Dr. Nonda Pappelis graduated from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in 1996. Having been born in Rochester, MN, and having lived in Winona as well, Dr. Nonda dreamed of returning to his home state of Minnesota. After many years of practice in south Florida, he finally ventured back with his family and partner to purchase Riverbend Pet Hospital in the beautiful river town of Hastings in 2007.
Dr. Nonda enjoys his time off with family and friends exploring Minnesota, visiting parks and beaches, especially the North Shore. He also enjoys barbequing, hiking, snowtubing, snorkeling and spending time with family pets – Pebbles, Nutmeg and Dino
Education: University of Florida