• Dr. Averi Brickson
    Medical Director

    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 mixed-breed and two weimaraner dogs.

  • Dr. Zoë Wichman
    Associate Veterinarian

    Dr. Wichman is a 2017 graduate of UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. Her special interests include internal medicine, especially as it applies to feline practice. 

  • Dr. Tami Rosich
    Associate Veterinarian

    Dr Rosich graduated from UC Davis school of Veterinary Medicine in 2002.   After spending her early years as a veterinarian in Humboldt County and Mount Shasta, she has served the Citrus Heights community since 2006.  She started her new journey at Citrus Heights Pet Hospital in February 2022.

    When not being a veterinarian, she enjoys spending time with her husband of 22 years  and their 3 girls.  She also enjoys occasionally cooking, reading and music.  Their house would not be complete without the three cats and the dog.

  • Dr. Dean Henricks
    Associate Veterinarian

    Dr. Henricks owned Citrus Heights Pet Hospital for 13 years and has been practicing veterinary medicine for over 45 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.

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