Meet our veterinary team

Get to know our Amarillo veterinary team!

Our veterinarians are committed to making sure your pets receive the best care possible. As pet owners themselves, they understand that your pets are a part of your family.

45th Location Veterinarians

Dr. Chelsea Friemel

Dr. Friemel's Bio

Dr. Chelsea Friemel works in our 45th location. She excitedly joined Swann Animal Clinic in June 2018. She grew up on a farm in the Texas Panhandle, where she found her passion for caring for animals. She received her Bachelor’s of Science in animal science from Texas A&M University and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Oklahoma State University.

Dr. Friemel enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling to new places, all things college football, and being outdoors, whether it’s riding horses, hiking, or helping around the farm. She has an Australian Shepherd (Chance), a horse (Remi), and a donkey (Carl). She looks forward to serving the Amarillo community, building relationships with clients, and caring for the pets they call family.

Dr. Rachel Lurvey

Dr. Lurvey's Bio

Dr. Rachel Lurvey works in our 45th location. She was born and raised in Flower Mound, Texas. She attended Oklahoma State University, where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in animal science in 2016 and continued in Stillwater to earn her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in May 2020. Dr. Lurvey’s veterinary interests include feline medicine and care, soft tissue surgery, ophthalmology, and internal medicine.

Whenever she’s not in the clinic she enjoys traveling to visit her two sisters in Austin and Denver, running, reading, and watching Netflix with her two cats, Marty (the most handsome tuxedo cat) and Lenny (the silliest orange tabby). She is thrilled to be coming back to the Lone Star State and is excited to get to know the great people of Amarillo and their furry family members and getting involved in the community. Go Pokes!

Dr. Beau Schilling

Dr. Schilling's Bio

Dr. Beau Schilling works in our 45th location. He joined Swann Animal Clinic in 2014. He received his undergraduate degree at Texas A&M, a Master of Science from New Mexico State, and his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Texas A&M. Dr. Beau grew up on a family farm and ranch in south Texas near the town of George West. He is a lifelong San Antonio Spurs fan. During his graduate fellowship, he became a fan of Michigan State football, basketball, and hockey. He and his wife, Dr. Bethany Schilling, love the great outdoors. They have three young children, one dog, and one cat. Dr. Beau loves making a difference in the lives of people caring for their pets.

Dr. Brittany Ellersick

Dr. Ellersick's Bio

Dr. Brittany Ellersick works out of both our 45th & Hillside locations. She was born and raised outside of Chicago, Illinois. A collegiate bowling scholarship gave her the opportunity to embark on a new journey to Texas. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in animal science at West Texas A&M University in 2015 and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Midwestern University College of Veterinary Medicine in May 2019. For some, Dr. Ellersick may look familiar, as she formerly worked at Swann Animal Clinic as a technician. She is very excited to be joining the team once again as a veterinarian.

Dr. Ellersick’s professional interests include dentistry, ophthalmology, and neurology. She also enjoys traveling, hiking, cooking, and watching Netflix, which she enjoys with a cup of coffee and her two pets, Gunner, an Australian shepherd/heeler mix, and Paisley, a tortie calico kitty. Dr. Ellersick is blessed to be in the Lone Star State and looks forward to serving the community she now excitedly calls home.

HIllside Location Veterinarians

Dr. Jenna Barber

Dr. Barber's Bio
Dr. Jenna Barber works in our Hillside location. She was born and raised in a small farming community in northeast Iowa. She attended the University of Northern Iowa, where she received her bachelor’s degree in biochemistry. Dr. Barber attended veterinary school at Iowa State University and received a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Iowa. Soon after graduation, Dr. Barber moved to the Amarillo area after meeting her husband, Justin, a Texas Panhandle native. When not at the clinic, Dr. Barber can be found chasing her daughters, Henley and Beckett (identical twins), and her dog, Millie. In her “spare time,” Dr. Barber enjoys helping Justin on the ranch, running, and watching Iowa State Cyclone sports. She looks forward to serving you and your pet.

Dr. Shawn Kinser

Dr. Kinser's Bio

Dr. Shawn Kinser works in our Hillside location. He joined Swann Animal Clinic in July 2016. Dr. Kinser was raised in southeastern Oklahoma and graduated from Boswell High School. He attended Oklahoma State University and earned a bachelor’s degree in animal science in 2011. He attended veterinary school at Oklahoma State University Center for Veterinary Health Sciences and graduated in 2015. Upon graduation, he and his wife, Rachel, moved back to her hometown of Amarillo. She is a fellow OSU CVHS graduate and practices in Amarillo as well. Dr. Kinser enjoys hiking, reading, spending with family, and watching sports. He is a lifelong fan of all OSU Cowboy athletics. Go Pokes! He has particular interests in surgery, cardiology, and parasitology. Shawn and Rachel have a daughter, Avery. They share their home with Zoey (Australian Shepherd), Max (English Pointer), and Tiko (corn snake). Dr. Kinser is passionate about maximizing the health and wellness of your pets and looks forward to serving your family.

Dr. Meg Nazworth

Dr. Nazworth's Bio

Dr. Meg Nazworth works in our Hillside location. She grew up here in Amarillo and graduated from Tascosa High School. She received her bachelor’s degree in animal science from Texas Tech University and earned her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Nazworth enjoys building relationships with her clients while caring for their pets and has particular interests in ophthalmology, dermatology, and dentistry. Dr. Nazworth loves spending time with her family and friends, painting, cooking, and learning about languages. She has two pets: Kona, a sensitive Pit Bull mix with knobby eyebrows and an old soul, and Marie, a spirited Calico cat who keeps Kona in check when she’s not playing fetch.

Dr. Brittany Ellersick

Dr. Ellersick's Bio

Dr. Brittany Ellersick works out of both our 45th & Hillside locations. She was born and raised outside of Chicago, Illinois. A collegiate bowling scholarship gave her the opportunity to embark on a new journey to Texas. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in animal science at West Texas A&M University in 2015 and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Midwestern University College of Veterinary Medicine in May 2019. For some, Dr. Ellersick may look familiar, as she formerly worked at Swann Animal Clinic as a technician. She is very excited to be joining the team once again as a veterinarian.

Dr. Ellersick’s professional interests include dentistry, ophthalmology, and neurology. She also enjoys traveling, hiking, cooking, and watching Netflix, which she enjoys with a cup of coffee and her two pets, Gunner, an Australian shepherd/heeler mix, and Paisley, a tortie calico kitty. Dr. Ellersick is blessed to be in the Lone Star State and looks forward to serving the community she now excitedly calls home.

Urgent Care Veterinarians

Dr. Kellie Dodson

Urgent Care Provider
Dr. Dodson's Bio

Dr. Kellie Dodson is one of our urgent care providers. She joined Swann Animal Clinic on June 28, 2014. She practiced in Odessa, TX for three years prior to moving to Amarillo. Kellie is a native West Texan who grew up in Snyder, Texas and graduated from Snyder High School. She earned her bachelor’s degree in biomedical science and graduated with honors from Tarleton State University. She earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine and graduated Cum Laude. Kelly truly loves being a general practitioner (she finds most aspects of veterinary medicine fun and interesting) but has special interests in internal medicine, dentistry, and ophthalmology. She has an affinity for dachshunds and has two long-haired dachshunds named Tucker and Henry. She also has two feisty cats named Steven and Edith. She enjoys church, gardening, and sewing.

Dr. Heritage Enevoldsen

Urgent Care Provider

Dr. Enevoldsen's Bio

Dr. Heritage Enevoldsen is one of our urgent care providers. She was born and raised in Amarillo, Texas. She had always dreamed of finding a job that would allow her to minister to and bless people but also involve her love for animals, so being a veterinarian was just the right fit! She received her Bachelor of Science from Texas A&M University before graduating from Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine in May 2017. Her goal was always to come back and serve the people of the Texas Panhandle. Dr. Enevoldsen has a special interest in dermatology, surgery, and dentistry, as well as client education. When she isn’t working at the clinic, Dr. Enevoldsen loves spending time with her son and fiance, reading, and anything to do with the Fighting Texas Aggies. She is a dog mom to her pet, Mark, who is the most handsome mutt you have ever seen.

Dr. Seth Solomon

Urgent Care Provider

Dr. Solomon's Bio

Dr. Seth Solomon is one of our urgent care providers. He was raised in the western Texas Panhandle before attending Texas A&M University where he completed a Master of Business Administration in 2006 and a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine in 2008. Following graduation, he and his wife, Lindsay, returned to the Amarillo area and have enjoyed the quality of life that Amarillo has to offer. He has two beautiful daughters, Paige and Brynn. Dr. Solomon and his wife are active members at Hillside Christian Church and enjoy any opportunity to spend time with family and friends. His professional interests include soft tissue and orthopedic surgery, pain management, and preventive medicine.