Dr. Prestegord grew up in the Twin Cities and received his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin River Falls. Following that, he attended veterinary school at Iowa State University. He practiced small animal medicine for 4 years in west central Minnesota before returning to the Twin Cities. Dr. Prestegord's professional interests include dentistry and preventive medicine. He has a cat named Petunia and in his spare time, he enjoys riding his motorcycle and fishing.