Veterinary Theriogenology Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Veterinary Theriogenology, Farm, Farming, Veterinary, Vet, Large Animal Medicine, Small Animal Medicine, Dog Veterinary, Cat Veterinary, Bovine Practitioner, Small Ruminant Practitioner, Swine Veterinarian, Theriogenology, Theriogenologist, Dairy Science, Horse, Cow, Total Herd Evaluation, Animal Production Medicine, Bovine Examination, Agribusiness Industry, Animal Toxicology, Antibiotic Residue Contamination of Feed, Animal Nutrition, Animal Water Quality, Animal Housing, Animal Welfare, Food Animal Management, Food Animal Agriculture, Animal Attacks,Dog Aggression,


High School:  1949-1961 Waynesfield-Goshen High School Distinguished Alumni Award – 2004

College: 1961-1964 Ohio Northern University

Professional Training:  College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University 1964-1968

Degrees: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine – 1968

Certification: Diplomate, College of Theriogenology-1981(Reproductive Specialist) Professional Animal Scientist (PAS)


Farm background, graduating in 1968 as a veterinarian. With Dr. Judy Sanders, started a store-front veterinary office in Ohio. In 1974, a veterinary hospital with medical, surgical and laboratory facilities for large and small animals was established and recognized nationally for its innovative design which became the Urbana Veterinary Clinic, Inc. As the practice grew, so did also a consulting practice in Ohio and throughout the continental United States, Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico, China and Japan.


  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • American Association of Bovine Practitioners
  • American Association of Small Ruminant Practitioners
  • American Association of Swine Veterinarians
  • American College of Theriogenology
  • Ohio Veterinary Medical Association
  • Society for Theriogenology
  • American Dairy Science Association


  • Michigan
  • Ohio
  • New Mexico
  • Tennessee (retired)
  • Reciprocity in 23 other states


1968 to Present:  Total herd evaluation including production medicine consultation, reproduction, nutrition, toxicology, dairy facilities, stray voltage evaluation and mastitis consultation throughout the U.S.A., Puerto Rico, Mexico, Canada, China and Japan. This work is done for dairymen, other veterinarians, milking equipment manufacturers, milk producer cooperatives, insurance companies, public utilities and various feed manufacturers.

1970 to Present: Research and field testing of various drugs and vaccines for Pharmaceutical companies.

1982-1983: Co-author of the Bovine Clinical Competency Section of the National Board Examinations for Graduate Veterinarians. The appointment to the examination committee was by the American Veterinary Medical Association.

1989 to Present: Expert to the Agribusiness industry with investigations in food animal agriculture regarding stray voltage, nutrition, toxicology, antibiotic residue contamination of feed, milk, and meat.  Experienced also with water quality, animal housing, animal welfare and food animal management. Testified, given depositions, reviewed or wrote reports in court cases.

2006 to Present: Associate Professor, Clinical; Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Marysville, Ohio. Presenting seminars to fourth year veterinary students and daily field experience in veterinary practice.

2007 to Present: Interviewer for student applicants to the College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University


Ohio Veterinary Medical Association Annual Meeting (10 years consecutively)
Kentucky Veterinary Medical Association (twice in 10 years)
Killbuck Veterinary Medical Association
Second District Ohio Veterinary Medical Association
Tenth District Indiana Veterinary Medical Association
Brookside Laboratory Association Annual Meeting (twice)
Western Veterinary Conference
Idaho Veterinary Medical Association Annual Meeting
British Columbia Veterinary Medical Association
Fourth District Ohio Veterinary Medical Association
World Dairy Expo, Madison, Wisconsin (six times)
American Association of Bovine Practitioners (twice)
Indiana Veterinary Medical Association Annual Meeting
Germania Tri-State Dairy Planning Seminar – Battlecreek, Michigan
Ohio Arabian Horse Association (four times)
Sino-American Dairy Expo, Dalian, People’s Republic of China
NYS Dairy Conference, Hokkaida, Japan
NYS Dairy Conference, Sapporo, Japan
NYS Dairy Conference, Fukoshima, Japan
NYS Dairy Conference, Osaki, Japan
Japan Dairy Expo, Tokyo, Japan
North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine 4th year students (twice)
Pfizer Dairy Conference, Beijing, China
Holstein-Pfizer Dairy Conference, Harbin, China
Dairy Association of China, Dalian, China
Dairy Association of China, Shanghai, China
Pfizer Dairy Conference Road Show, Hohot, Inner Mongolia, PRC
Pfizer Dairy Conference Road Show, Shenshang, China