Duane Vollendorf, DVM, Owner
School: University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine, 1995
Dr. Duane is an Eau Claire native. He started his journey at Westgate Animal Hospital in July of 2004.
He enjoys spending time with his wife, three daughters and son. Duane has 5 cats, 1 dog, 3 horses, 2 lambs, 3 rabbits and about 15 chickens. He enjoys chasing his kids around the house and also enjoys spending time in the barn taking care of his many animals. In his free time Duane enjoys ice skating and having Nerf Gun wars with his kids.
Nate Meyer, DVM, Owner
Pam Hansen, DVM, Owner
Kathy Nowak, DVM
School: The Ohio State University, 1990
Dr. Kathy started at Westgate Animal Hospital in May of 2015.
She and her husband, Tim, and daughter, Erika moved to Wisconsin to be closer to family. Kathy enjoys spending time outdoors, quilting and learning more about aquaponics. She has 3 active dogs, an English Setter, a Jack Russel Terrier and a Dachshund, and also 3 cats.
Jenna Strebe, DVM
School: University of Wisconsin- Madison- School of Veterinary Medicine, 2019
Dr. Jenna started at Westgate Animal Hospital in June of 2019.
Dr. Jenna is from Somerset, WI originally. She attended UW- River Falls for her bachelor's degree in Animal Science. During that time, she was able to study abroad in Scotland. She enjoys spending time with her husband, Adam, as well as horseback riding, kayaking, spending time outdoors and reading. She has a cat named Kesa, two Quarter Horses, Flynn and Maynard, one Corgi named Radar and a Shepherd Mix named Evie.
Jennifer Bauer, DVM
School: University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine, 1999
Dr. Jennifer grew up on a farm in rural Eau Claire. She joined Westgate Animal Hospital in October of 2023.
Dr. Jennifer enjoys spending time with her husband, Klaus, and their three cats, Summer, Muffin, and Fern. They live on a beef farm with Red Angus and Simmental cows. Her spare time is spent working on the farm, gardening, reading, and helping with her husband's honey bees.