Dr. Kirkland attended the University of Nebraska where he received his bacherlor's degree in Animal Science. He then attended Iowa State University for Veterinary school. He practiced two years in Arizona and moved to Salt Lake City in 1989. Dr. Kirkland has been with Mountain View Animal Hospital since 2003. His special interests are surgery and orthopedics. In his spare time he enjoys golfing, hiking, boating and spending time with his two kids, Kelsey and Tyler.