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 18 years and their Rottweiler "Apollo."
Ashley Pugmire C.V.T.
Ashley & 'Jake' the Golden Retriever
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 (7), and son Camden (4), Golden Retriever, Winston and two Yorkies "Kodi" and "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 5 year old daughter Layne, and son Haidyn (1), and her 2 dogs, a Chihuahua named 'Piolin' and a Bischon named "Buddy.
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 2 Shih-Tzus, "Tuffy" and "Maizie", a Sheltie cross "Daisy", a Shih-Tzu cross "Benji" and several 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 Zavid.
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 (12), Kolby (10) and Kash (5). They have 3 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 (9), Brindlie (6 ), and Hollie (5) 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 Russel, Veterinary Technician Student
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 and 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".