Melanie Sanders - Office Manager
Melanie & 'Luki' the St. Bernard
Melanie came to work with the team in May of 2013. She is our office manager, and will be the first face you see when you come visit us. Melanie's naturally fun and spirited personality is a perfect fit for our team. Melanie is a huge animal lover. She sees the good in every situation and hopes the best for all our patients. When Melanie isn't at work with us, her passions are cooking, spending quality relaxation time with friends and family, and keeping in close touch with her family in California. Melanie shares her Twin Falls home with her husband Clayton of 20 years and their Rottweiler "Apollo" and kitty "Macy"
Ashley Pugmire, C.V.T.
Ashley & "Zeke' the Great Pyrenees
Ashley attended CSI's Veterinary Technology Program from 2005-2007. Once she graduated in May of 07' and passed her National Boards she became a Certified Veterinary Technician. Ashley has worked at KVH since 2006 and has seen our clientele grow. Like any girl Ashley loves the sun and the sand and is a shop-aholic! Ashley moved to Twin Falls from Soda Springs ID in 2005. She now shares her home with her husband Scott, daughter Reagyn , sons Camden and Lincoln, 2 Golden Retrievers "Winston" and "Maverik", a Yorkie "Harli", and two cats, "Maycee" and "Mater".
Belgica Saldana - Vet Assistant
Belgica joined our team in May of 2014. Bel (as we affectionately refer to her) came to us from Boise where she also worked in a busy Veterinary Hospital. She shares her Twin Falls home with her boyfriend Rolando, their daughter Layne (8), and sons Haidyn(4) and Dalex(1), her dog, a bischon named "Buddy, several chickens, ducks and 2 goats "Bluebell" and "Betzy"
Cherie Warr - Vet Assistant
Cherie began working for KVH in 2003. Prior to working here she owned her own beauty salon and was a hairdresser for 18 years. Cherie lives in Murtaugh to be close to her family who live in Burley. Cherie's love for animals has helped her accumulate her large family. She lives with her Shih-Tzu "Jasper", a Sheltie cross "Daisy", a Shih-Tzu cross "Benji" and a herd of cats. When she's not caring for her posse of pets, Cherie loves to spend time with family, her daughter Lisa and her three grandkids, Jazmine, Isaac, and David.
Lacey Anderson -Vet Assistant
Lacey joined our team in August of 2016. She lives in Buhl on a heifer ranch with her husband, Brad. Lacey has always loved animals and has been a great asset to our team. She has three boys Carson, Kolby and Kash. They have 4 dogs "Hope", "Zoey","Gauge" and "Howie" and 2 cats, "Zen" and "Kevin." When she's not at work you'll find her outdoors with her family, fishing, camping, or riding!
Maren McClellan, Veterinary Technician
Maren attended the Veterinary Technology program at BYU-Utah.She has been with Kimberly Vet since 2006.She and her husband Dustin have been married for 11 years.They have three daughters McKadie, Brindlie, Hollie and one son, Seamus. She stays very busy chasing her kids around.
Jessica Wirth, Veterinary Technician
Jessica started working at Kimberly Vet in January 2019. She has always had a passion for helping animals. She was a single mom all through college but went on to graduate from the College of Southern Idaho in May 2015 with an associates degree in Veterinary Technology. She went on to pass her National Board exam in December 2015. She has been working as a Veterinary Technician for 5 years. She lives in Twin Falls with David, her boyfriend of 3 years, and her daughters Emma 12 and Makaylee 8. They have 2 cats and 3 snakes.
Rachel Stanger, Veterinary Technician Student
Rachel started working with us January of 2019. She is a single mother with two children, Makinze and Valerie and lives in Hansen. She has a chocolate lab named Boo and always has a few cats and chickens around. She helps take care of our boarders and fills in for other vet techs when needed. She started the CSI Veterinary Technician program August in 2019. For fun, Rachel likes to run half-marathons and has a goal of running one in every state. She also loves to travel, be outdoors and be with family and friends.
Samantha Froelich, Vet Tech Student/Assistant
Samantha was born and raised in Kodiak, Alaska. She grew up surrounded by animals which is a big reason why she's always wanted to go into the Veterinary field. She and her husband, Emilio, moved to Idaho in May 2019 so she could attend the Veterinary Technology program at CSI. She started working for Kimberly Vet in August 2019. Sam and Emilio love anything outdoorsy from kayaking, hiking and fishing. They share their home in Kimberly with their two dogs "Rosco" and "Denali".