Dr. Stanforth was born and raised in Kokomo, Indiana. And is the son of Dr. Carl Stanforth, DVM. Mark graduated from Haworth High School and then went to the University of Minnesota for undergraduate studies. Dr. Stanforth transferred to Purdue University, where he earned his DVM degree for Purdue in 1982.
In 1990, Dr. Stanforth and Madelyn moved their family back to Kokomo following his father’s retirement, and began his practice at Kokomo Animal Hospital.
Dr. Stanforth has 3 daughters: Michelle, Lisa, and Marla. The Stanforth’s thoroughly enjoy their three grandsons.
Together as a family they enjoy outdoor recreation, primarily motorcycling, fishing, boating, and hunting with “May”, an 11 year old GSP that is almost always “a constant companion of” Mark and Madelyn. May even joins in with Purdue football tailgating.
Mark and Madelyn are active members of St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church. As Purdue Alumni members, they support Purdue Athletics. Professional memberships include the American Veterinary Medical Association, Indiana Veterinary Medical Association, and Wabash Valley Veterinary Association.