Dr. Dean Falcon

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Owner, Veterinarian

Bio coming soon!

Dr. Jamie Plagman

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Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Jamie grew up east river in Arlington, SD and received a Bachelor's degree in Biology from Augustana College in 2012. In May 2016, she graduated from Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine and is happy to be back in South Dakota, bringing with her 2 cats (Howard and Bernadette) and a giant English Mastiff (Reuben). In her free time, Dr. Jamie enjoys reading, cooking, spending time with family, and solving a good puzzle. She is excited to be a part of the All Creatures family and is looking forward to discovering all that the Black Hills has to offer while caring for its furry family members. She has a special interest in dentistry and plans to gain extra certifications in specialty procedures in order to do everything she can to keep your pets teeth clean and pain free.

Dr. Hillery Gilbert

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Associate Veterinarian

Bio coming soon!

Lauren Cusano

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Hospital Technician

Hailing from East Haven, CT- Lauren moved here in 2014 after taking a cross country trip and falling in love with the Rapid City area. She has been working with animals since 2005 and has loved every second of it. Animal medicine is her true passion. She also enjoys painting, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.

Melissa Piltz

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Veterinary Technician

Melissa is originally from Houston, Texas. She joined the Air Force in 2003 and was stationed at Ellsworth AFB in 2011. After serving more than 10 years, Melissa was honorably discharged. She attended National American University and earned an Associate’s Degree in Veterinary Technology. She completed her externship at All Creatures Veterinary Hospital and has been here ever since. Melissa has 5 dogs, 5 cats, 3 ducks, 3 horses, and one very patient husband.

Kippy Fuchs

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Veterinary Assistant

Kippy attended National American University, and graduated with a Diploma in Veterinary Assisting, May 2008. Her intentions were to continue education into Veterinary Technology, but decided to join the Air Force. After a few years in the Air Force, she returned to Rapid City. In August 2013, she joined our staff here at All Creatures Veterinary Hospital. Kippy loves to spend time in the Black Hills with her husband, daughter, and 3 dogs.

Justice Truax

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Veterinary Assistant

Justice was born in Mitchell, SD but has spent a majority of her life in Rapid City. Since she is familiar with the area, Justice enjoys hiking many of the trails here in the Black Hills. She has one dog of her own, Barkley, who’s very spoiled. She can relate to all dog parents who believe their fur baby is their world! Justice has loved animals for as long as she can remember, from shadowing veterinarians in high school to taking care of friends' and familys' pets, her passion is to watch animals grow and become not only companions but part of a family.

Ashley Fuflis

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Veterinary Technician

Originally from a small town in Massachusetts were she grew up, she moved to Rapid City the summer of 2017 to be closer to her boyfriend whose in the Air Force. Her career started in 2012 where she worked at a daycare/boarding/animal hospital and quickly learned how much she loved animals. In 2016 she graduated from Great Bay Community college in NH and received her associates in science in Veterinary Technology. From there she took and passed the Veterinary Technician National Exam and became a certified veterinary technician. Ashley enjoys spending time with her chocolate lab Dublin and Maine Coon cat Apollo. She also loves hiking in the Black Hills area and cheering on her favorite football team, The New England Patriots.

Lauren Long

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Veterinary Technician

Lauren is a 2017 graduate of the Veterinary Technology program at National American University. She spent her summer externship at All Creatures Veterinary Hospital and is excited to permanently join the hospital staff as a technician. This is an exciting opportunity as it has been a lifelong dream of hers to work in the veterinary medicine field and assist in caring for pets of all sizes. All Creatures has allowed her to continue to grow within the field and obtain more hands-on training. Outside of caring for pets at the clinic, Lauren has several pets of her own to include a dog, two cats, and a snake.

Rachael Nelson

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Veterinary Technician

Bio coming soon

Randi Martz

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Receptionist

Bio coming soon

Cass Dwyer

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Receptionist

I'm Cass Dwyer, mother of 2 and a receptionist for Dr Falcon at All Creatures Veterinary Hospital. I love animals and have always wanted to work with them one way or another. I've lived in Rapid City the majority of my life and I am also an artist. I have sold a few paintings in town but lately I just focus on my kids and work. I love my job.

Amanda Neisent

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Office Manager

Amanda has lived in the Black Hills her whole life. She enjoys being outdoors and spending time with her family. She has previously worked at other vet clinics and has had years of management experience. She has one beautiful daughter and five furry children (not counting her cows) and a very supportive husband.

    If You Are Looking for a Family Vet that cares… You have found one.
      Our staff members are both professional and friendly, they are here for you and ready to treat your pet like their very own.

Our Staff

Dr. Dean Falcon

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All Creatures Veterinary Animal Hospital offers a wide variety of services