1727 Western Ave

Eau Claire, WI 54703


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*COVID Policies and Procedures*

  • Masks are optional for our vaccinated patrons. Please feel free to wear a mask if you wish, and you may still request a curb-side appointment when scheduling if you so desire. (As always, if you are experiencing signs on illness, please stay home.)
  • You will no longer need to call when you arrive, unless you have requested a curb-side appointment. Check in at the reception desk when you come in. (Be on time, our appointment book is usually booked tight! If you are late, you may be asked to reschedule.)
  • We are still requesting that you social distance as best as you can. 
  • You may also now come in to pick up MEDICATION OR FOOD refills. We do ask that you please call ahead for any needed items, 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. If you have an urgent need or a complicated situation, please call for the fastest response time.

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

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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