Best Friends Animal

3163 Prospector Drive
Casper, WY 82604

(307)235-4889

www.bestfriendsanimalhealthcenter.com

About Our Veterinarians

 

Dr. Megan Okes Best Friends Animal Helath Center in Casper, WY

Dr. Megan Okes, DVM

Dr. Megan Okes is a 2007 graduate from Colorado State University's school of Veterinary Medicine. She is originally from Lakewood, CO. Her passion to become a veterinarian developed very early. She spent her free time riding her bicycle to her family's veterinarian in order to volunteer. She continued working in various positions in veterinary clinics until she graduated high school and left for Montana State University. She graduated with her Bachelors of Science in Biotechnology. She then proceeded to earn a Masters Degree in Anatomy and Physiology from Colorado State University. After completion of her Masters Degree she was accepted into Colorado State University's College of Veterinary Medicine were she earned her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine. She practiced as a mixed animal veterinarian in Gillette, WY before coming to Casper. 

Dr. Megan has a strong interest in diagnostic medicine as well as internal medicine. She has completed numerous credits in diagnostic abdominal and cardiac ultrasound.  She is skilled at minimally invasive diagnostics, including ultrasound-guided biopsies. She has also developed a strong interest in pain management for her patients.

In her free time, Dr. Megan chases her small children on hikes, fishing, camping and attempts to take pictures of it all!

 

Dr. Brady Okes Best Friends Animal Health Center in Casper, WY

Dr. Brady Okes:

Dr. Brady Okes began his interest in veterinary Medicine at an early age. He is a Casper native whose family bred and raised Labrador retrievers (and many other family dogs).  He worked as a veterinary assistant in Casper during his summers.  He completed his Bachelors degree in Biotechnology at Montana State University while working as a veterinary research technician. After Graduation, he began working in the Veterinary Immunology lab performing research on several diseases of livestock.

Dr. Brady was accepted into Colorado State University's Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine Program where he earned his DVM degree in 2006. Dr. Brady worked as a mixed animal practitioner in Gillette, WY after his graduation.

Dr. Brady has a strong interest in orthopedics, surgery, sports medicine and lameness. He has completed additional training in orthopedic surgery including bone plating for fracture repair and cruciate (ACL) ligament repair.
 

When away from the clinic, Dr. Brady is an avid hunter, outdoorsman and fly fisherman.  His bait fishing has improved recently with his little helpers!


Dr. Jana Brown 

Dr. Jana is a Washington State DVM graduate, who is originally from Casper. She worked in kennels here at Best Friends before being accepted into veterinary school.  She was Active in 4-H here in Casper competing with dogs, cats, and horses.  She has a Bachelor's Degree in Animal Science from the University of Wyoming. 

Dr. Jana worked in the clinical pathology lab as an emergency lab technician during veterinary school.  This fueled her interest in internal medicine.  She also enjoys pathology, reproduction and sports medicine. 

Dr. Jana has 2 dogs and horses that keep her busy and spending time outside whenever possible.