Avenues Pet Hospital

Scott Anderson, DVM

Dr. Anderson received his DVM degree from The Ohio State University in 1969. He served as a captain in the US Army from 1968 to 1972. During this period, he was assigned to the White House (Nixon administration) and Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Dr. Anderson joined Avenues Pet Hospital in 1972 and became owner of the practice in 1976. He served as chairman of the San Francisco Animal Control and Welfare Commission from 1981-1988 and has been a consultant to the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) department of laboratory animal medicine since 1991. Dr. Anderson is an avid sports fan and, in fact, was a pitcher for OSU's NCAA championship baseball team in 1966. He is also a lifetime Dolphin Club member and a member of the AVMA, CVMA and SFVMA.

Richard Schwach, DVM, MS
Dr. Schwach received his BS and DVM degrees from Michigan State University in 1974. After completing a one-year internship in a small animal group practice, he began his surgical residency at Colorado State University. While at CSU, he completed his orthopedic and general surgical residency and also earned an MS degree in surgery. He became board-qualified for the American College of Veterinary Surgery in 1977. Dr. Schwach joined Avenues Pet Hospital in August 1977 and became business partners with Dr. Anderson in 1983. He is a member of the AVMA and SFVMA.
Brandy Vickers, DVM
Dr. Vickers grew up in Alabama with the constant companionship of cats, dogs, birds, frogs, and turtles. She studied zoology in Auburn University's Honors Program before graduating from the University's College of Veterinary Medicine in 2003. While there she worked with birds of prey at the Southeastern Raptor Rehabilitation Center and was active in the Animal Welfare Action Committee performing exams and treatments for shelter animals. After graduation she moved to California with her two cats Blinky and Switch and joined Avenues Pet Hospital in 2005. Her professional interests include pain management and dentistry, and in her free time she enjoys skating, drawing, and sewing. She is a member of the AVMA, CVMA, and SFVMA.
Sarah Inman, BVSc
Dr. Sarah Inman was born in Johannesburg, South Africa and raised in Melbourne, Australia. She completed her undergraduate degree in Genetics and Biochemistry in Melbourne before moving north to attend veterinary school at the University of Sydney. Dr. Inman's particular areas of interest are surgery and diagnostic imaging as well as being an advocate for animal welfare. Dr. Inman lives in San Francisco with her husband and her cat, Albert. Outside of work, Dr. Inman loves spending her time in the great outdoors whether it be hiking, sailing or skiing.
Anna Jones, DVM
Dr. Jones was born and raised in Indiana. She studied Chemistry at Sewanee: The University of the South before obtaining her DVM from Purdue University's College of Veterinary Medicine in 2013. After graduation, she worked at a small animal practice in Indiana before moving to the bay area in 2014. Dr. Jones's professional interests include internal medicine, neurology and dentistry. In her free time she enjoys exploring the bay area and spending time with her husband, her cat named Trevor and her Corgi named Miles.