Dr. Milton Altshuler passed away peacefully, on April 4, 2014 at Seasons Hospice located at the Christiana Hospital. Milton was just six days shy of his 89th birthday. Born in Brooklyn, NY to Ben and Ida Altshuler, he graduated High School at the early age of 15 and went right to college, eventually earning a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from what is now Brandeis University. At the time of his graduation he held the distinction of being the youngest veterinarian in the United States. He moved to Baltimore, MD where he met and married Dorothy Goldberg 65 years ago. They moved to Ogletown, DE in 1954 where Milton established the Chestnut Hill Animal Hospital. He practiced veterinary medicine for the next 32 years. Milton is survived by his wife Dorothy and his children Andi Moses (Bill) and Steve Altshuler (Jane). He was the proud grandfather of four grandchildren, Leah Ferragamo (John), Erica Moses and Matthew and Kyle Altshuler and two great grandchildren, Caleb and Shane Ferragamo. Funeral services will be 1:00 pm Sunday, April 6, 2014 at Temple Beth El, 301 Possum Park Road, Newark, DE 19711. Shiva will be observed Sunday evening at 7:30 pm at the home of Andi and Bill Moses. In lieu of flowers donations would be appreciated to Temple Beth El.
TUESDAY, APRIL 29, 2014 | "EMERGENCY & CRITICAL CARE"
Dover Downs Hotel
1131 North DuPont Hwy, Dover, DE 19901
SMALL ANIMAL LECTURES
Acute Abdomen, Hemoabdomen, Respiratory Complications of Trauma, Pulmonary Parenchymal Diseases.
LARGE ANIMAL LECTURES
Decision for Surgical vs. Medical Management of Horse with Colic, Large Animal Impactions, Expectations Followiong Colic Surgery, Food Animal Emergencies, Equine Dystocia.