Talks & Articles

ADVERTISING
The Regulation of Veterinary Advertising, Central Veterinary Conference (Kansas City, Missouri, August 27, 2001)


AGENTS
Veterinary Contracts: Partnership, Employment, Agency, Bailments, Consent, etc., Iowa State University, College of Veterinary Medicine (Ames, Iowa, November 5, 2002)


ALTERNATIVE & COMPLEMENTARY VETERINARY MEDICINE (ACVM)
The Law and Complementary & Alternative Veterinary Medicine, American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association (Kansas City, Missouri, September 13, 2004)

Legal Issues Concerning Alternative & Complementary Veterinary Medicine, American University of Antigua, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (Coolidge, Antigua, March 17, 2011); Central Veterinary Conference (Kansas City, Missouri, August 29, 2010); and Colorado State University, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Fort Collins, Colorado (May 1, 2008, May 3, 2007, May 4, 2006, May 19, 2005 & June 26, 2004)

Legal and Ethical Considerations of Alternative & Complementary Veterinary Medical Care, University of Missouri, College of Veterinary Medicine (Columbia, Missouri, December 1998); and American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Denver, Colorado, May 25, 2001)


ANIMAL ABUSE
Must a Vet Report Animal Abuse? Vol. 36, No. 6 Dog Fancy 15 (June 2005)

Cruelty: Felony or Misdemeanor? Vol. 34, No. 4 Dog Fancy (April 2003)


ANIMAL FEELINGS
The Law and Animal Pain, Feelings & Emotions, American University of Antigua, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (Coolidge, Antigua, March 18, 2011)

Are Animal Feelings Legal? Northeast Veterinary Conference (Providence, Rhode Island, August 9, 2004)


ANIMAL IDENTIFICATION MICROCHIPS
To Scan or Not to Scan: That is the Question! Vol. 63, No. 3 California Veterinarian 17 (May - June 2009)

Cry “Havoc!” and Let Slip the Dogs of Law: Veterinarians, Microchips, Lost, Stolen & Escaped Animals, Cremation and Pet Cemeteries, Ross University, School of Veterinary Medicine (Basseterre, St. Kitts, November 6, 2012, May 29, 2012, February 22, 2012, October 12, 2011, June 8, 2011 & February 8, 2011); American University of Antigua, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (Coolidge, Antigua, March 17, 2011); Central Veterinary Conference (Kansas City, Missouri, August 29, 2010); and American Veterinary Medical Law Association (New Orleans, Louisiana, July 20, 2008)


ANIMAL OWNERSHIP
Hey, that’s My Dog! New Owner vs. Original: What are you Chances? Vol. 36, No. 3 Dog Fancy 15 (March 2005)

Animals as Property, American University of Antigua, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (Coolidge, Antigua, March 18, 2011); and Northeast Veterinary Conference (Providence, Rhode Island, August 9, 2004)

Owner or Guardian? Different Laws Apply When Dogs Become Wards Rather than Property, Vol. 34, No. 1 Dog Fancy (January 2003)

The Doggone Pup is Mine: Documentation Helps Prove Ownership, Vol. 34, No. 7 Dog Fancy (July 2003)

Who Gets Scooper Duty? Property Owners Can Fight Back Against Irresponsible Dog Owners, Vol. 34, No. 5 Dog Fancy (May 2003)


ANIMAL PAIN
The Law and Animal Pain, Feelings & Emotions, American University of Antigua, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (Coolidge, Antigua, March 18, 2011)


ANIMAL TRUSTS
If Your Dog Outlives You, Vol. 37, No. 12, Dog Fancy 74 (December 2006)

Animal Trusts - Who is the Client? Missouri Veterinary Medical Association Messenger (September 2003)

You May Have a New Client and Not Even Know it [Pet Trusts], Vol. 13, no 5 The Kansas Veterinarian News (July - August 2003)

In Dog We Trust, Vol. 33, No. 2 Dog Fancy (February 2002)


ASSISTANCE ANIMALS
Assistance Animals in Public Accommodations, Animal Law, University of Missouri-Kansas City (April 8, 2003)

Wither Thou Goest: Service Dogs Go Virtually Everywhere with Their Disabled Handlers, Vol. 33, No. 11 Dog Fancy (November 2002)


BAILMENTS
Veterinary Contracts: Partnership, Employment, Agency, Bailments, Consent, etc., Iowa State University, College of Veterinary Medicine (Ames, Iowa, November 5, 2002)


BREED-SPECIFIC LAWS
Legislation by the Breed: Constitutional Challenges to Breed-Specific Laws Rarely Succeed, Vol. 33, No. 12 Dog Fancy (December 2002)


BUSINESS ENTITIES
Veterinary Contracts: Partnership, Employment, Agency, Bailments, Consent, etc., Iowa State University, College of Veterinary Medicine (Ames, Iowa, November 5, 2002)

Veterinary Contracts: Partnership & Employment Agreements, Oklahoma Veterinary Medical Association Convention (Tulsa, Oklahoma, January 26, 2002)

Contracts in Veterinary Practices, Western Veterinary Conference (Las Vegas, Nevada, February 1998) [1. Employment Agreements; and 2. Partnership Agreements]

Limited Liability Companies, Central Veterinary Conference (Kansas City, Missouri, August 1996)

Limited Liability Partnerships, Central Veterinary Conference (Kansas City, Missouri, August 1996)

Professional Corporations, Central Veterinary Conference (Kansas City, Missouri, August 1996)

Professional Relations: Counselling the [Veterinary] Practitioner, American Veterinary Medical Law Association (San Francisco, California, July 1994) [1. Limited Liability Companies; 2. Professional Corporations; 3. Limited Liability Partnerships; 4. Non-Veterinary Ownership, Interest or Participation in Veterinary Practices; and 5. Probate Proceedings Involving Veterinary Practices]

Veterinary Business Entities, Western Veterinary Conference (Las Vegas, Nevada, February 1998); and Central Veterinary Conference (Kansas City, Missouri, August 1994) [1. Limited Liability Companies; 2. Professional Corporations; and 3. Limited Liability Partnerships]


COMPANION ANIMALS
Measure of Damages for Loss of Companion Animals, Emory University, School of Law (Atlanta, Georgia, April 2, 2012)


COMPLEMENTARY & ALTERNATIVE VETERINARY MEDICINE (CAVM)
The Law and Complementary & Alternative Veterinary Medicine, American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association (Kansas City, Missouri, September 13, 2004)

Legal Issues Concerning Alternative & Complementary Veterinary Medicine, American University of Antigua, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (Coolidge, Antigua, March 17, 2011); Central Veterinary Conference (Kansas City, Missouri, August 29, 2010); and Colorado State University, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Fort Collins, Colorado (May 1, 2008, May 3, 2007, May 4, 2006, May 19, 2005 & June 26, 2004)

Legal and Ethical Considerations of Alternative & Complementary Veterinary Medical Care, University of Missouri, College of Veterinary Medicine (Columbia, Missouri, December 1998); and American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Denver, Colorado, May 25, 2001)


CONSUMER PROTECTION LAWS
Legally Speaking...Is it true that Kansas veterinarians can now be sued under the Kansas Consumer Protection Act? Kansas Veterinary Medical Association News Online (May - June 2007)

CONTRACTS

Veterinary Employment Laws & Contracts, Ross University, School of Veterinary Medicine (Basseterre, St. Kitts, November 6, 2012, May 30, 2012, February 21, 2012, October 12, 2011; June 7, 2011; February 7, 2011); and American University of Antigua, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (Coolidge, Antigua, March 14, 2011)

Veterinary Contracts: Partnership, Employment, Agency, Bailments, Consent, etc., Iowa State University, College of Veterinary Medicine (Ames, Iowa, November 5, 2002)

Veterinary Contracts: Partnership & Employment Agreements, Oklahoma Veterinary Medical Association Convention (Tulsa, Oklahoma, January 26, 2002)

Contracts in Veterinary Practices, Western Veterinary Conference (Las Vegas, Nevada, February 1998) [1. Employment Agreements; and 2. Partnership Agreements]


CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES
Controlled Substances: Me, the Board and the DEA / BNDD, Frostbite Seminar, Kansas City Veterinary Medical Association (Overland Park, Kansas, February 26, 2012)

Controlled Substances in Veterinary Practices, Ross University, School of Veterinary Medicine (Basseterre, St. Kitts, November 6, 2012, May 29, 2012, February 23, 2012, October 13, 2011 & June 9, 2011)

What’s the Deal with Controlled Substances? Or Controlled Substances & You, American Veterinary Medical Law Association, Webinar (April 27, 2011); American University of Antigua, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (Coolidge, Antigua, March 15, 2011); and Frostbite Seminar, Kansas City Veterinary Medical Association (Overland Park, Kansas, February 20, 2011)


CORPORATIONS
Professional Corporations, Central Veterinary Conference (Kansas City, Missouri, August 1996)
Professional Relations: Counselling the [Veterinary] Practitioner, American Veterinary Medical Law Association (San Francisco, California, July 1994) [1. Limited Liability Companies; 2. Professional Corporations; 3. Registered Limited Liability Partnerships; 4. Non-Veterinary Ownership, Interest or Participation in Veterinary Practices; and 5. Probate Proceedings Involving Veterinary Practices]

Veterinary Business Entities, Western Veterinary Conference (Las Vegas, Nevada, February 1998); and Central Veterinary Conference (Kansas City, Missouri, August 1994) [1. Limited Liability Companies; 2. Professional Corporations; and 3. Registered Limited Liability Partnerships]


CREDITOR-DEBTOR: COLLECTIONS
Kansas & Missouri Record Keeping Requirements and Collection Activities during Difficulty Economic Times, Frostbite Seminar, Kansas City Veterinary Medical Association (Overland Park, Kansas, February 21, 2010)

Deadbeats 101: Bill Collecting for Veterinarians, Kansas City Veterinary Medical Association (Overland Park, Kansas, February 11, 2003)


DAMAGES
Measure of Damages for Loss of Companion Animals, Emory University, School of Law (Atlanta, Georgia, April 2, 2012)

Legally Speaking...I heard that in Kansas and Missouri the only damage a person can get for injury to a pet is the animal’s fair market value. Is this correct? Kansas City Veterinary Medical Association News & Notes 3 (January - February 2007)

Legally Speaking...Is it correct that in Missouri the only damage a person can get for injury to a pet is the animal’s fair market value? Missouri Veterinary Quarterly 12 (Winter 2006)

Legally Speaking...I heard that in Kansas the only damage a person can get for injury to a pet is the animal’s fair market value, is this correct? Vol. 16, No. 8 Kansas Veterinary Medical Association News Online (December 2006)

What is Your Dog’s Life Worth? Vol. 35, No. 9 Dog Fancy 11 (September 2004)

Emotional Pain & Suffering and Loss of Consortium Claims Against Veterinarians, Northeast Veterinary Conference (Providence, Rhode Island, August 9, 2004)

Emotional Pain & Suffering Claims Against Veterinarians and Ownership vs. Guardianship, American Veterinary Medical Association Leadership Conference (Chicago, Illinois, January 10, 2004); Kansas Veterinary Medical Association (Topeka, Kansas, January 11, 2004); and Indiana Veterinary Medical Association (Indianapolis, Indiana, January 31, 2004)

Emotional Pain & Suffering and Loss of Companionship Claims, Guardians vs. Owners and Other Legal Issues Affecting Veterinary Medicine, Nine-States Veterinary Conference (Des Moines, Iowa, August 23, 2003); and Colorado Veterinary Medical Association Spring Leadership Conference (Vail, Colorado, May 3, 2003)

What’s a Dog’s Life Worth? Vol. 33, No. 6 Dog Fancy (June 2002)

Damages for Emotional Pain and Suffering, Vol. 18, No. 1 Trends (February - March 2002)

Emotional Pain & Suffering Damages for Loss of An Animal Opens the Door to Inquire About the Owner, Vol. VI, No. 2 American Veterinary Medical Law Association Newsletter (March 2001)


DOGS
Are You the Dog’s “Keeper?” - State Laws Set Owners’ and Dog Sitters’ Liability, Vol. 34, No. 10 Dog Fancy (October 2003)
This Little Doggie Went to Market, Vol. 34, No. 8 Dog Fancy (August 2003)
The Doggone Pup is Mine: Documentation Helps Prove Ownership, Vol. 34, No. 7 Dog Fancy (July 2003)
When Dog Bites Dog: Establish Liability, and You Can Recoup Certain Costs, Vol. 34, No. 6 Dog Fancy (June 2003)
Who Gets Scooper Duty? Property Owners Can Fight Back Against Irresponsible Dog Owners, Vol. 34, No. 5, Dog Fancy (May 2003)
Liability Bites: Every Dog Does Not Get One Bite, Vol. 34, No. 2 Dog Fancy (February 2003)
A Walk in the Park, Vol. 33, No. 8 Dog Fancy (August 2002)
Can My Dog Land Me in Jail? Vol. 33, No. 7 Dog Fancy (July 2002)
Got a Lemon of a Dog? Vol. 33, No. 4 Dog Fancy (April 2002)
Does a Dog Have the Right of Self-Defense, Vol. 33, No. 1 Dog Fancy 17 (January 2002)


DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS
Veterinary Medical License Complaint & Discipline, panel discussion, American Veterinary Medical Law Association (Washington, D.C., July 15, 2007)
The Veterinarian & The Licensing Board, Ross University, School of Veterinary Medicine (Basseterre, St. Kitts, November 5, 2012 & May 28, 2012); American Veterinary Medical Convention, (St. Louis, Missouri, July 18, 2011); American University of Antigua, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (Coolidge, Antigua, March 16, 2011); Central Veterinary Conference (Kansas City, Missouri August 29, 2010); and American Veterinary Medical Association Convention (Denver, Colorado, July 21, 2003)


DIVORCE
Agree Before Decree: If You and Your Spouse Both Love the Dog, Work Out the Details Before You Head to Court, Vol. 34, No. 3 Dog Fancy (March 2003)


DRUG ENFORCEMENT ADMINISTRATION – DEA
Controlled Substances: Me, the Board and the DEA / BNDD, Frostbite Seminar, Kansas City Veterinary Medical Association (Overland Park, Kansas, February 26, 2012)
Legal Responses to Regulatory Actions: Occupational Safety & Health Administration, Drug Enforcement Administration & Environmental Protection Agency, Western Veterinary Conference (Las Vegas, Nevada, February 1998)


ENVIORNMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY – EPA
Legal Responses to Regulatory Actions: Occupational Safety & Health Administration, Drug Enforcement Administration & Environmental Protection Agency, Western Veterinary Conference (Las Vegas, Nevada, February 1998)


ESCAPED ANIMALS
Cry “Havoc!” and Let Slip the Dogs of Law: Veterinarians, Microchips, Lost, Stolen & Escaped Animals, Cremation and Pet Cemeteries, Ross University, School of Veterinary Medicine (Basseterre, St. Kitts, November 6, 2012, May 29, 2012, February 22, 2012, October 12, 2011, June 8, 2011 & February 8, 2011); American University of Antigua, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (Coolidge, Antigua, March 17, 2011); Central Veterinary Conference (Kansas City, Missouri, August 29, 2010); and American Veterinary Medical Law Association (New Orleans, Louisiana, July 20, 2008)


ESTATE PLANNING
If Your Dog Outlives You, Vol. 37, No. 12 Dog Fancy 74 (December 2006)
Probate Proceedings Involving Veterinary Practices, Central Veterinary Conference (Kansas City, Missouri, August 1998 & August 1999)
Professional Relations: Counselling the [Veterinary] Practitioner, American Veterinary Medical Law Association (San Francisco, California, July 1994) [1. Limited Liability Companies; 2. Professional Corporations; 3. Limited Liability Partnerships; 4. Non-Veterinary Ownership, Interest or Participation in Veterinary Practices; and 5. Probate Proceedings Involving Veterinary Practices]


FARM ANIMAL STOCK LAWS
Who is Liable Under Missouri’s Stock Law, Vol. 13, No. 1 Ozarks Farm & Neighbor 26 (September 20, 2010)


FARM LABOR
Understanding Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Claims Against Farm Employers, Vol. 13, No. 4 Ozarks Farm & Neighbor 27 (November 22, 2010)


FARM MACHINERY
Unsafe or Inadequately Guarded Machinery, Vol. 13, No. 11 Ozarks Farm & Neighbor 33 (April 18, 2011)


GUARDIANSHIP OF ANIMALS
Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Practice Management Consult, Chapter 11.2: Ownership Versus Guardianship of Animals (Ames, Iowa: Blackwell Publishing, 2013)
Guardianship Rather than Ownership of Animals, Mid-Continent Association for Agriculture, Biomedical Research & Education (Kansas State University-Olathe, Olathe, Kansas, August 26, 2011)
Legal Implications for Veterinary Medicine of Guardianship & Personhood of Animals, Southwest Veterinary Symposium (San Antonio, Texas September 29 & 30, 2011); Ross University, School of Veterinary Medicine (Basseterre, St. Kitts, February 22, 2012, October 12, 2011, June 8, 2011 & February 8, 2011); American University of Antigua, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (Coolidge, Antigua, March 18, 2011); Central Veterinary Conference (Kansas City, Missouri, August 29, 2010); and Texas Veterinary Medical Association, Board of Directors meeting (College Station, Texas, March 4, 2010)
Legal Implications of Animal Guardianship & Personhood, Kansas Legislature, House Committee on Agriculture & Natural Resources (Topeka, Kansas January 20, 2010)
Commentary, Animal Guardianship, Vol. 18, No. 4 Equine Disease Quarterly 1 (October 2009)
Legal Implications for Veterinary Medicine of Guardianship & Personhood of Animals, Nine-States Southwest Veterinary Leadership Conference (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, August 22, 2009)
Where are My Cattle? What Animal Guardianship and Legal Personhood of Animals Would Mean for You, Vol. 11, No. 12 Ozarks Farm & Neighbor 26 (May 4, 2009)
Legal Impact of Guardianship & Personhood of Animals Upon Veterinary Medicine, American Veterinary Medical Association Convention (Washington, D.C., July 16, 2007)
Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Practice Management Consult, Chapter 11.2: Ownership Versus Guardianship of Animals, 440 - 41 (Ames, Iowa: Blackwell Publishing, 2007)
Ownership v. Guardianship of Animals, American Association of Veterinary State Boards (Kansas City, Missouri, September 18, 2004)
Emotional Pain & Suffering Claims Against Veterinarians and Ownership vs. Guardianship, American Veterinary Medical Association Leadership Conference (Chicago, Illinois, January 10, 2004); Kansas Veterinary Medical Association (Topeka, Kansas, January 11, 2004); and Indiana Veterinary Medical Association (Indianapolis, Indiana, January 31, 2004)
Guardianship vs. Ownership: Legal Implications & Realities for Veterinarians, American Veterinary Medical Law Association (Minneapolis, Minnesota, July 17, 2005); Northeast Veterinary Conference (Providence, Rhode Island, August 9, 2004); and Twelve-States Veterinary Leadership Forum (Breckenridge, Colorado, October 24, 2003)
Owner or Guardian? Different Laws Apply When Dogs Become Wards Rather than Property, Vol. 34, No. 1 Dog Fancy (January 2003)


HISTORY
A Legal History of State Regulation of the Practice of Veterinary Medicine: Before the 1964 Model Veterinary Practice Act, American Veterinary Medical Law Association (Boston, Massachusetts, July 15, 2001)


IMPAIRED VETERINARIANS
State & Local Veterinary Associations & Impaired Veterinarians, American Veterinary Medical Law Association Convention (Reno, Nevada, July 1997); Central Veterinary Conference (Kansas City, Missouri, August 1998); and American Veterinary Medical Association Convention (Boston, Massachusetts, July 17, 2001)


INFORMED CONSENT
Informed Consent to Treat in Veterinary Medicine, American Veterinary Medical Association Convention (Boston, Massachusetts, July 16, 2001)
Veterinary Contracts: Partnership, Employment, Agency, Bailments, Consent, etc., Iowa State University, College of Veterinary Medicine (Ames, Iowa, November 5, 2002)


INSURANCE
Insurance: Are You Sure You Are Covered? American Veterinary Medical Law Association (San Diego, California, August 5, 2012)
When Your Insurer Says “No,” Exhaust Options Before Giving Up Your Dog, Vol. 34, No. 12 Dog Fancy (December 2003)


INTERNET PHARMACIES
To Prescribe or Not to Prescribe: Dealing With Internet Pharmacies, American University of Antigua, School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (Coolidge, Antigua, March 2011); Northeast Veterinary Conference (Providence, Rhode Island, August 9, 2004); and Twelve-States Veterinary Leadership Forum (Breckenridge, Colorado, October 24, 2003)
Internet Veterinary Pharmacy Issues, Colorado Veterinary Medical Association Convention (Snowmass, Colorado, September 7, 2003)
Preserving the Integrity of Veterinary Prescriptions: Internet Pharmacies, Nine States Veterinary Conference (Des Moines, Iowa, August 23, 2003)
Internet Pharmacies & Missouri Veterinarians, Missouri Veterinary Medical Association Convention (Chateau-on-the-Lake, Branson, Missouri, January 20, 2006); and Tan-Tar-A, Lake-of-the-Ozarks, Missouri, January 21, 2005, January 16, 2004 & January 17, 2003)


LANDOWNER RIGHTS
Do You Know Your Rights as a Landowner? Vol. 13, No. 7 Ozarks Farm & Neighbor 24 (January 24, 2011)


LEGAL HISTORY
A Legal History of State Regulation of the Practice of Veterinary Medicine: Before the 1964 Model Veterinary Practice Act, American Veterinary Medical Law Association (Boston, Massachusetts, July 15, 2001)


LEASH LAWS
Curbing Bad Habits, Vol. 37, No. 9 Dog Fancy 59 (September 2006)
When the Law Says, “Leash Her,” Vol. 36, No. 12 Dog Fancy 12 (December 2005)
Walk This Way: Sidewalk Strolling is a Dog Owner’s Right, Vol. 34, No. 9 Dog Fancy (September 2003)
To Leash or Not to Leash, Vol. 33, No. 10 Dog Fancy (October 2002)


LEASES
Sign Here, Vol. 37, No. 6 Dog Fancy 19 (June 2006)
Bye, Bye Deposit? - Keep Good Records to Get Your Money Back, Vol. 34, No. 11 Dog Fancy (November 2003)
Me, My Dog, and My Landlord, Vol. 33, No. 3 Dog Fancy (March 2002)


LEGISLATURES
Things Going on in the Legislative World, Northeast Kansas Veterinary Medical Association (Mayetta, Kansas, March 22, 2011)
2013 Legislative Issues in Missouri, Missouri Veterinary Medical Association (Kansas City, Missouri, January 11, 2013)
2009 Legislative Issues in Missouri, Missouri Veterinary Medical Association (Tan-Tar-A, Missouri, January 23, 2009)
2008 Legislative Issues in Missouri, Missouri Veterinary Medical Association (Branson, Missouri, January 25, 2008)
Legislation by the Breed: Constitutional Challenges to Breed-Specific Laws Rarely Succeed, Vol. 33, No. 12 Dog Fancy (December 2002)
How Should Legislatures Respond to Telemedicine?Vol. 18, No. 5 Trends (October - November 2002)
A Legal History of State Regulation of the Practice of Veterinary Medicine: Before the 1964 Model Veterinary Practice Act, American Veterinary Medical Law Association (Boston, Massachusetts, July 15, 2001)


LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES – LLCs
Limited Liability Companies, Central Veterinary Conference (Kansas City, Missouri, August 1996)
Professional Relations: Counselling the [Veterinary] Practitioner, American Veterinary Medical Law Association (San Francisco, California, July 1994) [1. Limited Liability Companies; 2. Professional Corporations; 3. Limited Liability Partnerships; 4. Non-Veterinary Ownership, Interest or Participation in Veterinary Practices; and 5. Probate Proceedings Involving Veterinary Practices]
Veterinary Business Entities, Western Veterinary Conference (Las Vegas, Nevada, February 1998); and Central Veterinary Conference (Kansas City, Missouri, August 1994) [1. Limited Liability Companies; 2. Professional Corporations; and 3. Limited Liability Partnerships]


LIMITED LIABILITY PARNTERSHIPS - LLPs
Limited Liability Partnerships, Central Veterinary Conference (Kansas City, Missouri, August 1996)
Professional Relations: Counselling the [Veterinary] Practitioner, American Veterinary Medical Law Association (San Francisco, California, July 1994) [1. Limited Liability Companies; 2. Professional Corporations; 3. Limited Liability Partnerships; 4. Non-Veterinary Ownership, Interest or Participation in Veterinary Practices; and 5. Probate Proceedings Involving Veterinary Practices]
Veterinary Business Entities, Western Veterinary Conference (Las Vegas, Nevada, February 1998); and Central Veterinary Conference (Kansas City, Missouri, August 1994) [1. Limited Liability Companies; 2. Professional Corporations; and 3. Limited Liability Partnerships]


LOST ANIMALS
Cry “Havoc!” and Let Slip the Dogs of Law: Veterinarians, Microchips, Lost, Stolen & Escaped Animals, Cremation and Pet Cemeteries, Ross University, School of Veterinary Medicine (Basseterre, St. Kitts, November 6, 2012, May 29, 2012, February 22, 2012, October 12, 2011, June 8, 2011 & February 8, 2011); American University of Antigua, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (Coolidge, Antigua, March 17, 2011); Central Veterinary Conference (Kansas City, Missouri, August 29, 2010); and American Veterinary Medical Law Association (New Orleans, Louisiana, July 20, 2008)


MICROCHIPS
To Scan or Not to Scan: That is the Question!, Vol. 63, No. 3 California Veterinarian 17 (May - June 2009)
Cry “Havoc!” and Let Slip the Dogs of Law: Veterinarians, Microchips, Lost, Stolen & Escaped Animals, Cremation and Pet Cemeteries, Ross University, School of Veterinary Medicine (Basseterre, St. Kitts, November 6, 2012, May 29, 2012, February 22, 2012, October 12, 2011, June 8, 2011 & February 8, 2011); American University of Antigua, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (Coolidge, Antigua, March 17, 2011); Central Veterinary Conference (Kansas City, Missouri, August 29, 2010); and American Veterinary Medical Law Association (New Orleans, Louisiana, July 20, 2008)


NON-VETERINARY OWNERSHIP OF VETERINARY PRACTICES
Non-Veterinary Ownership, Interest or Participation in Veterinary Practices, Central Veterinary Conference (Kansas City, Missouri, August 1998); and Kansas Veterinary Medical Association Convention, January 1996)
Professional Relations: Counselling the [Veterinary] Practitioner, American Veterinary Medical Law Association (San Francisco, California, July 1994) [1. Limited Liability Companies; 2. Professional Corporations; 3. Limited Liability Partnerships; 4. Non-Veterinary Ownership, Interest or Participation in Veterinary Practices; and 5. Probate Proceedings Involving Veterinary Practices]


OCPPATIONAL SAFETY & HEALTH ADMINISTRATION – OSHA
Legal Responses to Regulatory Actions: Occupational Safety & Health Administration, Drug Enforcement Administration & Environmental Protection Agency, Western Veterinary Conference (Las Vegas, Nevada, February 1998)
Occupational Safety & Health Administration and Veterinary Practices, Kansas State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Hill’s National Center for Practice Management (Manhattan, Kansas, September 1995); and Central Veterinary Conference (Kansas City, Missouri, August 1998)


PARTNERSHIPS
Veterinary Contracts: Partnership, Employment, Agency, Bailments, Consent, etc., Iowa State University, College of Veterinary Medicine (Ames, Iowa, November 5, 2002)
Veterinary Contracts: Partnership & Employment Agreements, Oklahoma Veterinary Medical Association Convention (Tulsa, Oklahoma, January 26, 2002)
Contracts in Veterinary Practices, Western Veterinary Conference (Las Vegas, Nevada, February 1998) [1. Employment Agreements; and 2. Partnership Agreements]
Limited Liability Partnerships, Central Veterinary Conference (Kansas City, Missouri, August 1996)


PERSONHOOD OF ANIMALS
Legal Implications for Veterinary Medicine of Guardianship & Personhood of Animals, Southwest Veterinary Symposium (San Antonio, Texas September 29 & 30, 2011); Ross University, School of Veterinary Medicine (Basseterre, St. Kitts, February 22, 2012, October 12, 2011, June 8, 2011 & February 8, 2011); American University of Antigua, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (Coolidge, Antigua, March 18, 2011); Central Veterinary Conference (Kansas City, Missouri, August 29, 2010); and Texas Veterinary Medical Association, Board of Directors meeting (College Station, Texas, March 4, 2010)
Legal Implications of Animal Guardianship & Personhood, Kansas Legislature, House Committee on Agriculture & Natural Resources (Topeka, Kansas January 20, 2010)
Legal Implications for Veterinary Medicine of Guardianship & Personhood of Animals, Nine-States Southwest Veterinary Leadership Conference (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, August 22, 2009)
Where are My Cattle? What Animal Guardianship and Legal Personhood of Animals Would Mean for You, Vol. 11, No. 12 Ozarks Farm & Neighbor 26 (May 4, 2009)
Legal Impact of Guardianship & Personhood of Animals Upon Veterinary Medicine, American Veterinary Medical Association Convention (Washington, D.C., July 16, 2007)


PHARMACY LAWS
Controlled Substances: Me, the Board and the DEA / BNDD, Frostbite Seminar, Kansas City Veterinary Medical Association (Overland Park, Kansas, February 26, 2012)
Controlled Substances in Veterinary Practices, Ross University, School of Veterinary Medicine (Basseterre, St. Kitts, May 29, 2012; February 23, 2012, October 13, 2011 & June 9, 2011)
What’s the Deal with Controlled Substances? Or Controlled Substances & You, American Veterinary Medical Law Association, Webinar (April 27, 2011); American University of Antigua, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (Coolidge, Antigua, March 15, 2011); and Frostbite Seminar, Kansas City Veterinary Medical Association (Overland Park, Kansas, February 20, 2011)
Legally Speaking....A client recently asked me for a prescription so he could take it to be filled at an entity that was not a pharmacy registered with the Missouri Pharmacy Board. Am I required by Missouri Veterinary Medical Board regulations to issue such a prescription? Missouri Veterinary Quarterly 9 (Fall 2007)
To Prescribe or Not to Prescribe: Dealing With Internet Pharmacies, American University of Antigua, School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (Coolidge, Antigua, March 2011); Northeast Veterinary Conference (Providence, Rhode Island, August 9, 2004); and Twelve-States Veterinary Leadership Forum (Breckenridge, Colorado, October 24, 2003)
Preserving the Integrity of Veterinary Prescriptions: Internet Pharmacies, Nine States Veterinary Conference (Des Moines, Iowa, August 23, 2003)
Internet Pharmacies & Missouri Veterinarians, Missouri Veterinary Medical Association Convention (Chateau-on-the-Lake, Branson, Missouri, January 20, 2006; and Tan-Tar-A, Lake-of-the-Ozarks, Missouri, January 21, 2005, January 16, 2004 & January 17, 2003)


PESTICIDES
A Guide to Veterinary Use of Pesticides, The Kansas Veterinarian (September 1991)


PET CEMETERIES - CREMATION
Cry “Havoc!” and Let Slip the Dogs of Law: Veterinarians, Microchips, Lost, Stolen & Escaped Animals, Cremation and Pet Cemeteries, Ross University, School of Veterinary Medicine (Basseterre, St. Kitts, November 6, 2012, May 29, 2012, February 22, 2012, October 12, 2011, June 8, 2011 & February 8, 2011); American University of Antigua, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (Coolidge, Antigua, March 17, 2011); Central Veterinary Conference (Kansas City, Missouri, August 29, 2010); and American Veterinary Medical Law Association (New Orleans, Louisiana, July 20, 2008)
Where Can You Legally Bury Your Dog? Vol. 36, No. 9 Dog Fancy 12 (September 2005)


PROBATE
Probate Proceedings Involving Veterinary Practices, Central Veterinary Conference (Kansas City, Missouri, August 1998 & August 1999)
Professional Relations: Counselling the [Veterinary] Practitioner, American Veterinary Medical Law Association (San Francisco, California, July 1994) [1. Limited Liability Companies; 2. Professional Corporations; 3. Limited Liability Partnerships; 4. Non-Veterinary Ownership, Interest or Participation in Veterinary Practices; and 5. Probate Proceedings Involving Veterinary Practices]


PROFESSIONAL CORPORATIONS
Professional Corporations, Central Veterinary Conference (Kansas City, Missouri, August 1996)
Professional Relations: Counselling the [Veterinary] Practitioner, American Veterinary Medical Law Association (San Francisco, California, July 1994) [1. Limited Liability Companies; 2. Professional Corporations; 3. Limited Liability Partnerships; 4. Non-Veterinary Ownership, Interest or Participation in Veterinary Practices; and 5. Probate Proceedings Involving Veterinary Practices]
Veterinary Business Entities, Western Veterinary Conference (Las Vegas, Nevada, February 1998); and Central Veterinary Conference (Kansas City, Missouri, August 1994) [1. Limited Liability Companies; 2. Professional Corporations; and 3. Limited Liability Partnerships]


REGISTERED VETERINARY TECHNICANS – RVT
Veterinary Technician’s Role in Veterinary Medicine, panel discussion, Central Veterinary Conference - East (Baltimore, Maryland, April 28, 2007)
Common Legal Questions About Veterinary Technicians, Employees & Students, American University of Antigua, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (Coolidge, Antigua, March 15, 2011); and Missouri Veterinary Medical Association Convention (Tan-Tar-A, Lake-of-the-Ozarks, Missouri, January 19, 2007)
The Law & the Veterinary Technician, American University of Antigua, School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (Coolidge, Antigua, March 2011); Central Veterinary Conference (Kansas City, Missouri, August 1996 & August 1994); and Kansas Veterinary Medical Association (Wichita, Kansas, January 1993)


SALES & USE TAX
Veterinary Practices and the Sales and Use Tax, Kansas Veterinary Medical Association Convention (January 1991 & January 1990)


STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS
Statute of Limitations Impacts Records Retention, Vol. 17, No. 6 Kansas Veterinary Medical Association News Online (October - November 2007)


STOLEN ANIMALS
Cry “Havoc!” and Let Slip the Dogs of Law: Veterinarians, Microchips, Lost, Stolen & Escaped Animals, Cremation and Pet Cemeteries, Ross University, School of Veterinary Medicine (Basseterre, St. Kitts, November 6, 2012, May 29, 2012, February 22, 2012, October 12, 2011, June 8, 2011 & February 8, 2011); American University of Antigua, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (Coolidge, Antigua, March 17, 2011); Central Veterinary Conference (Kansas City, Missouri, August 29, 2010); and American Veterinary Medical Law Association (New Orleans, Louisiana, July 20, 2008)


UNIFORM COMMECIAL CODE
In the Middle of a cLIENt is a Lien: Veterinary Liens & The Impact of the Uniform Commercial Code, American University of Antigua, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (Coolidge, Antigua, March 15, 2011); and Central Veterinary Conference (Kansas City, Missouri, August 29, 2010)


UNLAWFUL PRACTICE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE
Veterinarian Involvement in Unlawful Equine Dentistry, Missouri Veterinary Quarterly 6 (Summer 2009)
The Cost of Saving a Buck with Non-Licensed “Vets” to Treat Your Animals, Vol. 11, No. 2 Ozarks Farm & Neighbor 44 (October 6, 2008)
Remedies for the Illegal Practice of Veterinary Medicine, Missouri Veterinary Medical Association Convention (Tan-Tar-A, Lake-of-the-Ozarks, Missouri, January 19, 2007)
Practising over State Lines, Veterinary Economics (November 1, 2005)
Dealing with the Unauthorized Practice of Veterinary Medicine & the Accompanying Liability Exposure, Ross University, School of Veterinary Medicine (Basseterre, St. Kitts, November 5, 2012, May 29, 2012, February 23, 2012, October 13, 2011 & June 9, 2011); American University of Antigua, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (Coolidge, Antigua, March 16, 2011); Central Veterinary Conference (Kansas City, Missouri, August 29, 2010); and National Conference on Equine Law (Lexington, Kentucky, April 30, 2004)
The Veterinarian & The Associated Professional, American Veterinary Medical Association Convention (Denver, Colorado, July 21, 2003)


VETERINARIAN-CLIENT PATIENT RELATIONSHIP - VCPR
Animal Trusts - Who is the Client? Missouri Veterinary Medical Association Messenger (September 2003)
You May Have a New Client and Not Even Know it [Pet Trusts], Vol. 13, no 5 The Kansas Veterinarian News (July - August 2003)


VETERINARIAN-CLIENT PRIVILEGE
Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Practice Management Consult, Chapter 9.20: Personal Privacy and Confidentiality (Ames, Iowa: Blackwell Publishing, 2013)
Veterinary Confidentiality & Privilege for Zoo Veterinarians, American Association of Zoo Veterinarians (Knoxville, Tennessee, October 22, 2007)
Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Practice Management Consult, Chapter 9.20: Personal Privacy and Confidentiality, 400 - 01 (Ames, Iowa: Blackwell Publishing, 2007)
Legally Speaking...I have heard that Kansas’ veterinarian-client privilege law has recently been amended; is this true? Kansas Veterinary Medical Association News (November 2006)
Must a Vet Report Animal Abuse? Vol. 36, No. 6 Dog Fancy 15 (June 2005)
Animal Trusts - Who is the Client? Missouri Veterinary Medical Association Messenger (September 2003)
You May Have a New Client and Not Even Know it [Pet Trusts], Vol. 13, no 5 The Kansas Veterinarian News (July-August 2003)
Client & Personal Privacy Considerations for Veterinarians, American Veterinary Medical Law Association (Baltimore, Maryland, July 1998)
Kansas Enacts a Veterinarian-Client Privilege, The Kansas Veterinarian (June 1991)


VETERINARY ADVERTISING
The Regulation of Veterinary Advertising, Central Veterinary Conference (Kansas City, Missouri, August 27, 2001)


VETERINARY COLLEGES – SCHOOLS
Legal Implications of Understaffing of Speciality Departments of Veterinary Teaching Hospitals, Vol. 234, No. 8 Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 1016 (April 15, 2009)


VETERINARY EMPLOYMENT LAWS
Veterinary Employment Laws, Southwest Veterinary Symposium (San Antonio, Texas, September 30, 2011)
Veterinary Employment Laws & Contracts, Ross University, School of Veterinary Medicine (Basseterre, St. Kitts, November 6, 2012, May 30, 2012, February 21, 2012, October 12, 2011; June 7, 2011; February 7, 2011); and American University of Antigua, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (Coolidge, Antigua, March 14, 2011)
Kansas Veterinary Law You Need to Know: Employment & Medical Records, American Animal Hospital Association Student Chapter, Kansas State University, College of Veterinary Medicine (Manhattan, Kansas, November 18, 2010)
Veterinary Legal Aspects You Need to Know: Employment Law & Medical Records, Novartis (Kansas City, Missouri, May 24, 2010); and Novartis Women’s Retreat (Nebraska City, Nebraska, March 9, 2010)
Missouri Veterinary Employment Law, Student Veterinary Medical Association, University of Missouri, School of Veterinary Medicine (Columbia, Missouri, March 6, 2010)
Common Legal Questions About Veterinary Technicians, Employees & Students, American University of Antigua, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (Coolidge, Antigua, March 15, 2011); and Missouri Veterinary Medical Association Convention (Tan-Tar-A, Lake-of-the-Ozarks, Missouri, January 19, 2007)
Employment Issues and the Law, Colorado Veterinary Medical Association Convention (Snowmass, Colorado, September 8, 2003)
Veterinary Contracts: Partnership, Employment, Agency, Bailments, Consent, etc., Iowa State University, College of Veterinary Medicine (Ames, Iowa, November 5, 2002)
Top Ten Employment Laws to be Aware of in Veterinary Practices, American Veterinary Medical Association Convention (Nashville, Tennessee, July 15, 2002); and Central Veterinary Conference (Kansas City, Missouri, August 27, 2001)
American Veterinary Employment Law, British Veterinary Association for Arbitration & Jurisprudence (London, England, November 22, 2001)
10 Tips to Improve Human Resource Management: Employment Law in the Veterinary Hospital, Central Veterinary Conference (Kansas City, Missouri, August 27, 2001)
Veterinary Contracts: Partnership & Employment Agreements, Oklahoma Veterinary Medical Association Convention (Tulsa, Oklahoma, January 26, 2002)
Veterinary Practices and Human Resource Issues, Central Veterinary Conference (Kansas City, Missouri, August 1998); and Kansas State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Hill’s National Center for Practice Management (Manhattan, Kansas, September 1995) [1. Workers compensation law; 2. Employment Discrimination laws]
Contracts in Veterinary Practices, Western Veterinary Conference (Las Vegas, Nevada, February 1998) [1. Employment Agreements; and 2. Partnership Agreements]
Employee Rights in the Workplace, Central Veterinary Conference (Kansas City, Missouri, August 1997)
Some Aspects of Veterinary Employment Law, University of Missouri, College of Veterinary Medicine, (Columbia, Missouri, October 1995); and Western Missouri Veterinary Medical Association (March 1996)
Veterinary Documents, Central Veterinary Conference (Kansas City, Missouri, August 1996 & August 1994) [1. Employment Records; and 2. Patient Records]


VETERINARY LIENS
In the Middle of a cLIENt is a Lien: Veterinary Liens & The Impact of the Uniform Commercial Code, American University of Antigua, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (Coolidge, Antigua, March 15, 2011); and Central Veterinary Conference (Kansas City, Missouri, August 29, 2010)
Understanding Veterinary Liens: Your and your veterinarian’s rights under Missouri state law, Vol. 10, No. 12 Ozarks Farm & Neighbor 30 (April 21, 2008)
Legally Speaking....Some years ago, I was told that a Missouri veterinarian cannot have a lien on an animal he or she has treated or boarded, is this correct, Missouri Veterinary Quarterly 12 (Spring 2007)


VETERINARY MALPRACTICE
What a Bite! - Veterinary Malpractice Claims, New York State Bar Association, Committee on the Law & Animals (New York City, New York January 25, 2012); American University of Antigua, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (Coolidge, Antigua, March 15, 2011); Ross University, School of Veterinary Medicine (Basseterre, St. Kitts, February 8, 2011); Arkansas Veterinary Medical Association (Hot Springs, Arkansas, February 10, 2006); Kansas State University, College of Veterinary Medicine (Manhattan, Kansas, September 27, 2005); University of Missouri, College of Veterinary Medicine (Columbia, Missouri, February 7, 2005); Iowa State University, College of Veterinary Medicine (Ames, Iowa, November 12, 2002); and Oklahoma Veterinary Medical Association Convention (Tulsa, Oklahoma, January 26, 2002)
Malpractice: Real Cases with Legal Outcomes, Ross University, School of Veterinary Medicine (Basseterre, St. Kitts, November 5, 2012, May 28, 2012, February 21, 2012, October 12, 2011 & June 7, 2011)
Hoofing it to the Courthouse: Equine Veterinary Malpractice, National Conference on Equine Law (Lexington, Kentucky, April 29, 2010)
Litigating Animal Law Disputes: A Complete Guide for Lawyers, ch. 4: Veterinary Medicine, pp. 127 – 197 (Chicago, Illinois: American Bar Association, 2009)
Veterinarian Malpractice: We love our vets, but in the case of a rotten apple, learn yours rights as a patient, Vol. 10, No. 8 Ozarks Farm & Neighbor 32 (January 28, 2008)
Can I Sue My Vet for Malpractice? Vol. 37, No. 3 Dog Fancy 52 (March 2006)
Do You Have a Veterinary Claim? Vol. 33, No. 9 Dog Fancy (September 2002)
Informed Consent to Treat in Veterinary Medicine, American Veterinary Medical Association Convention (Boston, Massachusetts, July 16, 2001)
Some Aspects of Veterinary Malpractice Law, University of Missouri, College of Veterinary Medicine (Columbia, Missouri, October 1995); and Western Missouri Veterinary Medical Association (March 1996)


VETERINARY MEDICINE - GENERALLY
Potpourri of Current Legal Developments Affecting or that could Affect the Practice of Veterinary Medicine, American University of Antigua, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (Coolidge, Antigua, October 15, 2011)
Overview of Scope of Practice Issues, Southwest Veterinary Leadership Conference (San Antonio, Texas October 1, 2011)
Hot Topics: Legal Issues in Veterinary Medicine, American University of Antigua, School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (Coolidge, Antigua, March 2011); and Central Veterinary Conference (Kansas City, Missouri, August 28, 2010)
Hot Legal Topics in Veterinary Medicine, Missouri Veterinary Medical Association Convention (Tan-Tar-A, Lake-of-the-Ozarks, Missouri, January 19, 2007)
Challenges to the Success of Veterinary Practices, Twelve-States Veterinary Leadership Conference (Vail, Colorado, October 14, 2006)
Emerging Issues in Veterinary Medicine, Kansas Veterinary Medical Association Convention (Wichita, Kansas, January 16, 2005)
Legal Update for Kansas & Missouri Veterinary Practitioners, Kansas City Veterinary Medical Association (Kansas City, Missouri, October 21, 2004)
Front Burner Legal Issues: An Update, Twelve-States Veterinary Leadership Forum (Branson, Missouri, September 17, 2004)
Top Ten Emerging Issues in Veterinary Law, Colorado Veterinary Medical Association, Convention (Snowmass, Colorado, September 7, 2003)
Emerging Veterinary Legal Issues, Kansas Veterinary Medical Association Convention (Wichita, Kansas, January 12, 2003); and Ten-States Midwest Regional Veterinary Leadership Forum (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, September 28, 2002)
Recent Developments in Veterinary Law, Oklahoma Veterinary Medical Association Convention (Tulsa, Oklahoma, January 26, 2002)
Top Ten Veterinary Decisions of the Past Year (a/k/a “Top Ten Things Heard in Veterinary Medicine During the Past Year”), American Veterinary Medical Law Association (Salt Lake City, Utah, July 23, 2000)
Some Aspects of Missouri Veterinary Law, North Central Missouri Veterinary Medical Association (Brookfield, Missouri, August 1995)
The Veterinarian and the Law, The Kansas Veterinarian (April 1986)
The Veterinarian and the Law, Kansas Veterinary Medical Association Convention (Overland Park, Kansas, January 1986)


VETERINARY RECORDKEEPING
Veterinary Medical Recordkeeping Requirements, Ross University, School of Veterinary Medicine (Basseterre, St. Kitts, November 6, 2012, May 30, 2012; February 23, 2012, October 13, 2011 & June 9, 2011); and Southwest Veterinary Symposium (San Antonio, Texas September 30, 2011)
Kansas Veterinary Law You Need to Know: Employment & Medical Records, American Animal Hospital Association Student Chapter, Kansas State University, College of Veterinary Medicine (Manhattan, Kansas, November 18, 2010)
Veterinary Legal Aspects You Need to Know: Employment Law & Medical Records, Novartis (Kansas City, Missouri, May 24, 2010); and Novartis Women’s Retreat (Nebraska City, Nebraska, March 9, 2010)
Kansas & Missouri Record Keeping Requirements and Collection Activities during Difficulty Economic Times, Frostbite Seminar, Kansas City Veterinary Medical Association (Overland Park, Kansas, February 21, 2010)
Statute of Limitations Impacts Records Retention, Vol. 17, No. 6 Kansas Veterinary Medical Association News Online (October - November 2007)
Standards for Veterinary Medical Records, American University of Antigua, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (Coolidge, Antigua, March 16, 2011); Missouri Veterinary Medical Association Convention (St. Charles, Missouri, January 28, 2012); and Tan-Tar-A, Lake-of-the-Ozarks, Missouri, January 21, 2011, January 23, 2009 & January 19, 2007)
Must a Vet Report Animal Abuse? Vol. 36, No. 6 Dog Fancy 15 (June 2005)
Who’s Looking at Your Dog’s Medical Records, Vol. 33, No. 5 Dog Fancy (May 2002)
Veterinary Medical Records: Paper & Electronic, Missouri Veterinary Medical Association Convention (Branson, Missouri, January 25, 2008; Tan-Tar-A, Lake-of-the-Ozarks, Missouri, January 21, 2005, January 16, 2004, January 17, 2003 & January 19, 2001); and American Veterinary Medical Association Convention (Boston, Massachusetts, July 16, 2001)
Veterinary Medical Records, Western Veterinary Conference (Las Vegas, Nevada, February 1998)
Veterinary Documents, Central Veterinary Conference (Kansas City, Missouri, August 1996 & August 1994) [1. Employment Records; and 2. Patient Records]


VETERINARY STUDENTS
Veterinary Students, Education and Vivisection - Dissection, American University of Antigua, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (Coolidge, Antigua, March 16, 2011)
Common Legal Questions About Veterinary Technicians, Employees & Students, American University of Antigua, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (Coolidge, Antigua, March 15, 2011); and Missouri Veterinary Medical Association Convention (Tan-Tar-A, Lake-of-the-Ozarks, Missouri, January 19, 2007)


VETERINARY TELEMEDICINE & E-HEALTH
Veterinary Telemedicine and E-Health: Law & Jurisdiction, American University of Antigua, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (Coolidge, Antigua, March 17 2011)
Why Can’t My Vet Diagnose Over the Phone? Vol. 11, No. 7, Ozarks Farm & Neighbor 26 (January 19, 2009)
Veterinary Telemedicine: Law & Jurisdiction, Northeast Veterinary Conference (Providence, Rhode Island, August 9, 2004)
How Should Legislatures Respond to Telemedicine?Vol. 18, No. 5 Trends (October - November 2002)
General Practitioners’ Responsibilities in the Telemedicine World, Vol. 18, No. 4 Trends (August - September 2002)
Legal Implications of Veterinary Telemedicine & E-Health, American Veterinary Medical Association Convention (Salt Lake City, Utah, July 25, 2000); and American College of Veterinary Radiology (Chicago, Illinois, November 30, 2000)
Legal Implications of Veterinary Telemedicine & Telecare, World Veterinary Congress (Lyons, France, September 1999)


WORKERS COMPENSATION
Veterinary Practices and Human Resource Issues, Central Veterinary Conference (Kansas City, Missouri, August 1998); and Kansas State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Hill’s National Center for Practice Management (Manhattan, Kansas, September 1995) [1. Workers compensation law; 2. Employment Discrimination laws]


ZOOS
Representing Zoo Veterinarians, Examining the Legal Protection of Animals Used in Entertainment – Rethinking the Role of Zoos, DePaul University, School of Law (Chicago, Illinois, October 17, 2012)
Representing Zoo Veterinarians: It is Not [Just] the Vet Board, American Veterinary Medical Law Association, Central Veterinary Conference (Kansas City, Missouri August 28, 2010) Veterinary Confidentiality & Privilege for Zoo Veterinarians, American Association of Zoo Veterinarians (Knoxville, Tennessee, October