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

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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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  • Snakes

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  • Domestic Pigs

    Pigs are great for families who want a relatively exotic but easy to care for a pet. Whether miniature, like a pot-bellied pig, or a full-sized animal, caring for a pig is similar to caring for a cat or dog. Health Domestic pigs need to see a veterinarian regularly for vaccinations and checkups. We ...

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  • Gerbils

    Gerbils are great little pets for pet owners who don't have room for a dog or cat. They're friendly and fun to watch, but they do take a moderate level of care and investment. If you're thinking of getting a gerbil, here's what you'll need to know to keep him happy and healthy, including giving him a ...

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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