Los Lunas Animal Clinic works hard to maintain an excellent staff of doctors, client service representatives, technicians and kennel assistants. Our staff is a GREAT team, and has been carefully chosen to provide the best care for your pet. All staff members participate in continuing education programs, and most have special interests or areas of expertise within the practice.

Donald J. MacDougall, D.V.M. – Owner, Veterinarian, Chief Surgeon, Medical Director, started off as an employee here from 1986 to 1988. In 1988, Dr. MacDougall purchased the Los Lunas Animal Clinic. Before he came to New Mexico, he spent 2 years at a mixed animal practice in Rapid City, South Dakota. Dr. MacDougall has an AA in Medical Science, BS in Veterinary Science with a minor in Wildlife Biology from Colorado State University, then graduated in 1983 from Colorado State Univeristy College of Veterinary Medicine. With his many talents, attention to detail, and diligence, Dr. MacDougall contributes his knowledge and expertise, as the veterinarian for the Wildlife West Nature Park in Edgewood, New Mexico, and is also the founder an part owner of Pet ER Inc. in Los Lunas, New Mexico. Born in Denver, raised in Colorado and Arizona, Dr. MacDougall has lived in Wyoming and South Dakota before making his home in Los Lunas, New Mexico. He has an amazing and supportive wife Kay Rivers who is a graphic designer, and has a beautiful daughter, Arriana M. MacDougall, born April 2006. One of Dr. MacDougall’s favorite past-times is Cowboy Mounted Shooting. He is the 2 time SASS World Champion!

William C. Thompson III, D.V.M Ph.D – Veterinarian and Chief of Staff obtained his D.V.M.from Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine, Grafton, Massachusetts. He obtained his Ph.D in Computer Science from the University of California, Davis. Dr. Thompson, grew up in New Mexico and brings with him considerable experience in equine medicine and surgery and special training in small animal orthopedic surgery. His interests include working with small ruminants such as goats, sheep, alpacas and llamas and avian medicine in addition to full services for our canine and feline clients.


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