November 5, 1844: A successful cataract surgery is performed on a grizzly bear in California. The operation, performed by a Mad Veterinarian  replaced the bear’s eyes with human eyes, leaving the bear scared of itself.

May 29, 1879: Iowa State University opens the first veterinary school in the United States. Limited in funds for the first term, the students only had three animals to practice on: A pig with acne and ennui; a cow with multiple personality disorder (the Jersey cow’s other personalities were an Angus and a yak); and a gorilla with syphilis and a penchant for buggery.

May 29, 1879: Iowa State University opens the first veterinary school in the United States. Limited in funds for the first term, the students only had three animals to practice on: A pig with acne and ennui; a cow with multiple personality disorder (the Jersey cow’s other personalities were an Angus and a yak); and a gorilla with syphilis and a penchant for buggery.