Dr. Ogilvie is director of the Angel Care Cancer Center at California Veterinary Specialists, president of the Special Care Foundation for Companion Animals and is Division Director of Veterinary Oncology at the University of California-San Diego, Moores Cancer Center. At the Angel Care Cancer Center, he cares for patients, their families and teach interns, residents, veterinary students and has an active cancer research program. Prior to his move to Southern California, Greg was a full tenured professor, internist, 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, Greg 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.
Dr. Ogilvie received his DVM fromColoradoStateUniversityand was in private practice inConnecticutbefore completing a residency at Tufts University/Angell Memorial Animal Hospital. From there he joined the faculty as a professor at theUniversityofIllinoisbefore moving on to his professorship inColorado. Dr. Ogilvie is board certified in both the specialties of both internal medicine and oncology by theAmericanCollegeof Veterinary Internal Medicine and in oncology and is a Diplomate of theEuropeanCollegeof Veterinary Internal Medicine-Companion Animals, Specialty of Oncology.
He is co author 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). He has written over 200 scientific articles and chapters, as well as over 120 scientific abstracts and posters. He has been awarded two international patents, over 10 million dollars in research grants and endowments as a principal or co-investigator, and 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 by shares his love of the practice of veterinary medicine and oncology. Dr. Ogilvie's teaching skills have also been 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.
Greg has also been recognized with: 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. Greg 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 for 15 years and is on the board of directors for Angel on a Leash to benefit children with cancer. His greatest joys are his daughter, Torrie and his wife, Karla.