Meet Our Gunslinger Team!
Each and everyone of these people play an important role
in not only the dogs' lives, but also the puppies.
Your future puppy is loved and socialized by many people before reaching you!
Our "team" are also people we consider friends - in our home we are all family.
We have people working at our home from six AM to nine PM.
They watch over and love the dogs and puppies throughout the day (along with us), as well as keep things clean.
OWNER + FOUNDER OF GUNSLINGER TOY AUSSIES
Melinda is the owner and founder of Gunslinger Toy Aussies.
She lives in Benton, MS with her boyfriend, Joey, and his daughter, Reagan. She studied Veterinary Medicine at Mississippi State University (HAIL STATE!) and is currently working as a Veterinary pharmaceutical developer & regulator, dealing with all the important medical breakthroughs for animal science.
During her downtime, she enjoys spending time with her boyfriend, spending time outdoors, and loving on all of her sweet Aussies!
MISSISSIPPI MANAGER + MEDIA + MARKETING
Whitney is the manager at Gunslinger Toy Aussies in Mississippi. She also handles all of the media and marketing for our business.
Whitney lives in Benton, MS with her husband and 4 children. She attended Belhaven University for psychology and Biblical studies. She is a well known wedding photographer in Central Mississippi (Whitney Jordan Weddings @ whitneyjordan.co) and our own personal photographer here at Gunslinger Toy Aussies!
Whitney spends most of her time working as Melinda's personal assistant and creating new and exciting changes to grow our business. She gets to love on all of our dogs here at GTA, and absolutely loves our little miracle, Lucky (the "non-breeding" toy Aussie she is holding in the photo above, who was born with a cleft palate).
During her downtime, Whitney enjoys spending time with her family, hunting, bow fishing, riding horses, and photographing weddings!
Reagan is our lead Aussie caretaker! She not only takes care of the puppies, but she also tends to all of the animals living on the property, including her dad's two dogs, Diesel and Dixie, and our
sweet cat, Kitty Cat! She is also the owner of two of our future female breeders, LoLo (Brat's Gunslingin' Laugo Alien) and Bay (Lakefront Acres Gunlingin' Bayonet).
Reagan lives in Benton, MS with Joey (her father) and Melinda. She recently graduated from Canton Academy and is now attending her first year of college at Holmes Community College.
Reagan spends most of her time as a student, but works hard to care for the dogs when she is finished with homework. She has been a vital addition to the GTA family! When the rest of our team has gone home, she is still here to pick up the slack when things need to get done.
During her downtime, Reagan enjoys spending time with her boyfriend (Nic), hunting, and spending time outdoors.
Abbey is one of our Aussie Caretakers!
She lives in Canton, MS and recently graduated from Canton Academy. She is now attending her first year of college at
Holmes Community College.
Abbey spends most of her time as a student, but is one heck of a caretaker when she comes to work at GTA. One of her favorite dogs is our sweet little Bisley (Brat's Gunslingin Bisley Vaquero),
and Bisley love, love, loves Abbey!
During her downtime, Abbey enjoys spending time with her boyfriend (Chris), hanging out with friends, and spending time outdoors.
Krista is one of our Aussie Caretakers!
Although Krista is from Florida, she currently lives in Brandon, MS.
She graduated from Terry High School, and moved to Oklahoma, where she attended Clary Sage Cosmetology in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
She is a licensed cosmetologist, but has found a love for caring for our sweet Aussies her at Gunslinger Toy Aussies here in Mississippi!
Krista spends most of her time working here at the ranch, caring for all of our Aussies and all of the other animals on the property! She is one of the most determined and driven employees here at GTA, and we absolutely adore everything she does for our dogs! Her favorite Aussie is our newest addition, Mouse (whom she is holding in the photo above)!!!
During her downtime, Krista enjoys riding horses, spending time outdoors, reading, and listening to music!
Kaitlin is one of our Aussie Caretakers!
Kaitlin lives in Ridgeland, MS and attends Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College where she is working to pursue a career in clinical psychology. She plans to specialize in Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, working with United States Veterans who experience PTSD.
Kaitlin is an amazing team member here at GTA! She enjoys spending time with all of the Aussies on the ranch. She is a wonderful asset to Gunslinger Toy Aussies, as she has had previous experience working for animal shelters in the past. Her favorite Aussie is our precious Fi (Gunglinger's Fiocchi Scirocco), whom she is
holding in the photo above!
During her downtime, Kaitlin enjoys reading, watching movies and documentaries, and spending time in the gym!
Chris is our property caretaker, handy man, and dirty job doer!
Chris lives in Canton, MS and recently graduated from Canton Academy.
He now attends Holmes Community College and works for not only Gunslinger Toy Aussies, but also Joey's company, Pool Masters, LLC.
Chris is a vital member of our team, as he keeps things running smoothly here on the property - keeping the property clean and other important "honey-do" tasks. We couldn't manage without his help and are so thankful for all of his hardwork!
During his downtime, Chris enjoys spending time with his girlfriend, Abbey, and spending time outdoors - hunting, fishing, etc!
Sidney is the Aussie manager in Kansas! She has been with Gunslinger Aussies since May of 2018, and has been a huge part of our GTA family.
Sidney lives in Kansas and helps with all of the dogs at our Kansas GTA location. She has also been a huge help in the past by attending dog shows with Melinda.
During her downtime, Sidney enjoys spending time outdoors and spending time with her Labrador Retriever, Beau,
and her Aussie, Tucker.