Helen “Sis” Casto

Veterinary Assistant Sis graduated of Ripley High School in 1989. She is married to her high school sweetheart, Randy, who owns and operates Ripley Auto Glass.  She worked in the childcare field for many years but finally found a place at Ripley Paws where she could show her love for animals. Sis has two sons, three very spoiled dogs, and …

McKenzie Barickman

Veterinary Assistant McKenzie graduated from the University of Florida in 2018 with a B.S. in Animal Sciences. She is currently teaching preschool, coaching gymnastics, and loving on all the pets brought in to Ripley Paws!

Jordan Ullom

Veterinary Assistant Jordan graduated Ripley High School in 2013 and attended Bridge Valley Community and Technical College. He graduated with an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science in 2015 and an Associate’s Degree in Healthcare Administration in 2017.  Jordan began working for Ripley Paws 7 years ago. Jordan married his wife, Chelsey, in September of 2017. They currently reside in Evans …

April Young

Veterinary Assistant April is a lifelong resident of Leon, WV. She has been a veterinary assistant at Ripley Paws for 11 years. In her youth, she was an active member of 4-H and FFA. She was the 1999-2000 president of the Mason Co Vocational FFA Chapter. Several years after graduating high school, she enrolled at Marshall University to pursue a …

Kelly Hill

Practice Manager Kelly has worked at Ripley Paws Veterinary Clinic for nearly 18 years. She started in 2001 as a part-time surgery assistant, and fell in love with veterinary medicine. . She is a Jackson county native, and a graduate of Ripley High School and Marshall University. Kelly and her family currently reside in Ravenswood, WV, along with their two …