Christopher A Church D.V.M. and Brooke
Dr. Church was a volunteer at the Cheyenne Pet Clinic prior to entering college. He is a University of Wyoming alumnus and he graduated with honors from Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1993. He has been practicing at the Cheyenne Pet Clinic since 1995. He is a proud member of the American Animal Hospital Association, American Veterinary Medical Association, University of Wyoming Alumni Association, and the Wyoming Veterinary Medical Association.
Brooke is originally from Florida, and moved to Cheyenne in 1995. She is a nurse and was a paratrooper in the United States Army. Chris and Brooke have owned Cheyenne Pet Clinic since 2010, and Brooke was the master mind behind their new hospital in 2015. They are proud supporters of the Cheyenne Animal Shelter, The Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce, Boys and Girls Club, and many other local organizations. They have four children: Joshua, and triplets Brenton, Jessica, and Coleden. They have 4 animals that are the same age and were acquired within 2 weeks of each other as babies. Gizmo and Simba, the cats, as well as Baloo, and Mowgi, the Pomeranian. They are proud to own a small business in Cheyenne!
Sarah Crystal D.V.M
Dr. Crystal was born in Washington D.C. but spent most of her adult life in Colorado. She received her B.A. from Colorado State University in 2001 and explored a few other careers before returning to Colorado State for her M.S. and DVM degrees. During her schooling she volunteered with the local animal shelter and with World Vets, an organization that provides veterinary services to disadvantaged countries. She graduated in 2015 and headed straight to Cheyenne Pet Clinic, where she has remained since.
Her professional interests include surgery and medicine, but her favorite aspect of veterinary medicine is helping the people who love their pets. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Wyoming Veterinary Medical Association, and American Animal Hospital Association. Eventually she would like to volunteer overseas again.
Outside of work Dr. Crystal is a proud mother to one daughter, Ayla. They love to camp, ski, and travel together. Their only pet is a betta fish named Sven.
Elizabeth Topliff D.V.M., MS, cVMA
Dr. Topliff was born and raised in San Francisco. Her undergraduate studies were in Music and NPB/Neurobiology, Physiology & Behavior at UCLA and UC Davis. She worked as a small animal receptionist and veterinary technician from 2002-2010 before going back to school for her veterinary doctoral (DVM) studies at Tufts University in Massachusetts.
After graduating, she was a livestock intern in the Teaching Hospital at Colorado State University, where she stayed to complete a clinical masters thesis (MS) in collaboration with the USDA's National Wildlife Research Center. Special interests in surgery, infectious disease, endocrinology, and pain management have also lead her to earn a certificate with Medical Acupuncture for Veterinarians (cVMA).
In her free time, she enjoys running, live music, snowboarding, cooking, hiking, and traveling with friends, family, and her fiancé, Jason.
Kaytie Magrum D.V.M., CVMA
Dr. Magrum was born in Boise, Idaho but was raised in Casper, Wyoming. She knew from childhood that she wanted to be a veterinarian. After graduating as valedictorian in high school, she obtained a Bachelor's degree in Animal and Veterinary Science as well as a music minor from the University of Wyoming. She then obtained her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Colorado State University. She has also completed the Medical Acupuncture for Veterinarians courses (CVMA).
Dr. Magrum is very interested in preventative medicine, pain management, surgery, oncology, pet hospice care, and dermatology. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Wyoming Veterinary Medical association and the American Animal Hospital Association.
Dr. Magrum has been rescuing animals since childhood. During veterinary school she was also very involved in a rescue run by veterinary students. They focused on saving dogs from euthanasia lists at high kill shelters across the country. She and her husband personally fostered dozens of these dogs until they found good homes, of which they are extremely proud. They continue to foster dogs to this day off of the kill lists.
Her husband, Ryan, is an arborist in town. They have four rescue dogs of their own (Shasta, Jaya, Wesson, and Aggie), a salamander (Andromeda), and a tarantula (Trinity). When she is not working or spending time with her family, Dr. Magrum enjoys playing her cello, playing her guitar, bowling, gardening, reading and writing. She is happy to be home in Wyoming.
Rebecca Duden D.V.M.
Dr. Rebecca Duden spent most of her childhood living in Marietta, Georgia. She completed her undergraduate studies in animal science at Berry College, a liberal arts school in north Georgia. She then graduated with honors from Michigan State University's College of Veterinary Medicine in 2017. She has wanted to be a veterinarian since she was 3-years-old. Her main clinical interests include internal medicine, preventive medicine, cardiology, and geriatric care. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Wyoming Veterinary Medical Association, and the American Animal Hospital Association.
Dr. Duden's husband, Chris, also graduated from Michigan State University in 2017 with his degree in history and is now an AVID tutor at Carey Junior High School while he pursues his Master's in secondary education. They spend their free time raising their daughter, Abigail, who has inherited her mother's love for animals. The Duden household is rounded off with a loveable, former-stray cat named Zak, and a younger cat named Wicket that was rescued as a kitten by our veterinary technicians. In her free time, Dr. Duden enjoys relaxing with Chris and Abigail, napping, playing viola, and reading. She is happy to call Wyoming home and looks forward to meeting new clients & patients!
Leigh Farrell D.V.M.
Dr. Leigh Farrell grew up in Jackson, Wyoming and attended the University of Wyoming where she obtained a bachelor's degree in Zoology. She then graduated from Colorado State University with a doctorate in veterinary medicine in May 2017. Dr. Farrell's main veterinary interests include internal medicine, preventative medicine, and dermatology.
Dr. Farrell loves all outdoor activities including mountain biking, camping, skiing, and rafting. She enjoys life with her wonderful husband, Mick, and sweet dog, Kip.
Jayce Calhoon D.V.M.
Dr. Calhoon was born and raised in Oregon. After graduating from high school he received a swimming scholarship that brought him to the University of Wyoming where he obtained a Bachelor's degree in Animal and Veterinary Science. While on the UW swimming and diving team he met his lovely wife Morgan and in 2012 they were fortunate enough to compete in the olympic trials together. Dr. Calhoon obtained his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Washington State University.
Dr. Calhoon has wanted to be a veterinarian ever since he can remember and has special interests in surgery, preventative medicine, radiology, orthopedics and cardiology. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Wyoming Veterinary Medical Association and the American Animal Hospital Association.
Dr. Calhoon's wife, Morgan, also graduated from the University of Wyoming in 2015 with a degree in Elementary Education. Morgan was a school teacher for three years before the Calhoon family welcomed their son, Nash, into the world. In his free time Dr. Calhoon enjoys camping, fishing, hiking, golfing or doing anything with his family. Their only pet is a cat named Luna. He is very excited to be back in Wyoming and can't wait to help those in need.
Malinda DeBell D.V.M.
Dr. DeBell was born and raised in Colorado, where she was actively involved in 4-H and competitive figure skating. She was always interested in animals, job shadowing other veterinarians from a young age. She obtained her Bachelor's of Science in Animal Science and Agriculture, minor in Business Administration, and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degrees from Colorado State University.
She worked as an emergency radiology technician and an emergency small animal surgery nurse while in school at the CSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Dr. DeBell was the keynote speaker at the International Movement of Veterinary Students Conference, hosted by the University of Padova in Italy in 2018, where she spoke on the Veterinarian's role in human health, livestock consumption, and agricultural advocacy. Dr. DeBell has special interests in surgery, clinical pathology, preventative medicine, exotic animal medicine, and client/owner education.
She likes to spend her free time outdoors - skiing, hiking, camping, and paddle boarding with her 4-canine fur-babies. Dr. DeBell still ice skates recreationally and continues to guide youththrough the 4-H program. She is delighted to start serving the Wyoming community and their pets.
Jamie grew up in a small town in Montana and graduated from the Bel-Rea Institute in Denver, Colorado in 2006 after completing her 3 month internship at Cheyenne Pet Clinic. She loves to rehab wildlife especially baby squirrels and her hobbies include camping, photography, crafts and planning spectacular birthday parties for her kids. Her husband in the USAF and she has two beautiful children. Their family also includes two dogs: a beagle mix named Cali and a St Bernard named Olaf, and three cats: Meeko, Skuttle, and Slate.
Nicole has been a Veterinary Technician for 21 years. She graduated from St Petersburg College in 2003 and is registered through the state of California. She has worked at Cheyenne Pet Clinic since 2008 when she moved from California with her two sons Jacob and Nickolas. They have two dogs: Ruger, a Puli mix and Doby, a terrier mix. They also have two cats: Obie Wan KitKitty and Manny Pacqmeow. Nicole is obsessed with running and her favorite is the half marathon. You can often find her hanging out with her family as well. She considers herself blessed to be doing a job that she truly loves and being a part of "such an awesome clinic".
Meagan grew up in the small Danish town Solvang, California. In 2011, she moved to Denver, Colorado to attend Bel–Rea Institute. She completed her internship at Cheyenne Pet Clinic and graduated with high honors as a Veterinary Technician in 2013. Upon graduation, she moved to Cheyenne to continue working for Cheyenne Pet Clinic. Meagan’s hobbies include gardening, running, baking, and anything to do with the great outdoors. She enjoys spending time with her wonderful husband, Dave, their 3 legged dog Jessie and a rambunctious cat, Gunther.
Sonia moved to Cheyenne in 1998. She was married in 2011 to Russell and they have 3 boys: Jordan, Casey, and Tristan. She has 3 dogs: Ewok, Sam, and Lucy. They also have a cat named Missy Mae. Her hobbies include cooking, yard work, and spending time with family.
Alyssa hails from Glenrock, Wyoming. She currently lives in Laramie finishing her Bachelor's degree in Zoology at the University of Wyoming. She enjoys anything outdoors such as hiking or hunting with her dog Dylan. She works with 4-H kids showing their rabbits and poultry.
Camille is a south Louisiana native, brought to Cheyenne by her love for travel and the old west. She fell in love with the veterinary world during her time as a hand on an equine reproduction farm. She enjoys making every day a good day and client care is very important to her. Camille's hobbies include hiking with her blue heeler, Donny, cooking up southern food, and riding horses. She believes nothing is better than family, Jesus, gumbo, and laughing too hard to tell the punch line.
Carly grew up in Laramie and received her Bachelor's degree in Zoology at the University of Wyoming. She has worked with animals, both domestic and wild, as long as she can remember, (and wouldn't have it any other way).
Carly moved to Cheyenne with her husband Zach, two heelers Bo and Jack, and Mordecai the fish. When she is not playing with the dogs, she enjoys all outdoor activities, especially horse back riding, hunting, and camping. Unless the Wyoming wind is howling, then she prefers some Netflix and just relaxing.
Ashley was born and raised in Cheyenne, Wyoming. She graduated with her Bachelor's in Pre-Vet Med from The University of Wyoming in 2018. She has 3 cats: Shadow, Skittles and Boots. Her hobbies include puzzles, games, going to museums, and spending time with friends and family.
KC has been at Cheyenne Pet Clinic since August 2009. Her husband Jon is a Diesel Mechanic. They have 4 children: Kristal, Micheal, Austin, and Jessica. They have 3 dogs: Missy–pit mix, Baby Girl–red heeler mix, Lilly–chihuahua and 2 cats, Sebastion and Toby Mac. KC and her family love to help in their church and spend time as a family.
Kelly was born and raised in Minnesota. She moved to Cheyenne in the fall of 1998. She met her now husband, Mark, on a blind date on Friday the 13th. They have been married since 2001 and have an amazing little boy, Wesley, who was adopted in 2010 from Russia. They have six dogs and their house is never quiet. Their lives are crazy at home and they are always up for an adventure.
Sarah is a military spouse and relocated to Cheyenne in 2016 after spending 4 years in Germany. She is originally from Michigan. Sarah has over 8 years' experience as a Veterinary Technician, and is now happily working with us as a receptionist. She is married to her husband Ben, and together they have a toddler named Bryson and an infant named Brody. They also have 4 fur babies: 2 labs, Tucker and Huey, a Great Dane named Wally, and a kitty named Nemo.
Sage was born and raised in Wyoming. She grew up in Laramie and went to Sheridan for college to play soccer and start her degree in Animal Science. While there, she completed the Farrier Program. She returned to Laramie to complete her degree. She moved to Cheyenne to start the Radiography program.
In her free time, Sage enjoys spending time with her human family as well as her furry friends. Hank is her perfect Border Collie, and Jax is her German Shepherd, (AKA tazmanion devil). She also enjoys hiking, camping, floating rivers, soccer, singing, and beading. She loves all animals and believes it is most important to just be kind and to laugh so hard it hurts.
Yulee grew up in Cheyenne and is now raising her wonderful family here. She is married and has two kiddlets, both teenagers, and two fur babies, a lab/border collie mix and a boxer.
She was a medical administrator and a registered medical assistant before coming to the "fury/scaly/feathery" side of the medical field. She has always had the passion to help anyone who needs help, whether it be human or an animal. When she is not working to make someone elseâ€™s life better. You can find her out supporting her very active kiddlets with their school activities or their extracurricular activities.
Liz was born and raised in Wheatland, Wyoming. She graduated from Cheyenne Central High School in 2012, and continues her education at LCCC in the nursing field. In her spare time, she spends special moments with her 5 nephews and 1 niece. Liz enjoys camping at her family cabin, and playing volleyball at her church. She is the proud mom of fur babies Kenai, (a Husky), Copper (a Yellow Lab), Marley and Cinder (2 kitties).
Jennequa was born and raised in Cheyenne Wyoming. She believes there is nothing better than time spent outside with her beautiful horse Bubbles and Mastiff Great Dane Mirah or her friends and family. Animals are her best friends and she would not have it any other way. Jenn plans to go to college for animal science and business. She hopes to be a Veterinarian Technician or a Veterinarian.
Julia was born in Nebraska, but spent her entire life in Wyoming. She considers herself a true Wyomingite. She and her husband moved to Cheyenne in the summer of 2017 and they love living in the capital city. They have 2 kitties, Sam and Pippin, and 3 doggies, Camp, Leela, and Von. Julia hopes to further her career in the veterinary field by going back to scholl for her technician degree. She enjoys spoiling her fur babies, photography, writing and drawing.
Tara was born and raised in Carlsbad, New Mexico. She moved to Cheyenne during the summer of 2018. In her free time, she enjoys being outside, going on walks, hunting, fishing, camping, and spending time with family.
Aspen was born and raised into the USAF and a California native. She attended Colorado State University for Pre-vet medicine and dual engineering. she moved to Cheyenne in fall of 2017 and plans on continuing her education in the near future.
Aspen has wanted to be a vet since she was four years old and had a passion for animals since birth. Currently she has two rescues running her house. Allie is a 6 year old Black Lab/German Shepherd and Sadie is a 3 year old Collie/Heeler mix. In her free time she likes to do things outdoors like camping, fishing, hiking, and going on motorcycle rides. she also love taking photos.
Kody was originally born in Cheyenne but later moved with her family to the small town of Rozet. She then attended the University of Wyoming where she received her Bachelor's in Zoology. After graduating she did a bit of traveling; doing various internships where she gained experience in Wildlife, Rehabilitation, Animal Husbandry and Wildlife Education. She recently decided to come back to Cheyenne to be closer to family and pursue her passion for animals here in Wyoming.
She has two pets, an Australian Shepherd mix named Tuffy and a Ball Python named Jayne, who she loves spending time with. Kody's other hobbies include reading, watching movies (or TV shows), language learning and Origami.
Mayra was born in Mexico and raised in Tucson where she met her husband. They recently moved to Cheyenne from Alaska. She enjoys spending time with her husband, stepson, and fur babies Tyson and Jasmine. She loves animals and has a soft spot for Pitbulls.
Bee was born in Sacramento, California and moved to Cheyenne when she was 8 years old. Animal welfare and canine behavior are her passions, and she can't think of anything she would rather do with her life than advocate for those that can't speak for themselves. She has a heinz 57 rescue dog named Cowboy and a rescue cat named Gadget. Her husband is "my ride or die" and keeps her sane through this thing called life.
Trina was born and raised in Cheyenne. She has had a passion for animals ever since she was a little girl. She brought home every stray in the neighborhood, much to her parents surprise. She was blessed to have owned a boarding and grooming facility for 17 years before joining the Cheyenne Pet Clinic. In her free time, she enjoys family, traveling, golf, and playing darts.
Brittany was born and raised in Wyoming and moved to Cheyenne in the summer of 2011. She is going to school to become a Vet Tech and hopes to complete it in 2021. When she's not studying or working, she enjoys listening to music, reading, playing games with friends, and playing with her feathered baby, Artemis.
Siera has lived in Cheyenne her entire life and is currently going to school at LCCC to get her undergrad to eventually go into vet school. She has a dog Sadie and a cat. Her hobbies include playing volleyball, softball, and hanging out with friends.
Katie is a Colorado native that grew up showing in 4-H and National Junior Angus. Her husband is in the USAF and together they have 4 furry family members; an Alaskan Husky, a Catahoula/Mtn Cur, and a Corgi/Aussie along with a Mustang/Quarter Horse. In her free time Katie enjoys spending time with family, anything outdoors and trying out new recipes.
Shelby was born and raised in Rock Springs, Wyoming. She moved to Cheyenne in December 2018. She have one son that is 6 years old and is her world. They have a Boston terrier named Dot, an iguana name Marvin, 2 geckos named Rocky and Rosey, and a shih tzu named Oreo.
Rietta is a senior in high school, living with her family, three dogs, five horses, and two barn cats. She has always had a natural love for animals and plans on attending UW to study veterinary medicine. She has participated in 4-H for eight years showing dogs, as well as being active in FFA for three years, competing in veterinary science.
Rod moved to Wyoming from Duluth, Minnesota 28 years ago. He enjoys spending time with his grand daughter, family, and friends. Rod loves the great outdoors, fishing, hunting, and camping. He enjoys making Native American crafts and walking sticks. He has three cats and two dogs that are spoiled rotten.
Jim is a veteran of the United States Air Force and the Wyoming Air National Guard where he served as an aircraft maintenance crew chief and later as the state equal employment manager for the Wyoming Military department. He enjoys reading about anything military and visiting aircraft museums. He also enjoys reading about early colonial American history. He and his wife, Jeanette, pamper their rescue tripod dog, Carly, and often attend perfomances at the Candlelight Dinner Theater in Johnstown, Colorado.
Lyssa was born and raised in Cheyenne, Wyoming. She graduated from South High School and is currently attending LCCC. She will graduate with her associate's degree in Zoology Sciences. Following that, she plans to attend the University of Northern Colorado to earn her bachelor's degree in Pre-health and Biomedical Sciences with a minor in Chemistry.
Lyssa has always loved and cared for animals and has known she wanted to be a veterinarian since she was 7 years old. Alyssa enjoys spending time with her 5 dogs: a toy poodle named Tinkerbell, 2 pomeranians - Bandit and Jazmyn, a chihuahua named Daisy, and a Corgidor named Shadow.