Dr. McDonald was raised in Chicago and did his college work in Wisconsin, graduating with a BS in Chemistry from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in 1985. He received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1989. After graduation, he fulfilled his dream of living in the west by joining a mixed animal practice in south-central Washington State. After two years there, he met Dr. Lund, and being a skier, took the opportunity to move to and practice in Park City. In the summer of 2001, Dr. McDonald purchased one-half of White Pine Veterinary Clinic and became a partner/owner with Dr. Lund. His special Interests include endoscopy and oncology.
Currently Dr. McDonald lives in Park City with his wife Bobbie, two children, two Karelian Beardogs; Wasatch and Eagle, and Zip; a black and white Domestic Shorthair cat. He enjoys hockey (playing and coaching) as well as hiking, camping and skiing.