Our Team

Our caring and compassionate veterinary care team!

Meet the Veterinarians & Team of Appalachian Animal Hospital¬†in Elkins! We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets!

Please call us at 304-636-8760 to speak to one of our caring veterinary staff members!

    Managers

  • Micky Messer

    Client Services Manager, Micky Messer, began her career in the veterinary field in January…
  • Natasha Zirkle

    Practice Manager, Natasha Zirkle started at Appalachian…

    Reception Staff

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    Kelly Bennett

    Receptionist Kelly joined our staff in 2020, and has quickly become a great asset to AAH.…
  • Kristen Whitley

    AAH welcomed Kristen Whitley to our reception staff in March of 2018 after she moved…
  • Alexis Louk

    Alexis joined the AAH front desk staff in the summer of 2019. A graduate of Tygarts Valley…
  • Cristin Frederick

    Cristin joined our staff in early 2020 and is doing double-duty as both a receptionist and…
  • Antoinette Haynes

    Andie joined the staff of Appalachian Animal Hospital in August of 2020. She has worked in…

    Veterinary Assistant Staff

  • Sean Kerns

    Sean joined our staff as a Kennel Assistant in April…

  • Rachael Nelson

    A Randolph County native, Rachael Nelson began her career in veterinary medicine in 2012,…
  • Hayley Hinchman

    Hayley joined our team as a Veterinary Assistant in August of 2015 and became our main…
  • Ashley Fates

    Ashley joined the AAH staff as a Kennel Attendant in September of 2018 and advanced to our…
  • Cristin Frederick

    Cristin joined our staff in early 2020 and is doing double-duty as both a receptionist and…
  • Shelby Collins

    Shelby joined the Appalachian Animal Hospital staff in late summer of 2019 as a kennel…
  • Haley Bennett

    Veterinary Assistant, Haley Bennett, came to AAH in the fall of 2020. Haley grew up in…

    Grooming Staff

  • Toni Fargo

    Groomer Toni joined the staff of Appalachian Animal Hospital…

    Kennel Attendants

  • Gracie Emery

    Gracie is a junior at Elkins High School. After graduation, she plans to attend veterinary…
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    Kayla Donley