Dr. Chris MacDonald

Inspired to enroll in vet school after working on a sheep farm in Southern New Zealand. I graduated from the Atlantic Veterinary College 2000. Joined the practice in May 2003, I was offered the chance to work and partner with my mentor, Dr. Don Rushton, and I have been here since then. An area that interests me is dentistry and feline medicine. What I love most about my job is that no two days are ever the same. I have the privilege of positively impacting the lives of pets and their owners. My favourite thing about the clinic is that the staff is my extended family. Fun fact about myself is that I enjoy running, golfing and curling, the three sports that as a youngster I thought were the most boring sports in the world.
A few weeks ago, I had to say goodbye to my old dog Brutus. It was sad & heart breaking…

Lise Chiasson

I have used Westwood Hills Pet Focus for almost 5 years. I couldn’t be happier with the staff. Every single…

Leslie Gluckman

Dr. MacDonald is very nice. My dog seems to really like him. Getting appointments are easy. The front staff are…

Skye Herritt

I have been going to Westwood Hills Veterinary Hospital for years with my dogs. I love them! I…

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