Lost River Animal Hospital, PLLC

"Making a Difference" Est 2004



Shane Keplinger 
Practice Manager

Shane is a 1995 graduate of Petersburg High School.  Shane worked at Mill Creek Animal Hospital for 12 years as a veterinary assistant.  He joined the team at Lost River Animal Hospital in June of 2009.  In 2012 Shane took over the practice management aspect of Lost River Animal Hospital.  Shane's interests are his family and traveling.


Sheena Wolfe
Veterinary/Office Assistant

Sheena joined our team in September of 2008. Sheena is married, & lives in the Petersburg area with her husband & their kitty "Godzilla."  Sheena enjoys spending time with family when she is away from the clinic. Sheena's favorite scripture is,    Philippians 4:13  "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me."  


Jasmine Enke
 CVT; Lead Tech

Jasmine joined our team in September 2010. Jasmine is married and lives in the Wardensville area. She also enjoys hunting and fishing.  Jasmine's favorite bible verse is Isaiah 41:10    "Fear not for I am with you."




 Cindy Smith

Cindy joined our team in September of 2006. Cindy is married with a lot of four legged children, and lives in the Mathias area. Some of her hobbies away from the clinic include crocheting and reading. Cindy's favorite saying is " I can be bribed with McDonald's sweet tea or jewelry"


 Gena Heishman      Registered Veterinary Technician 

Gena joined our team in October of 2017.  Gena graduated with an Associates Degree in Veterinary Technology in 2021 & obtained her license as a Registered Veterinary Technician in 2022.  She lives in the Rio area.  She has one dog named Dusty & a rat named Beethoven.  Gena has a bible verse that she clings to - Deuteronomy 31:8.  "It is the LORD who goes before you.  He will be with you; He will not leave you or forsake you.  Do not fear or be dismayed."








Tnisha Heishman 
Veterinary Assistant 

Tnisha joined our team in 2020 after moving to the Mathias area. She is from Wardensville. Tnisha graduated from Potomac State College with an associates degree in Pre-Veterinary Medicine. Her hobbies are hunting, fishing and being outdoors. She enjoys reading and spending time with her family and friends.  




Missy Barb 

Missy joined our team in October 2021. She is a lifelong resident of Mathias where she resides with her 4-legged furbaby, Trixie. Missy enjoys spending time with her family and friends and her newly acquired status of grandmother to precious Laine.