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. 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, Master of Science from New Mexico State, and Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Texas A&M. Dr. Schilling’s main areas of interest are veterinary dermatology and orthopedics.
While not in the clinic, Dr.Schilling enjoys Michigan sports and the outdoors with his family and pets. Dr.Schilling’s favorite part of veterinary medicine is making a difference in the lives of people by caring for their pets.

Dr. Brittany Ellersick

Dr. Ellersick's Bio
Dr. Brittany Ellersick works out of the 45th location. She was born and raised outside Chicago, Illinois. She obtained her bachelor’s in animal science at West Texas A&M University in 2015 and her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Midwestern University in 2019. Her professional interests include dentistry, wound management, neurology, and ophthalmology. She believes being a veterinarian allows her to make a difference in the lives of others daily.

Her favorite pastimes include CrossFit, competitive bowling, hiking, cooking, and traveling with her family and friends. She is happily married to her husband Eric, and together they have three furry family members: an Australian Shepherd/Heeler mix (Gunner), a Toy Australian Shepherd (Lacey), and a Tortoiseshell/Calico kitty (Paisley). Dr. Ellersick is blessed to be in the Lone Star state, and looks forward to serving the community she excitedly calls home!

Dr. Rachel Lurvey

Dr. Lurvey's Bio
Dr. Rachel Lurvey works at our 45th location. She grew up in the Dallas-Fort Worth area in a town called Flower Mound. She attended Oklahoma State University, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in animal science in 2016 and continued in Stillwater to earn her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in May 2020. Dr. Lurvey’s veterinary interests include feline medicine and care, reducing fear and anxiety for pets in the veterinary clinic, soft tissue surgery, and internal medicine.

Whenever she’s not in the clinic, she enjoys traveling, skiing, playing tennis, running, and long walks with her two cats – Marty (the most handsome tuxedo cat) and Lenny (the silliest orange tabby). Dr. Lurvey loves living in the Lone Star State and has enjoyed immersing herself in all that Amarillo has to offer, especially your furry family members. Go Pokes!

Dr. Charity Scroggs

Dr. Scrogg's Bio
Dr. Charity Scroggs grew up in Bryan-College Station, Texas. She grew up surrounded by everything from dogs and cats to birds and livestock, hence she developed a heart for animals at a very young age. At four years old, she decided to become a veterinarian and never looked back! She attended West Texas A&M University, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in animal science in 2014 and fell in love with the Amarillo-Canyon area before returning home to earn her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at Texas A&M University in May 2021.

Whenever she’s not in the clinic, Charity enjoys singing, sketching, and taking on way too many DIY crafting projects. She also enjoys spending time at home with her husband and their many pets, including a truly perfect dog named Leo, and a cantankerous cat named Dexter. She is very excited to be returning to the Texas Panhandle and looks forward to reconnecting with this wonderful community!

Dr. Stephanie Hill

Dr. Hill's Bio
Dr. Stephanie Hill is a native Texan. She grew up in San Antonio, Texas, but has Texas Panhandle roots. She has family in a little town west of Amarillo and obtained her bachelor’s degree in agriculture/animal science at West Texas A&M University in 2016. Dr. Hill completed veterinary school at Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Science in 2021, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. Stephanie is excited to join the Swann Animal Clinic team again. She may look familiar, as she was a technician at Swann Animal Clinic during her undergraduate studies. Stephanie has professional interests in surgery and neurology and especially enjoys feline medicine and behavior.

Dr. Hill’s family includes her caring husband Daniel, majestic kitty cat, Koji, energetic puppy dog, Corona, and calming goldfish, Loki. Personally, Stephanie loves reading, singing, dancing, basketball, and baking. She is looking forward to caring for patients and exceeding client expectations.

Dr. Katrina Troppy

Dr. Troppy's Bio

Dr. Katrina Troppy works out of both our 45th & Hillside locations. She joined our practice in July of 2020. Dr. Troppy is originally from McAllen, TX, and spent most of her childhood on a farm in Raymondville, TX. At a young age, she discovered her love for animals and knew she wanted to become a veterinarian. Dr. Troppy graduated Magna Cum Laude with her bachelor’s in animal science and a minor in agricultural economics from Kansas State University in 2012. In 2019, she obtained her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Oklahoma State University and started as a veterinarian in a mixed animal practice in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. Dr. Troppy’s veterinary interests include dermatology, internal medicine, dentistry, and parasitology.

When not in the clinic, she enjoys being outdoors, trying new baking recipes, bird watching, and spending time with her very social Rat Terrier mix (Domino). Dr. Troppy is thrilled to be a part of an AAHA accredited hospital practicing the best medicine.

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 graduated from Boswell High School in Oklahoma. He attended Oklahoma State University and earned a bachelor’s in animal science degree in 2011. He remained in Stillwater, OK, and attended veterinary school at OSU College of Veterinary Medicine and graduated in 2015. Upon graduation, he and his wife, Rachel, moved back to her hometown of Amarillo. She is a fellow OSU CVM graduate and practices in Amarillo as well. Dr.Kinser has particular interests in surgery, cardiology, and parasitology.

Shawn and Rachel have two daughters, Avery and Madelyn. They share their home with Zoey (Australian Shepherd), Max (English Pointer), and Tiko (Corn snake). Dr. Kinser enjoys hiking, reading, spending time with family, and watching sports. He is a lifelong fan of all OSU Cowboy athletics. Go Pokes! Dr. Kinser is passionate about maximizing the health and wellness of your pets and looks forward to serving your family.

Dr. Katrina Troppy

Dr. Troppy's Bio
Dr. Katrina Troppy works out of both our 45th & Hillside locations. She joined our practice in July of 2020. Dr. Troppy is originally from McAllen, TX, and spent most of her childhood on a farm in Raymondville, TX. At a young age, she discovered her love for animals and knew she wanted to become a veterinarian. Dr. Troppy graduated Magna Cum Laude with her bachelor’s in animal science and a minor in agricultural economics from Kansas State University in 2012. In 2019, she obtained her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Oklahoma State University and started as a veterinarian in a mixed animal practice in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. Dr. Troppy’s veterinary interests include dermatology, internal medicine, dentistry, and parasitology.

When not in the clinic, she enjoys being outdoors, trying new baking recipes, bird watching, and spending time with her very social Rat Terrier mix (Domino). Dr. Troppy is thrilled to be a part of an AAHA accredited hospital practicing the best medicine.

Plum Creek Location Veterinarians

Dr. Chelsea Friemel

Dr. Friemel's Bio
Dr. Chelsea Friemel works in our Plum Creek location. She excitedly joined Swann Animal Clinic in June 2018. She grew up on a farm in the Texas Panhandle, where she developed her passion for caring for animals. She received her bachelor’s of science in animal science from Texas A&M University and her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Oklahoma State University. Her veterinary interests include canine/feline wellness, dermatology, dentistry, internal medicine, and soft tissue surgery.

Dr. Friemel and her husband, Brett, enjoy spending time with family and friends, traveling to new places, and all things outdoors, especially when working on the farm. Together they take care of their herd of pets, including an Australian Shepherd (Chance), a Goldendoodle (Lottie), two horses (Remi and Renada), a cow (Reba), and a donkey (Carl). Dr. Friemel looks forward to serving the Amarillo community, building relationships with clients, and caring for the pets they call family.

Dr. Brittany Ellersick

Dr. Ellersick's Bio
Dr. Brittany Ellersick works out of the 45th location. She was born and raised outside Chicago, Illinois. She obtained her bachelor’s in animal science at West Texas A&M University in 2015 and her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Midwestern University in 2019. Her professional interests include dentistry, wound management, neurology, and ophthalmology. She believes being a veterinarian allows her to make a difference in the lives of others daily.

Her favorite pastimes include CrossFit, competitive bowling, hiking, cooking, and traveling with her family and friends. She is happily married to her husband Eric, and together they have three furry family members: an Australian Shepherd/Heeler mix (Gunner), a Toy Australian Shepherd (Lacey), and a Tortoiseshell/Calico kitty (Paisley). Dr. Ellersick is blessed to be in the Lone Star state, and looks forward to serving the community she 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 July 28, 2014. She practiced in Odessa, Texas 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 Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine and graduated Cum Laude.

Kellie 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, daughter, and husband, reading, and anything to do with the Fighting Texas Aggies. She is also a dog mom to her pets, Mark & ‘Nilla.

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. While there 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 emergency medicine.