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. In January 2012, he purchased the remaining share of the practice and is now the proud owner of White Pine Veterinary Clinic. 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.