Welcome to North Heights Veterinary Clinic
Your Veterinarian in Appleton WI
Call us at (920) 739-7816


North Heights Veterinary Clinic is a full-service veterinary clinic and welcomes pet patients in need of routine medical care, surgical, dental care, and emergency treatment. We have years of experience treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care. Beyond first-rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and calm, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our Appleton veterinarian.

Qualified veterinarians

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On our staff, you will find qualified, caring, animal doctors who are ready to care properly for your pets. If you aren't sure what you need, we can help guide you.

A comfortable space

When you need a routine medical exam, surgical procedure, dental treatment, or any other emergency care, we will work with you to create the perfect wellness plan.

Helpful resources

Animals are a responsibility. Be sure you know everything you need to about each individual species you have. We have compiled an understandable list of resources for you to review.

Individualized Care

Know that when you bring your critter to our team, they will be treated just like a member of the family. We take the time to get to know your animal's individual needs.

At North Heights Veterinary Clinic, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.


Appleton Veterinarian | North Heights Veterinary Clinic | (920) 739-7816

1001 West Northland Avenue
Appleton, WI 54914

  • Lynn McDermott, DVM

    Dr. McDermott received his DVM at Iowa State University. In his free time, he enjoys fishing, running, swimming, and reading.

  • Bruce L. Byom, DVM

    Dr. Byom received his DVM at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He has been practicing at North Heights since 1991. He and his family have dogs, cats, horses, chickens, rabbits, and a miniature donkey. Away from work, he likes running, cycling, wilderness camping, family activities, and being a tutor at the middle school.

  • Laura Russo-Klister, DVM

    Dr. Russo earned her DVM at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has been with North Heights since 2012. She has a Greyhound named Lupe, and a calico cat named Princess Buttercup. Along with veterinary medicine, she enjoys spending time with her husband and son, doing yoga, reading, participating in triathlons, and cooking. She likes to work with birds, reptiles and pocket pets as well as dogs and cats.

  • Amanda Beyer, DVM

    Dr. Beyer earned her DVM at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has a black Labrador Retriever mix named Diesel and a Catahoula Leopard dog named Jake as well as a hedgehog named Penelope. Along with veterinary medicine, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, camping, DIY projects, and fishing on the Wolf with her husband.

Testimonials

  • "Thank you! I’ve used other home vets but you are by far the best."
    Nadine G.
  • "I can’t tell you how grateful we are that we have such awesome vets! Your patience, communication, and above-and-beyond care is just incredible, and I know Hammie and Bear are in great hands."
    Jena W.
  • "Dr. Beyer is one of the most caring vets we’ve known. Even our 18-year old cat, Oliver, immediately took to her–he articulated his affection very loudly and showed his appreciation by sharing something of a personal nature. Despite all of that, Natasha called him a “good boy.” We love Dr. Beyer!"
    Fred & Barbara W.

Featured Articles

  • Feline Ear Issues

    Most cats will never have a serious problem with their hearing during their lives. However, several ear issues can affect cats. Many of these can cause discomfort or pain, but some may even lead to a partial loss of hearing or deafness. Ear issues in cats can have a variety of causes, including infections, ...

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  • Fish

    If you’re thinking of getting a pet fish, you should know that your veterinarian has a lot of good advice about pet ownership. Fish can be very rewarding as pets, and you just may be surprised about how much fish actually interact with their owners. Here’s more valuable information about choosing ...

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  • Hypertension

    Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is fairly common in cats. Although it can occur on its own, it is usually a sign of other serious health problems. High blood pressure can also cause problems with other parts of the body, including the eyes, kidneys and heart. Cats are more likely to develop high ...

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  • Hyperthyroidism in Cats

    Hyperthyroidism is a condition that causes a cat’s thyroid gland to produce too much thyroid hormone. This disease most often shows up in middle-aged and older cats. The thyroid gland is located in the neck. Thyroid hormones affect most organs in the body, so hyperthyroidism can lead to other problems ...

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  • Kidney Issues

    The kidneys have two important roles in a cat’s body. First, they filter wastes and toxins from the blood, which then exit the body in the urine. The kidneys also help regulate the volume of fluids in the body and important hormones and other chemicals. Cats can develop several kinds of kidney issues, ...

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  • Liver

    The liver is a very important organ. It is involved in digestion and removing harmful toxins from the blood. Cats can develop several conditions that affect how well their liver works. Cholangiohepatitis One of the most common causes of liver disease in cats is cholangiohepatitis. In this condition, ...

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  • Nasal Problems

    Cats can suffer from several conditions of nose, sinuses and other parts of the upper respiratory tract. These include nasopharyngeal polyps—a type of non-cancerous growth—and inflammation of the membranes of the nasal passages and sinuses. Nasopharyngeal Polyps A nasopharyngeal polyp is a mass of ...

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  • Neurological Issues

    Did you know that your cat’s brain is the size of a golf ball? Despite its small size, a cat’s brain is complex and is an integral part of how a feline’s neurological system functions. If a cat has a defect or injury associated with the brain and the other organs, muscles, tissues and nerves that ...

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  • Nutrition and Weight Control

    Like humans, cats need a balanced diet and to maintain a healthy weight, for optimal physiological functioning. Feeding your cat too much can lead to obesity; feeding your cat too little can lead to malnourishment. Furthermore, a cat may have an aversion to a certain cat food or a condition causing loss ...

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  • Oral Health for Felines

    In addition to nutrition and weight management, oral care is another component that plays a part in a cat’s overall health. By lessening plaque buildup and stopping the plaque from forming dental tartar, you can prevent or control periodontal (gum) disease in your cat. Destruction of the teeth, tongue, ...

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North Heights Veterinary Clinic

Monday:

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

(Closed for Lunch) 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Tuesday:

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

(Closed for Lunch) 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Wednesday:

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

(Closed for Lunch) 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Thursday:

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

(Closed for Lunch) 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Friday:

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

(Closed for Lunch) 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Saturday:

8:00 AM-11:00 AM

Sunday:

Closed