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Allphin Veterinary Clinic

Allphin Veterinary Clinic is a full-service veterinary medical facility, located in Branson West, MO. The professional and courteous staff at Allphin Veterinary Clinic seeks to provide the best possible medical care, surgical care and dental care for their highly-valued patients.

We are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, preventative health care and health-related educational opportunities for our clients. Allphin Veterinary Clinic strives to offer excellence in veterinary care to Branson West, MO and surrounding areas.

Please take a moment to contact us today, to learn more about our veterinary practice and to find out more information about how Allphin Veterinary Clinic can serve the needs of you and your cherished pets.

Owen L. Allphin, DVM
Practice Owner / Veterinarian

Years in Practice:  23  /  Education: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri

Dr. Allphin (Owen) was born in California, moved to Texas at 10 years old and to SW Missouri at 17 years old. He was one of 10 children in his immediate family. His family always had a variety of animals including farm animals and pets. He was always known as the one who had a way with animals and that was part of what motivated him to become a veterinarian. He graduated from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine in 1994. He loves every aspect of veterinary medicine, but has a particular interest in surgery. Orthopedic surgery is of particular interest to him including knee and hip surgeries, but he also enjoys surgeries involving the eyes and ears and internal organs. His interests outside of the clinic involve his family (see info under Lisa), which started in 1988 as he married his soul mate, Lisa. Other interests include his work in the community as he is a school board member and very involved in leadership and administration in his church. He also enjoys slalom water skiing, and cycling.

Lisa Allphin
Practice Owner

Years in Practice: 23 / Education: Bachelor of Science-Business Management and Human Resources from William Woods University

Lisa grew up in Southwest Missouri. She married Dr. Allphin in 1988.She is using her new Bachelors degree in Business to handle the Human Resource aspect of Allphin Veterinary Clinic while serving as an overall business management consultant.  She is a favorite of the clients and jumps in and helps out wherever needed when she is at the clinic. When she's not helping at the clinic she's enjoying her six children, and new additions; Owen Lee (starting Veterinary School at Mizzou in 2013) & Kaitlin (Graduate of Columbia College-Bachelor Degree in Business, and College Basketball player) , Heather (Completed History Teaching degree at BYU in 2013) & Ryan (Completing a Geology Degree at BYU) , Aaron, Rachel, Ransom, and Jarom. She loves to volunteer at the local schools, read, walk, bike, and watch her children perform. 

Brett Sexton, DVM

Started 2016

Dr. Sexton graduated from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine in 2016 and joined our team later that same year. He and his lovely wife, Amy, have a daughter (Evelyn), and TWIN boys (Reid and Joel). He has one dog (Charlie) and a cat (Hazel). Dr. Sexton enjoys hiking, biking, tennis, his motorcycle, writing and playing music, and serving in his church.

Owen L Allphin, DVM

Started 2017

Dr. Owen is a second generation veterinarian that has been involved with this clinic since day one! He graduated from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine in 2017 and started practicing later that year. Dr. Owen and his wife, Kaitlin, were married in 2012 and have two boys, Jace and Camden. Dr. Owen also has two dogs (Hype and Lady) and a cat (Guido). You can check out Dr. Owen's YouTube channel at the link below.


Sara F.

Director of Administration
Started 2012

Education: Bachelor Degree in Psychology with a minor in Business from Missouri State University

Sara grew up in Nebraska and moved to the local area in 2001.  She graduated from Reeds Spring High School in 2004 and moved onto Missouri State University where she graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and a Minor in Business in 2010.  She is married and has three amazing children, three dogs (Coco, Harley and Annie), and a cat (Ben). She enjoys horseback riding, boating, playing with her children and biking.

Aaron Allphin

Director of Medical Services

Started 2016

Education: Associates Degree - Ozarks Technical Community College

Aaron has lived in the Reeds Spring/Branson West area nearly his entire life. He is the son of the owners Owen and Lisa Allphin. He has worked in the clinic for most of his life doing different jobs such as walking the dogs in boarding and general maintenance work. He started working full time in the clinic at the start of 2016 as the Director of Public Contact. He became Director of Medical services in 2017. He has a beautiful wife (Taylor), two dogs (Luna and Rex), and three cats (Havoc,Chaos and Gumpy). 

Nikki R.
Registered Veterinary Technician / Lead Technician

Started 2012

Education: College of Ozarks-Bachelors of Psychology, Jefferson College Veterinary Technician Degree

Nicole (Nikki) grew up in St. Louis but fell in love with this area while attending college.  She obtained her Bachelors of Psychology from the College of the Ozarks in 2009. She also received her Veterinary Technician Degree from Jefferson College in St. Louis in 2012. She is training her second service dog (Capo) and enjoys writing in her free time.

Teresa C.

Veterinary Assistant
Started March of 2012

Years in Practice:5 / Education: Dual Bachelor Degrees in Animal Science as well as Philosophy from Utah State, Currently working on Masters in National and Applied Science from Missouri State University

Teresa is a transplant from Southern California.  She has a Bachelor Degree in Animal Science as well Philosophy from Utah State.  She is working on her Masters in National and Applied Science from Missouri State University.   Her interests include observing animal behavior and Dressage riding.  She enjoys taking care of her dogs, cats, chickens, rabbits, chinchilla and horse.  

Drew S.

Veterinary Tech Assistant
Started 2015

Drew is currently going to school to become a registered veterinary technician. Her favorite parts of the job include doing blood draws giving fluids and giving the doctors and other techs a hard time. Drew has a cat (Milo) and a beautiful dog (Ryker).

Adree L.

Veterinary Tech Assistant
Started 2017

If we ever need to remember the name of a pet, Adree is our go to. She never forgets a furry face and is the happiest when getting to take care of your fur babies. She also loves the outdoors including hunting, fishing, and horseback riding. She has two dogs (Major and Scout) and brings them with her whenever she can.

Nikki H.

Veterinary Tech Assistant
Started 2017

Nikki and husband, Shawn, have three children and own Hatcher Valley Auto Body. In her free time she enjoys kayaking and rescuing furry friends that need a good home. She currently has three dogs (Bella, Roxy, and Gracie), one cat (Sofia), a crested gecko and a ball python.

Kaleb F.

Veterinary Tech Assistant
Started 2017

Kaleb has recently graduated and is going to pursue studies in veterinary medicine.If you hear somebody laughing while visiting the clinic, it’s likely Kaleb. When Kaleb isn’t in class or working, he loves to hang out with friends and going hiking and camping with his dog Kierra.

Sierra W.

Customer Service Representative
Started 2017

Sierra is in the vet clinic during the day and in nursing school at night. Her husband, Damien serves in the United States Marine Corp. Damien and Sierra have a beautiful baby girl, Stella who was born in November 2017. Sierra has two dogs, Chicka and Kawtia and enjoys spending the little free time she has with Stella and her two pups.

Krystal Q.

Customer Service Representative
Started 2018

Krystal will be the first one to take your puppy off your hands if you bring one to the clinic.She absolutely adores her pup, Basil. When Krystal is home, she loves to cook.She attended cooking school and specializes in pastries which is definitely the best category!

Josie K.

Customer Service Representative
Started 2018

Josie is one of the first smiling faces that you will see when you walk through the front doors. Many of us pass Josie on our way to work as she prefers to walk or ride her bike to work. Josie loves to spend time with her dogs (Sunny and Cogee) and enjoys taking them on runs or rides!