Gregory Ogilvie, DVM
Diplomates, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Specialties of Internal Medicine, Oncology), European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Oncology)
Dr. Ogilvie is director of the Angel Care Cancer Center at California Veterinary Specialists and Professor and Division Director of Veterinary Oncology, Department of Radiation Medicine and Applied Sciences, University of California-San Diego, Moores Cancer Center. At the Angel Care Cancer Center, he cares for patients, their families and mentors and educates interns, residents, veterinary students and has an active cancer research program.
Before his move to Southern California, Dr. Ogilvie was a full tenured professor, internist, and head of medical oncology and director of the Medical Oncology Research Laboratory, Animal Cancer Center at Colorado State University from 1987 until 2003. During this 16 year period at CSU, he also spent one year on sabbatical teaching and developing new, innovative cancer therapies at the medical school and the Laboratoire Nutrition, Croisance et Cancer at the Université François Rabelais in Tours France. Dr. Ogilvie lectures to thousands of veterinary students, physicians, graduate veterinarians and scientists each year about compassionate care for pets and people.
Dr. Ogilvie received his DVM from Colorado State University and was in private practice in Connecticut before completing a residency at Tufts University/Angell Memorial Animal Hospital. From there he joined the faculty as a professor at the University of Illinois before moving on to his professorship in Colorado. Dr. Ogilvie is board certified in both the specialties of both internal medicine and oncology by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine and in oncology and is a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine-Companion Animals, Specialty of Oncology.
He is coauthor with Dr. Antony Moore of three books.
Managing the Veterinary Cancer Patient (Veterinary Learning Systems, 1995, in English, French and Japanese), Feline Oncology: Compassionate Care for Cats with Cancer (Veterinary Learning Systems, 2001 in English and Japanese) and this book, Managing the Canine Cancer Patient: A Practical Guide to Compassionate Care (Veterinary Learning Systems, 2006 in English, Spanish and Japanese).
His newest book just released is entitled, A Compassionate Guide to Cancer Care. He has written over 200 scientific articles and chapters, as well as over 120 scientific abstracts and posters. He was awarded two international patents, over 10 million dollars in research grants and endowments as a principal or co-investigator. Dr. Ogilvie is the recipient of many awards including the Arnold O. Beckman Research Award, the Beecham Research Award, the Purina Small Animal Research Award, the Scheidy Memorial Research Award and the AVMA/American Kennel Club Award.
Dr. Ogilvie has lectured in scores of countries to many thousands of students, veterinarians, physicians and scientists in Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, South America, and North America sharing his love of the practice of veterinary medicine and oncology. Dr. Ogilvie’s teaching skills are frequently recognized. He is the recipient of the Outstanding Teachers Award; two Norden Distinguished Teacher Awards; the MSD Agvet Award for Creativity in Teaching; the SCAVMA Award for “Dedication to Students and the Profession” and was named Outstanding Companion Animal Speaker for 1999 at the North American Veterinary Conference.
Dr. Ogilvie received: the American Veterinary Medical Association’s “Veterinarian of the Year-1995”; the American Animal Hospital Association’s “Veterinarian of the Year-1996”; the Colorado Veterinary Medical Association Outstanding Faculty Award-1996; and the 1999 SHARE Human Animal Bond Companion Animal Award. Greg was awarded the World Small Animal Veterinary Association Hills Award for Excellence in Veterinary Healthcare for the year 2001.
When not caring for pets and people. Dr. Ogilvie is a certified ski instructor and enjoys camping, SCUBA, and long distance cycling. He has volunteered as a counselor at the Sky High Hope Camp for children who have cancer. His greatest joys are his daughter, Torrie, his wife, Karla, and of course the four-legged kids in the house.