Honouring Emmanuelle Gattuso

July 9, 2018

Inspirational philanthropist receives an Honorary Doctorate at the University of Guelph 

Emmanuelle Gattuso, centre, with Stephanie Nykamp, OVC Associate Dean Clinical Program, on the left and OVC Dean Jeff Wichtel, on the rightWhether it’s supporting a cause that is close to her heart in the arts, culture or health, Emmanuelle Gattuso’s philanthropy is a catalyst for progress and innovation to improve the lives of people and animals. 

It is the love and admiration Gattuso has for animals and her own pets that inspired her $2.5-million gift to OVC Pet Trust’s Friends Together for Longer Campaign at the Ontario Veterinary. The gift, made through her philanthropic foundation, La Fondation Emmanuelle Gattuso, will support the construction of the James Slaight Advanced Surgical Complex, a part of new surgery and anesthesia facilities within...

The Crest has a new look

June 25, 2018

The Crest Spring Summer 2018 cover imageFor many years, The Crest has played a crucial role connecting the Ontario Veterinary College to its many alumni, partners and friends. The Spring Summer issue of Crest - the research, teaching and health care magazine of the Ontario Veterinary College – is now available. 

“I’m very happy to welcome you to a refreshed, expanded Crest, brimming with stories about the outstanding accomplishments of our OVC community...

The 2018 Externship Blog Project is ready to roll

June 18, 2018

Photo of 2018 OVC Externship Blog Project studentsThe summer between third and fourth year marks a significant milestone for student veterinarians at the University of Guelph’s Ontario Veterinary College.

Beginning with an eight-week externship in a rural veterinary practice, they move from lectures and labs into a year of intensive clinical and diagnostic training. It is a defining experience as they move from the classroom to the...