1727 Western Ave

Eau Claire, WI 54703


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Holiday Hours:

Thursday, November 24, 2022 (Thanksgiving) - CLOSED

Saturday, December 24, 2022 (Christmas Eve) - CLOSED

Christmas Day and New Year's Day both fall on Sundays this year.

*Policies and Procedures*

  • Checking In: Check in at the reception desk when you arrive. (Be on time, our appointment book is usually booked tight! If you are late, you may be asked to reschedule.)
  • Call Ahead: We do ask that you please call ahead for any needed items (i.e. food, meds, preventatives, etc.), as we have been extremely busy and may not be able to fill your request right away. We are now requesting 24 hours notice for prescription refills.
  • Texting: We do offer the ability to communicate with our staff via texting. This is often a convenient way to communicate a medication refill, a medical progress update, or simple questions pertaining to appointments. Texting is done through our main phone number: 715-835-0761. We will do our best to respond quickly, however, the patients in the building may be requiring our attention at the moment. Responses MAY take up to 2 hours during regular business hours. If you have an urgent need or a complicated situation, please call our office for the fastest response time.
  • Appointment Deposit:  A deposit will be required if you are not a current client or you are bringing three or more patients during one visit. The deposit will be credited to your invoice when your appointment is complete. It is NON-REFUNDABLE if you cancel or reschedule with less than a 24 hours notice or you don’t show up for your appointment. 
  • Cancelations: With the influx of patients, appointments spaces are limited. To allow us time to fill your current appointment space, we ask that you give 24 hour notice if you need to cancel or reschedule.
  • Late Arrivals: Please be on time for your appointment.  If you are late you may be asked to reschedule and it will be considered a missed appointment.
  • NO SHOWS: If you miss your appointment, you will need to reschedule. Two or more missed appointments (either as a rescheduled late arrival or a “No Show”) will require a deposit when scheduling future appointments.

Welcome to Northside Pet Hospital Your Veterinary Clinic in Eau Claire WI

Need an appointment? Call us at 715-835-0761!

Northside Pet Hospital is a full-service veterinary medical facility. The professional and courteous staff at Northside Pet Hospital seek to provide the best possible medical, surgical, and dental care for their highly-valued patients.

We are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, preventative health care, and health-related educational opportunities for our clients. Northside Pet Hospital strives to offer excellence in veterinary care to Eau Claire, WI and surrounding areas.

Please take a moment to contact us today, to learn more about our veterinary practice and to find out more information about how Northside Pet Hospital can serve the needs of you and your cherished pet.

At Northside Pet Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Eau Claire Veterinarian | Northside Pet Hospital | 715-835-0761

1727 Western Ave
Eau Claire, WI 54703

Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Practice Hours


8:00 AM-5:30 PM


8:00 AM-5:30 PM


8:00 AM-5:30 PM


8:00 AM-5:30 PM


8:00 AM-5:00 PM


8:00 AM-12:00 PM



Meet The Doctors

  • Doris Durst

    Dr. Doris Durst grew up on a dairy farm near Richland Center in southwestern Wisconsin. She graduated from UW-River Falls with a Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science. She then received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Minnesota.

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  • David Menard
    DVM, CCRT, Practice Owner

    Dr. David Menard was born and raised in Wheaton Township, Chippewa County. He grew up on a large dairy/beef farm. He attended Regis High School, and then went to UWEC where he received his B.S. in Zoology and Chemistry.

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  • Emily Schneider

    Dr. Emily Schneider grew up in Stanley, WI on a small dairy farm. She was always outside playing with the farm cats and dogs and loved watching the vets come out to work on their cattle. 

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  • Peter Helmbrecht

    Dr. Peter Helmbrecht graduated from the University of Wisconsin – School of Veterinary Medicine in 1991. He has been with Northside Pet Hospital since 2015. He enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine, especially preventative care and internal medicine.

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  • Michelle Rothaug

    Dr. Michelle Rothaug grew up in McMinnville, Oregon where she always knew growing up that she wanted to work with animals. She joined the army and got her start working with animals there as an animal care specialist. 

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