David McKenna, DVM

David McKenna, DVM Dr. David McKenna is the owner of the Animal Hospital of West Lake Forest. A general practitioner, Dr. McKenna has cared for pets here since 1996. He has always loved animals and finds veterinary medicine to be a rewarding way to work with pets and explore his interest in medicine. Dr. McKenna particularly enjoys interacting with clients and their pets and enjoys the unique veterinary medical cases he sees each day.

A native of New Paltz, NY, Dr. McKenna attended Union College as an undergraduate and received his Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry in 1984. He also received a second Bachelor's Degree in Veterinary Medicine in 1991. Dr. McKenna continued his education at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine and was awarded his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 1993.

Dr. McKenna has a number of interests related to veterinary medicine and particularly enjoys perfecting his skills in soft tissue surgery. Veterinary endocrinology is another professional interest. Dr. McKenna is a member of many professional veterinary organizations, including the Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association and the Chicago Veterinary Medical Association.

Dr. McKenna's four-legged companions include a dog named Sienna and two cats, Coal and Henry, all of whom eagerly greet him when he comes home each day. He enjoys playing tennis, biking, and going to the beach when he's not busy with his duties at the hospital.

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