Evers Veterinary Clinic

1150 El Monte Ave.
Chico, CA 95928




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.




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.


Paul T. Wise, DVM:Paul T. Wise, DVM

Dr. Paul Wise graduated from Colorado State University, School of Veterinary Medicine in 1950. He started his career practicing medicine at Santa Ana Veterinary Hospital from 1950-1957. Dr. Wise was the founder and owner of Grand Avenue Pet Hospital, which he operated from 1957-1972. In 1976 Dr. Wise retired and moved to the Paradise area with his wife, Lorraine.

During his time in veterinary medicine he held various positions in professional groups: 1955 President of Orange County Veterinary Medical Association (VMA), 1956 President of Orange County Chapter Southern California Veterinary Medical Association (SCVMA), 1968-1969 President of Santa Ana North Rotary, 1970 Paul Harris Fellow, and from 1978 to date he has served as the Secretary/Treasurer of the North Valley Veterinary Medical Association.

In 1980 Dr. Wise joined our practice part-time and we are grateful he still works Fridays and Saturdays with us. All agree that Dr. Wise is the foundation for the local veterinary association, as he plays a vital role in encouraging participation from all in the veterinary community.

Amy Schantz, DVMAmy 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.