She’s always ready to help out and loves doing what she can to make sure you and your pet feel welcome and comfortable while at our hospital. When she’s not working, Layla enjoys hiking, swimming, biking, and spending time with her family and pets, which include two sugar gliders and her Chihuahua/Pomeranian/Dachshund mix CCino.
Morgan grew up in Moorhead, Minnesota where she previously worked at another veterinary clinic. She recently moved to the Black Hills in September 2020 and wanted to continue working in Veterinary Medicine. Animals have always been her passion. She currently has 3 dogs, 3 cats, and 5 horses of her own. In her free time she likes to go hiking, hunting, fishing and rodeoing.
Kelly is a colorful individual who is passionate about everything she does. Previously an Esthetician and current Youtuber, Kelly dropped everything and decided to pursue a career with animals! She has a soft spot for all poodle mixed dog breeds but loves working with animals of all kinds, and will be attending school for Veterinary Technology in the fall. Kelly, her husband, and their two dogs spend free time hiking, camping, and enjoying all things nature.
Hayly is from a small town in Northeast Wyoming, consisting of ranches and oil. She grew up raising and showing livestock which quickly sparked a passion for agriculture and all of God's creatures. Her and her husband currently have two German Shepherds and two quarter horses. The Black Hills offers all of the things she loves, such as camping, hiking and horseback riding. Hayly also loves to create art in her spare time!
Frankie started at All Creatures in April, and has been thriving as one of our Veterinary Technician Assistants. Her calm demeanor and helpful attitude has been a great addition to the team. After receiving her bachelor's degree from Black Hills State University, she decided to further her education and is currently pursuing an associate's degree in Veterinary Technology. Frankie's love for animals began early on, and when she was a teenager, she began to look into careers in animal medicine. When she isn't at work, you may find her with her husband and 2 dogs: Doc, the 12-year-old Red Heeler mix, and Argo, the border collie puppy. They are avid hikers, and Frankie loves spending time outside in the garden.
Brian realized his love for animals when he was 8 years old watching Steve Irwin. Because of his longtime love of animals, Brian was always destined for a career in pet care. A certified Veterinary Assistant, Brian has a menagerie of animals at home. He has three cats and two dogs, including a golden retriever that lives for a tennis ball and a Husky that enjoys giving high fives! When he isn't working, you may find Brian hiking with the dogs or hanging with his wife at the movies and Texas Roadhouse.
Richelle has always adored animals, and before pursuing a career in animal care, she spent her time creating art in college. Richelle has been an asset to the All Creatures team, striving to learn more each day and ensuring the animals receive the proper care and attention. Richelle plays with her cat, named Bruce Wayne, or gets creative through playing the piano or craft projects in her free time. She is a lover of the outdoors and enjoys camping, hiking, and kayaking.
Cass Dwyer is a mother of two and a receptionist for Dr. Falcon at All Creatures Veterinary Hospital. She loves animals and has always wanted to work with them one way or another. Cass has lived in Rapid City the majority of her life and she is also an artist who has sold a few paintings in town but lately she just focuses on her kids and job, which she loves.