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Animal Facilities Inspection Director Position Description

Manages the Animal Facilities Program for the state of Kansas which licenses and inspects over one-thousand facilities including breeders, boarding and training kennels, pet stores, rescues, group foster homes, research facilities and animal shelters in 105 counties in Kansas. Work to promote best industry practices for each license category, to develop programs of continuing education for licensees, and to regulate facility design, construction and maintenance, animal husbandry practices, and facility operations as defined by the Kansas Pet Animal Act (KPAA) and its associated regulations. Provide supervisory oversight to a team of field inspectors and office staff. Work intimately with legal staff in managing noncompliant facilities. Provide oversight of complaint files, investigations, general databases, records, application and licensing processes and general program files. Make recommendation for seizure of animals then ensure the proper treatment and care of seized animals in state custody. Provide health assessments for relinquished/seized animals. Coordinate with federal regulatory partners, local, state and federal law enforcement agencies, county attorneys, deputy attorneys-general, and emergency management personnel as needed. Provide updates on program performance to the Animal Health Commissioner and the Secretary of Agriculture. Assist in drafting and revising statutory and regulatory language. Cooperate with the legislative team in defining and presenting legislation to state lawmakers.

Please send resume and cover letter to William L. Brown, Animal Health Commissioner, Kansas Department of Agriculture,


Relief Veterinarians | Equipment for Sale |Practices for Sale

Relief Veterinarians

Emphasis: Small animal
Dr. Richmond Aarstad
785-484-2294 (NE Kansas area)

Emphasis: Small animal
Dr. Linda Abbott
561-385-3491 (southern KC)

Emphasis: Small animal
Dr. Jerome Berkowitz

Emphasis: Small animal
Dr. Alicia Boyce
913-651-6023 (KS & MO area)

Emphasis: Small animal
Dr. Jason Bradley
417-399-6397 (Licensed in KS and MO)

Emphasis: Small Animal and Exotic
Dr. Jessica Braun
(785) 623-3614

Emphasis: Small animal
Dr. Bruce Chambers

Emphasis: Small animal
Dr. Michelle Chapell
913-709-3077 (KS & MO area)

Emphasis: Small animal
Dr. Tad Coles
913-568-6444 (call or text - KS) 

Emphasis: Mixed practice
Dr. Shad Clymer
785-462-0402 (NW Kansas & Eastern Colorado)

Emphasis: Small animal
Dr. Martin Drey

Emphasis: Small animal
Dr. Steve Epstein

Emphasis: Small animal & emergency
Dr. Beth Erickson
785-447-0806 (North Central Kansas)

Emphasis: Small/mixed animal
Dr. Rance Erwin
785-418-0779 (Northeast Kansas)

Emphasis: Small animal
Dr. Leann Flowers
620-433-1161 (SE Kansas area

Emphasis: small animal
Dr. Belinda Garten

(620)244-3403 (SE Kansas)

Emphasis: Small animal
Dr. Jill A. Holt
785-542-2991 (KS & MO area)

Emphasis: Small animal & emergency
Dr. James Jochim, Jr.

Emphasis: Equine/mixed
Dr. Quinley Koch
316-293-6273 (Wichita area)

Emphasis: Small animal/mixed
Dr. Suzy McKee

Emphasis: Beef Cattle/Mixed
Dr. Sherri Merrill
402-750-7265 (Licensed in KS and NE)

Emphasis: Small animal/exotic
Dr. Dawn Parker
816-582-5890  (KS & MO area)

Emphasis: Small animal
Dr. Jeffrey Myers

Emphasis: Small animal
Dr. Terry Presnell
785-363-2217 (KS, MO, & NE area)

Emphasis: Small animal /mixed
Dr. Peggy Roth
785-748-0055 (Lawrence & Topeka Area)

Emphasis: Small animal
Dr. Alice Shaffer

Emphasis: Mixed practice
Dr. Patricia Schroeder

Emphasis: Small animal
Dr. Margaret Sheriff

Emphasis: Small animal
Dr. Dennis Smith
913-636-4206 (NE Kansas area)

Emphasis: Small animal
Dr. Matthew Smith

Emphasis: Small/large/sale barns
Dr. Brian Spitzer
620-672-5988 (KS & OK area)

Emphasis: Mixed/small animal
Dr. Terry N.Turner
620-792-4047 (central & western, KS preferred - 40 yr exp.)

Emphasis: small animal
Dr. Rick Upshaw
620-755-5722 (south central Kansas)

Dr. Susan Weis
314-691-2592 (Kansas City, KS & MO)

Emphasis: Small/mixed animal
Dr. Dalyn Wilson

Empasis: small animal
Dr. Sarah Zeigler
785-313-4190 (Salina, Manhattan, Topeka areas)

Emphasis: small animal
Dr. Deanna Post
620-255-2211 (NC Kansas)

Emphasis: small animal
Dr. Jack Mauck
816-257-5454 (Indepenence, MO)

Emphasis: small animal
Dr. Kevin Harsha
(816) 898-4530 (KS & MO)

Emergency Animal Clinic of Topeka needs licensed DVM for alternate weekend and holiday shifts. Opportunity for more hours possible. Nice clinic, great staff, and desirable location in west Topeka near interstate. Contact Dr. Laurie Walker at or 785-806-7523.

Equipment for Sale

New, still in box, Sound GE Logiq 200 Pro Digital Ultrasound System with CZB 3.58.5mhz transducer. Price is 1/2 of list price plus tax and shipping. Also available is Agfa automatic x-ray processor with some chemicals, $1,000 for processor. About 10 years old but works well. X-ray cassetts, green rare earth, 14x17, 10x12, and 8x10, 2 each, plus Min-R cassett, and film. All in excellent condition. Vern Otte, 913-381-3272 .

Ancom five drawer filing cabinet with all cardholders and tabs; two custom made oak exam tables with stainless steel tops, five drawers, and large area with adjustable shelves. Contact: Dr. Richard Barta at 620-331-6327 or email

200 mA Picker Mobile radiograph machine for sale. Second user after orginal human hospital. 30 foot cable extends unit's usefulness to outdoors and surgery table exposures. Head can be adjusted 360 degrees and from 80 inches to 40 inches. New x-ray tube and cables. Will e-mail pictures upon request. Merged with another practice. $3000.00. Please email inquiries to or call Jane at Wakarusa Veterinary Hospital, 785-843-5577 .

Ultrasound Machine for sale. Fukuda Denshi  UF-750XT,  serial # 38122422. Probe:   FUT-LD386-9A  High Frequency Linear  (Joints etc…)  6.0 / 7.5 / 9.0 MHz. FUT-CD505-8A  50R Convex Probe (abdomen probe)  5.0 / 6.5 / 8.0 Mhz. Printer:  Mitsubishi  P93    serial # 6004108. This machine has color Doppler as well for blood flow.  Imaging can be saved to rewritable discs as well as on the machine. The machine is two years old and cost 38K new with the two probes.  It also comes with the stand that has height adjustment.  We would like to get 12K or best offer. Any questions can be addressed to the e-mail below, if you would like to view the machine appointments can be set up. Phone is 785-271-8100, fax 785-271-9257. The Center for Manual Medicine, 5000 SW 21st Street, Topeka, KS 66604,

Items for sale: Destron DTR1-4K1 Microchip Reader & Tungsten 5 Palm Reader (has Nebraska Cow/Calf Program), new. Vet Spec VSM 5 Surgical Monitor - Reconditioned by Vet Spec. Shear Master Clipper, new. Prophy Plus Dental Scaler/Polisher, used. X-Ray Cassettes 1-14x17, 1-11x14 & 2-10x12, used. Call Dr. Chuck Stinchcomb, 785-483-6682/1589 for information and price.

300 MA GE AMX II portable X-Ray machine w/ four cassettes. Recently refurbished with all NEW BATTERIES and charge control relay. This machine is in great condition and has the power to produce good images on big pets. $4500.00. Call Casey Thomas, DVM, at 785-762-3310 for more information or email

X-ray film processor, almost full box of 14x17 3M film (green), partial box of 8x10 film (green), 2+ gallons of developer and 3+ gallons of fixer. If you come and get it it's yours for $600. Dr. Mary Davis, Dodge City, KS 620-225-7387

Power Float with cord, Dental Halter, Power Lite, Hand Float slimline, 2 mouth gags, and speculum. Ready for any Horse Dental that comes your way. I bought because I had horses of my own. Now retired, less horses and hardly used it! Used maybe 3 years less than 15 times, it is practically new. Kept in the case and kept greased. Asking $ 4350.00 or best reasonable offer. Must be a Veterinarian. 208-830-8509.

Practices for Sale

For Sale or Lease: Mixed animal practice that has been established for 26 years in LaCrosse, Kansas. The practice has been predominately a large animal practice, but has potential for expansion in the small animal side also. Currently, the practice is about 60% cow/calf and 40% dogs and cats. Good haul in facilities for cattle with an enclosed working area. Established clientele, computerized records since 1985 and a good place to raise a family. Owner has too many irons in the fire and needs to reduce her workload! Please contact: Shelley Oelkers DVM at or Corner Clinic, RR 1 Box 2, LaCrosse, Kansas 67548.

For Sale: A Small Animal Veterinary Hospital located on the east side of the Kansas City Metropolitan area. This 33 year old veterinary practice is located one block off of a major multi-lane street just off Interstate #70. The hospital is located in the owners building which is also for sale and it is in a growing area of the Kansas City metro. The owner is planning to retire and  he is willing to assist with the transition period. Please contact Dick Kane at 913-484-7402 or

Coastal San Diego. Highly visible, educated clientele, established. 1 plus Dr., leased 1800sq. ft. w/ outdoor yard, room for expansion, lots of skylights. Over $575K, Xlnt cash flow. Ultrasound, Digital dental x-ray/ hi speed dental, IVACs, ECG, excellent monitoring, full lab and endoscope. Pre-approved by Matsco. Fri/Sat. vet relief in place. Contact Kip at 1-800-709-2757 , or

Three person large animal practice for sale in Vermont’s beautiful Northeast Kingdom. Caseload predominantly dairy (75%) with growing equine (20%) and 5% other (beef, alpaca,sheep, goats, etc.) Equine portion of practice could easily be expanded or eliminated as buyer chooses. Very reasonably priced, high net. Golden opportunity for individual or for two veterinarians to purchase together. Owner willing to participate in smooth transition. Contact: Dr. Steven Sanford, 802-533-7004 (home), 800-276-3755 (office),

Mixed animal clinic for sale. Office & small animal facility has been recently remodeled. 40' X 70' metal building (heated) for large animal work. 2 - car garage with new roof available for storage. Only clinic in Thayer county. Priced to sell, owner is busy with 3 young children and husband. Most equipment included in price. $150,000 OBO. Call Dr. Sasse 402-365-4292 .

Mixed (60% small and 40% large) practice for sale in Minden, NE. Established for 35 years, including 3.7 acres, 3,000 sq ft clinic, pens, alleyways, equipment, and drug inventory. Equine and small animal can be further developed. Small town lifestyle yet close to large cities. Contact: 308-832-1658 or email:

Well established veterinary clinic/kennel for sale in BEAUTIFUL Sedona, AZ area. 1/2 acre land with 3500 sq. ft. facility. Contact: Jodi Rust at  

Small animal practice for sale in Manhattan, Kansas. A two doctor practice showing steady growth every year. Well-established, well-equipped facility located in college town with a strong growing economy. Large animal potential available. Owner wants to retire after 38 years. Call Dr. Lewis at 785-539-7922 or email

34-year, established small animal practice and facility in southeast Kansas on Highway 169, four lane running north and south. Great potential for large animal and equine practice. Owner has health problems and would like to retire. Contact Dr. Dr. Eileen Warner - Hough at 620-251-9380 or 620-870-4399.

Due to the recent and unexpected death of Dr. Dennis M. Reed, Reed Veterinary Clinic is for sale. It is a mixed practice (40% large, 60% small) in beautiful Northeast Texas. Well established and equipped, it's conveniently located on Interstate 30 in Mt. Vernon, Texas. Clinic has 2 exam rooms and 2 private offices, pharmacy, laboratory, treatment/prep, surgery room, x-ray and kitchen. Excellent large animal pens and indoor/outdoor kennels. Great opportunity. Several financing options available. For more information, call (903)588-2860 (home) or (903)767-2917 (cell) or email at

Small animal hospital solo practice in Lincoln NE. Interested parties only. Confidentially agreement required. Email:

For sale: small animal practice in SE Kansas. Free standing building just outside city limits, 4,000 sq ft w/ additiional 2,000 sq feet not being used. On 3 acres w/ 8 additional acres available for large animal expansion. Full service parctice with grooming and boarding facilities, 12 indoor runs, 10 outdoor runs w/ fenced in exercise/play yard, 41 shoreline cages, 2 exam rooms, seperate cat and isolation rooms, direct digital X-ray, surg. and cold lasers, video otoscope, in-house idexx lab and crematory. Grossing $300-400,000. Willing to sell my equestrian homestead also. e-mail: or 620-423-1851.

Mixed animal practice established over 50 years for sale in Southwestern Kansas. 3000 square foot, newly remodeled brick building with small animal exam, small animal surgery, large animal exam/surgery, two offices, reception/retail area, lab/pharmacy room, kennel with 28 Shoreline cages, 6 outdoor runs, and excellent horse and cattle facilities/pens. X-ray table, Classic Medical ultrasound, Idexx lab equipment, Cornerstone software, and Bowie vet box. Grossing over $420,000 the last five years, 40-50% small animal, 35% bovine, and 15% equine. Very nice growing community of about 3000, 4A school with new or newly remodeled facilities, new library, nice pool, golf course, new $16 million long term care unit, nice hospital/medical clinic, great 4-H and FFA programs with excellent county fair facilities, and many churches. Owner needs to sell very soon because of health concerns and will price for value of equipment & inventory and will sell, finance, or lease property. Email:

Great opportunity – Well established small animal practice with real estate in SE Kansas. One veterinarian with expansion potential. Return to the Heartland and make this your practice! Call Dr. Ken Ehlen, Simmons & Associates Midwest, Inc. 877-322-6465;

This is a very attractive acreage with beautiful home, guest house, shop, stable and arena located along Highway 24 just East of Manhattan, Kansas. The property has nearly endless potential and possibilities. This is a rare opportunity to purchase a unique property at Public Auction. The home has approximately 2826 sq. ft. On the main floor from the large foyer with open stairway you can enter the large formal living room with French doors that enter the den/office, the foyer also leads you into the large open formal dining room, kitchen with island and family room with limestone accents. The Master bedroom and bath are also located on the main floor along with laundry room, ½ bath, and abundance of storage, screened porch (hot tub room), deck and attached oversize double garage. The upper level has three bedrooms, full bathroom and large linen closet. The lower level features a large theatre/family room, 2 bedrooms, full bath and furnace room. The ready to move into home has been freshly painted and has a new roof. The 1824 sq. ft. ‘guest house’ has a very attractive open floor plan with large kitchen, living & dining room, 3 bedrooms and bath. The property also has a large 60X40 shop with 5 bays, oversized shop with ½ heated and cooled, overhead doors and bath. A great set up for anyone. There is also an 7-stall horse barn and a 48X36 machine shed. There is an arena, pipe constructed pens and fences, majestic Oak trees on this 9.5 acres. Truly a show place waiting for a new owner. This is a rare opportunity to purchase a property of this quality and located at Public Auction! OPEN HOUSE Thursday, July 11, Tuesday, July 16, and Wednesday July 17 from 5-7PM or by appointment by contacting Vern Gannon, Gannon Real Estate and Auctions 785-770-0066, 785-539-2316. Buyer to pay 10% down day of Auction with balance on or before August 26, 2013. All inspections to be completed prior to Auction at Buyer’s expense if requested. Cost of Title Insurance to be divided equally between Buyer & Seller. Taxes prorated to closing. STATEMENTS MADE DAY OF AUCTION TAKES PRECEDENCE OVER ANY OTHER INFORMATION.

Veterinarian in Kansas. Position available for one or two experienced small animal veterinarians with option to purchase. Unique opportunity for two people who want to join a practice together. Need two or more years experience. We value compassion, good work ethic, and respect for our dedicated support staff. Three to four man practice. Practice utilizes in-house lab, ultrasound, digital radiology, endoscopy, ear scope... Hays, Kansas. Excellent family community. Population 20,000. Four year college. Visit our web site ( and watch our t.v. information spots on ( - Life with Pets). Steve Mosier. Apply online at
Salary: Open
Type & Experience Level: Part Time or Full Time - More than two years
Requirements: 2 or more years of small animal experience
Preferred Education: DVM or equivalent
Species: Canine, Feline
Function: Veterinarian
Employment Type: Private Practice
NOTES: 2 openings

Wichita area. One veterinarian, all small animal practice with real estate. Well established location. Practice and real estate for less than one year's gross! For further information, contact Dr. Ken Ehlen, Simmons & Assoc. Midwest, Inc. 877-322-6565;

Established sm.animal clinic in Topeka,KS approx.1,400 sq feet in a leased in a free standing building in the same location for 33 years. Turn key operation. Owner wishing to retire.Favourable lease options can be arranged with the landlord.Additional space for expansion may be available.Priced at $ 30,000.Contact

For Sale: Well established companion animal and cow-calf practice in Yuma, Colorado. Opportunity for ambitious veterinarian to expand both and add equine. Reinvigorate a mature practice and realize immediate ROI. Financial incentives available. Listed by owner. 970.630.0497.

For Sale: Solo small animal practice in an active growth area for retirement, vacation area located at Lake of the Ozarks in MO. Same leased space for 29 years. Great opportunity to get into your own business at a reasonable price. Will help for smooth transition. Contact at

For Sale or Lease: Mixed animal practice with small boarding facility that has been established for 10 years in beautiful, small community, in Northwest MO. The area is starved for veterinary care, with this being the only veterinary clinic. Currently, the practice is about 40% large and 60% small animal. Large 2 acre lot that could accommodate a haul in facility, or expansion as needed. Established clientele, turnkey operation and a good place to raise a family. Owner has, for health reasons, taken another position out of state. Positive revenue trends, with 10-15 k growth annually! Please contact: Paul B Stonum DVM at

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