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Dr. Averi Brickson
Dr. Brickson graduated from Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1998. While her first love was equine medicine, she made the transition to dogs and cats over a decade ago. She came to Citrus Heights Pet Hospital in the summer of 2007 and became the practice owner along with her husband, Eric, in the summer of 2010. She is a member of the AVMA, CVMA, and AAEP, as well as a board member of Puppy Love Rescue. Dr. and Mr. Brickson have two sons, and a daughter. Dr. Brickson’s outside interests include spending time with family, singing, working out at the gym, and playing with her two mixed-breed dogs and two horses.
Dr. Dean Henricks
Dr. Henricks owned Citrus Heights Pet Hospital for 13 years and has been practicing veterinary medicine for over 40 years. Dr. Henricks was the 2010-2011 President of the California Veterinary Medical Association. He is a graduate of the Kansas State University School of Veterinary Medicine class of 1969. Dr. Henricks is also very involved in his community. He is an active Citrus Heights Rotary member. His "pet project" is Rotary Youth Exchange and he has been on the district committee for about 18 years. Dr. and Mrs. Henricks have two grown daughters and two grandchildren. Besides community involvement, they love travel and family visits.
Dr. Amy Parker
Dr. Amy Parker graduated from veterinary medical school at the University of California at Davis in 1993, and has enjoyed practicing small animal medicine in the Sacramento area for the last 20 years. Dr. Parker values all aspects of medicine and surgery, but her primary interest is on preventative healthcare and wellness. In addition to practicing quality medicine, she is also active in the local veterinary community, and is a long-standing board member for the Sacramento Valley Veterinary Medical Association.
When she is not caring for our patients, she adores her mixed-breed rescue dogs, Paco and Diego, and her elderly cat, Idgie. She currently lives in Sacramento with her partner, Joy, and loves art, gardening, and mountain biking in her free time.