Our Doctors - Evers Veterinary Clinic - Chico, CA

Evers Veterinary Clinic

1150 El Monte Ave.
Chico, CA 95928



Our Doctors


Anne M. Ripke, DVM

Anne M. Ripke, DVM:


Dr. Anne Ripke was born and raised in Ukiah, California. She graduated from the College of Veterinary Medicine at Oregon State University in May 1995. She practiced at small animal practices in Washington, Wyoming and South Dakota before settling in Chico at Evers Veterinary Clinic in January of 2004. Dr. Ripke started working at veterinary clinics when she was 15 years old and her love of the profession has never wavered. Her special interests include behavior and internal medicine.

She is married to Kevin Brown, a family practice physician at Enloe Hospital  here in Chico. Moving to Chico brought them closer to their families and it fit their desires for a small town lifestyle. They also considered it an ideal place to raise their twins, Erin and Sean. In her free time she enjoys playing with her kids and her dogs Zipper, Keisha, and 2 cats George and Karma. She also loves hiking, photography, and rock climbing.

Photo coming soon Julia Hutler, DVM

Julia M. Hutler, DVM:


Dr. Julia Hutler is a graduate of U.C. Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. Originally from the north coast, Chico has been her home for many years. She is married with 3 children: Mackenzie, Hannah, and Jackson. She has a black lab, Gracie, and enjoys spending time with her family, swimming, bicycle riding, and other outdoor activities. Picture and a more detailed biography coming soon.

Amy Schantz, DVM

Amy Schantz, DVM:


Dr. Amy Schantz is a proud Chico native. During her final year of high school Dr. Schantz started working for Evers Veterinary Clinic. While working at Evers Dr. Schantz attended California State University, Chico where she received her undergraduate degree in General Biology. After completing her undergraduate education Dr. Schantz moved to southern California to attend Western University of Health Sciences for veterinary school. In June 2014, Dr. Schantz graduated from veterinary school and soon after she completed an optional one-year rotating internship at VCA Sacramento Veterinary Referral Center. Upon completion of the internship Dr. Schantz was elated to find out Evers Veterinary Clinic was looking for a new associate veterinarian, and gladly accepted the position when it was offered to her. Dr. Schantz is extremely happy to rejoin the team at Evers Veterinary Clinic as their newest associate veterinarian.

In her spare time Dr. Schantz enjoys hiking with her husband and is an avid horseback rider. She also plays on a recreation volleyball team, and enjoys cooking, baking, and sewing. Dr. Schantz and her husband Joe share their home with five furry friends (three cats, a dog, and a horse). Dr. Schantz and her husband are very happy to be a part of the Chico community and are looking forward to setting down roots in this wonderful town. 

Photo coming soon Susan Kimbrell, DVM

Susan Kimbrell, DVM