With a vision of providing excellent veterinary care in the area, Dr. McDonald founded Bay Pines Veterinary Clinic 1977. He and his wife Joan planted a seed that has grown into a veterinary practice that employs 5 veterinarians and over 30 staff members. In 1998 they fulfilled a dream and built the new hospital to provide the best facility they could create to care for pets. Dr. McDonald graduated from Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1975. Dr. McDonald chose Emmet County because of vast outdoor recreational opportunities. He still enjoys upland bird hunting with one of his 5 English Setters. You might also find him with fly rod in hand or on his bicycle or cross-country skis. Dr. Mac and his wife Joan have 3 grown children, Michael, Libby, and Stewart. The daily challenges of veterinary practice still excite Dr. Mac as much as they did when he was a student.
Years in Practice: 43
Education: Michigan State