About Kansas Board of Veterinary Examiners

Agency Mission
To promote public health, safety and welfare relative to the practice of veterinary medicine.

Agency Philosophy
To approach our activities with a deep sense of purpose and responsibility; to conduct ourselves in accordance with the highest standards of ethics, accountability, efficiency and openness; to provide the public and veterinary profession alike a balanced and sensible approach to regulation.

Agency Goals
The Kansas Board of Veterinary Examiners has the following goals:

-To assure the public consumer that each licensed veterinarian and each registered veterinary technician   is qualified, properly trained, and performing in accordance with the Kansas Veterinary Practice Act.

-To assure that all Kansas veterinary premises meet or exceed minimum premise standards to assure adequate facilities for providing veterinary services to the public in a sanitary and safe manner.
-To assure that licensees practice in a manner that protects the safety of animal products entering the public food chain, and prevents and controls animal diseases communicable to humans.
-To guard against negligent and fraudulent practices, and respond efficiently and effectively in the investigation of all allegations of violations reported to the agency.

-To implement the agency's Strategic Priorities. 

The Board Members

  • Joseph Allen
  • Philip S. Bentz, D.V.M.
  • Gregory E. Bogue, D.V.M.
  • Sheila M. Dodson, D.V.M., President
  • Michael C. Kobuszewski, D.V.M.
  • Paul F. Ritter, D.V.M.
  • Orman L. Snyder II, D.V.M.

The Staff

Past Board Minutes