Best Friends AHC

CASPER, WY 826042907

(130)723-5488 x9

About Our Staff 


Melanie B., CVT, Head Technician


Melanie is a Certified Veterinary Technician and our head technician. She grew up on a ranch in South Dakota and has loved and cared for many animals since she was very little. She graduated from Eastern Wyoming College with a degree in Veterinary Technology in 2002. She worked as a technician in Laramie before coming to Casper.  She has been at Best Friends since 2008. 
She loves working as part of a team to help people with their pets, assisting in surgery and with nursing care, and she really enjoys spoiling our clients' puppies.

Melanie is our head technician and ensures great patient care at every visit!  She is full of great tips and pet information- ask her anything!

Melanie is married to a wonderful husband and stays busy with church, vet tech association and family activities. Her family includes two very loved, overfed, and under-worked horses. Sage is a big, fat Morgan who will do anything for a cookie and Beanie Weanie is a cute and very sassy little Quarter Horse.  Her youngest is a Bernese Mountain Dog, named Mister Bojangles.  



Aaron T., Veterinary Assistant (Almost CVT!)


Born and raised here in Casper, Aaron has been caring for animals for most of his life.  In addition to the pets at home growing up, Aaron also worked at his mother’s boarding facility starting at age 7.  Aaron graduated from NCHS then moved on to join the United States Army.

Aaron served as a veterinary technician in the Army for 7 years, helping to treat Military Working Dogs and service members' pets.  Aaron served in: Fort Bragg NC, Camp Lejune NC, Naval Air Station Whidbey Island WA and spent a tour in Iraq. 

Aaron has been taking classes at Casper College his spare time between work and family. He is looking forward to finishing a degree...and maybe vet school.  He will combine book knowledge with the diverse experiences he has been fortunate to have.

Aaron’s Family consists of two children, his beautiful wife, and two rescues; Harley, a Great Dane and Tucker Beagle.

“They have been amazing to follow me all over the country, it’ll be nice to finally settle down with them in our hometown.” 




Allison A. , Receptionist


Alli is a wonderful smiling face both over the phone and in person!  She is a Casper native that has been a part time student at Casper College.  

She is an animal lover...especially kittens!  She has a menagerie of her own with 2 dogs (Pictured), Indie (Yorkie) and Stella (Pit Bull Terrier X) and 2 cats at home.  

She is a cat whisperer and whatever she says, they LOVE!  




 Cinda W. , Certified Veterinary Technician 


Cinda is a Casper native who is a lover of all animals large and small! She grew up with horses and dogs as her first pets. She has wanted to be a vet tech since elementary school and gained hands on knowledge through 4H activities.   

Cinda attended Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington for her veterinary Technology Degree.  

She loves to train dogs and has taught numerous obedience classes to both kids and adults. She has participated in AKC obedience shows. 

When not working, she's chasing a 2-legged boy...who is chasing after a Labrador! She does occasionally get to go hunting and camping and enjoy the Wyoming outdoors.  



Morgan C., Veterinary assistant 


Morgan is a Wyoming native with a love for animals.  She started with Best Friends as a kennel assistant and now is a wonderful addition to our treatment team as a veterinary assistant!  

She loves big dogs like Rose (pictured here), who is also a blood donor.  She also is a great cat whisperer.  

Morgan doesn't have much free time with pets and kids, but enjoys being outside and spending time with friends and family. 



Abbie S., Receptionist


Abbie is a Casper native. She graduated from Star Lane Center.  She is taking classes at Casper College.  She is exploring all options and enjoying school.  She is a busy lady with another full time job.  She always enjoys her "down time" working at Best Friends and spoiling our boarding pets!  

Abbie is pictured here with her 2 year old pug/Chihuahua mix named Harlee (she is even cuter in person!).