Lori Kogan

Outcomes Assessment Clinical Sciences

A226 VTH

(970) 491-7984

About Lori

Lori Kogan, Ph.D. is a Professor of Clinical Sciences for the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at Colorado State University and a licensed psychologist. She is the Chair of the Human-Animal Interaction section of the American Psychological Association and Editor of the Human-Animal Interaction Bulletin, an open-access, online publication supported by Division 17 (Counseling Psychology) of the American Psychological Association. Dr. Kogan is also the research chair for the International Association of Animal Hospice and Palliative Care (IAAHPC). She has published numerous journal articles and book chapters, and co-edited books including ‘Pet Loss, Grief, and Therapeutic Interventions: Practitioners Navigating the Human-Animal Bond’, ‘Clinician's Guide to Treating Companion Animal Issues: Addressing Human-Animal Interaction’ and given invited presentations on topics related to human animal interactions in both psychology and veterinary medicine venues. She is currently engaged in several research projects pertaining to the intersection of the human animal bond and veterinary medicine.


PhD, Colorado State University, 2002BS, Avila College, 1991MS, Colorado State University, 1997


Licensed Psychologist


Kogan, LR,. Packman, W., Bussolari, C., Currin-McCullouch, J & Erdman, P., Pet death and owners’ memorialization choices. Illness, Crisis and Loss. Online first https://doi.org/10.1177/105413732211430Kogan, LR; Booth, M., Rishniw, M. Emergency veterinarians value good leadership most when evaluating job opportunities and employment longevity. 2022. JAVMA. https://doi.org/10.2460/javma.22.07.0306Bussolari, C., Currin-McCullouch, J., Packman, W., Kogan, LR, Erdman, P., (2022). The Loss of a Service Dog Through Death: Experiences of Partners. Illness, Crisis & Loss 0(0) https://doi.org/10.1177/10541373221113336 Bussolari, C., Currin-McCullouch, J., Packman, W., Strand, E. & Kogan, LR*, Mass Depopulation of Swine During Covid-19: An Exploration of Swine Veterinarians’ Perspectives. Veterinary Sciences. 2022; 9(10):563. https://doi.org/10.3390/vetsci9100563Kramer, BM., Hellyer, PW, Kogan, LR, Rishniw, M. (2022) Anesthetic and analgesic techniques used for canine ovariohysterectomies in general practice settings in the United States. Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vaa.2022.07.010Kogan, L.R.; Packman, W.; Erdman, P.; Currin-McCulloch, J.; Bussolari, C. US Adults’ Perceptions of Dog Breed Bans, Dog Aggression and Breed-Specific Laws. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health (2022), 19,10138. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph191610138Currin-McCullouch, J., Bussolari, C., Packman, W., Kogan, LR, Erdman, P. (2022). Loss of a Service Animal through Retirement: Experiences and Impact on Partners Human Animal Interaction Bulletin 11(3) pgs. 39-53. https://doi.org/10.1079/hai.2022.001Patterson-Kane, EG; Kogan, LR, Gupta, ME, Touroo, R, Niestat, LN & Kennedy-Benson, A. (2022). Veterinary Needs for Animal Cruelty Recognition and Response in the United States: Training and Workplace Policies. JAVMA, https://doi.org/10.2460/javma.22.02.0084Grigg, EK., Kiu, S., Dempsey, DG, Wong, K., Bain, M., Sollers, JJ, Haddock, R., Kogan, LR, Barnhard, JA, Tringali, AA, Thigpen, AP, Hart, LA. (2022). Assessing the relationship between emotional states of dogs and their human handlers, using simultaneous behavioral and cardiac measures. Frontiers in Veterinary Medicine. https://doi.org/10.3389/fvets.2022.897287Kogan, L.R.; Bussolari, C.; Currin-McCulloch, J.; Packman, W.; Erdman, P. Disenfranchised Guilt—Pet Owners’ Burden. Animals 2022, 12, 1690. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani12131690 Kogan, L., & Rishniw, M. (2022) Canine and feline core vaccinations: US veterinarians’ concerns and perceived impact of COVID-19 anti-vaccination views on veterinary medicine (JAVMA). https://doi.org/10.2460/javma.22.03.0109Kogan, L.R.; Wallace, J.E.; Hellyer, P.W.; Carr, E.C.J. Canine Caregivers: Paradoxical Challenges and Rewards. Animals 2022, 12, 1074. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani12091074Grigg, E. & Kogan, LR.* (2022). Associations between laser light pointer play and repetitive behaviors in companion cats: does participant recruitment method matter?" Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science. DOI: 10.1080/10888705.2022.2065880 Baysinger A, Kogan LR.* Mental Health Impact of Mass Depopulation of Swine on Veterinarians During COVID-19 Infrastructure Breakdown. Frontiers in Veterinary Science 2022;9. https://www.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fvets.2022.842585 Schoenfeld-Tacher, R, Hellyer, P., Cheung, L. & Kogan, L.* Public Perceptions of Service Dogs, Emotional Support Dogs and Therapy Dogs. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2017, 14(6), 642; doi:10.3390/ijerph14060642Oxley, JA,. & Kogan, L.* (2017). Pet owners and the Internet. Companion Animal, 22(6), 170. Oxley, JA, & Kogan, L. (2017). More research needed on malingering by animal proxy, Letter to the Editor - JAVMA 250(12), 1362.Oxley, JA, & Kogan, L. (2017). Impact of internet and mobile phone use on pet care, Letter to the Editor - JAVMA 250(10), 1088.Oxley, JA, Montrose, VT, & Kogan, L. (2017). E-mental health and the veterinary profession JAVMA 250(11), 1226-1227Kogan L.R., Schoenfeld-Tacher R., Hellyer P.W., Rishniw M., Ruch-Gallie R. (2017). Survey of attitudes toward and experiences with animal abuse encounters in a convenience sample of US veterinarians. JAVMA, 250 (6), 688-696. Ruch-Gallie, R., Weir, H., and Kogan, L.* (2016). Impact of checklist use on wellness and post-elective surgery appointments in a veterinary teaching hospital Journal of Veterinary Medical Education, Epub Oct 25th. Ruch-Gallie, R., Hellyer, P. W., Schoenfeld-Tacher, R., Kogan, L. R.* (2016). Survey of practices and perceptions regarding feline onychectomy among private practitioners. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 249(3), 291-8.Kogan, LR. (2016). Flexible Therapeutic Tools for Treating Nonhuman Animal Abusers. Society and Animals, 1-3. Kogan, L.R., Schaefer, K., Erdman, P., Schoenfeld-Tacher, R. (2016). University Counseling Centers’ Perceptions and Experiences Pertaining to Emotional Support Animals. Journal of College Student Psychotherapy 30(4), 268-283. Shivley CB, Garry, FB, Kogan, LR, Grandin, T (2016). Evaluation of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Program Curricula on Animal Welfare, Animal Behavior, and Animal Ethics Courses. JAVMA, 248 (10).Kogan, L., Hellyer, PW., Ruch-Gallie, R., Rishniw, M. and Schoenfeld-Tacher, R. Veterinarians’ use and Perceptions of Information and Communication Technologies. (2016) Medical Research Archives. http://journals.ke-i.org/index.php/mra/article/view/502Kogan, LR, Hellyer PW, & Robinson NG (2016). Consumers’ Perceptions of Animal Hemp Products. American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association, 42, 40-48.Kogan LR, Hellyer PW, Stewart SM, Hendrickson DA, Dowers KL, Schoenfeld-Tacher R. Researching Applicants Online in the Veterinary Program Admissions Process: Perceptions, Practices, and Implications for Curricular Change. JVME 42 (4): 286-296, 2015.Kogan, L.R., Stewart, S. Schoenfeld-Tacher, R. & Hellyer, P.W. (2015). Perceptions of veterinary admissions committee members of undergraduate credits earned from community colleges or online compared to traditional 4-year institutions Open Veterinary Journal 5(1), 71-84. Schoenfeld-Tacher, R., Kogan, L.R., Meyer-Parsons, B., Royal, K., & Shaw, J. (2015). Educational research report: Changes in students' levels of empathy during the didactic portion of a veterinary program. Journal of Veterinary Medical Education (advanced online) Kogan, L.R., Hellyer, P.W., Schoenfeld-Tacher, R. &. Dowers, K.L. (2015). Practices and beliefs of private practitioners surrounding discounted veterinary services and products. The Open Veterinary Science Journal, 9, 1-9. http://www.benthamopen.com/TOVSJ/VOLUME/9/Dowers, K. L., Schoenfeld-Tacher, R. M., Hellyer, P. W., & Kogan, L. R.* (2015). Corporate influence and conflicts of interest: assessment of veterinary medical curricular changes and student perceptions. Journal of Veterinary Medical Education, 42(1), 1-10.Kogan LR, Hellyer PW, Stewart SM, Dowers KL. Recruitment and Hiring Strategies of Private Practitioners and Implications for Practice Management Training of Veterinary Students. JVME 42 (2):97-106, 2015.Kogan, L.R., Schoenfeld-Tacher R., Gould, L., Hellyer, P.W. & Dowers, K. (2014). Information prescriptions: a tool for veterinary practices. Open Veterinary Journal. 4(2), 90-95. Kogan, L.R., Dowers, K., Cerda, J., Schoenfeld-Tacher, R., & Stewart, S. (2014). Virtual microscopy: A useful tool for meeting evolving challenges in the veterinary medical curriculum. Journal of Science Education and Technology. 23 (6): 756-762.Stewart, S., Dowers, K., Cerda, J.R.., Schonefeld-Tacher, R., & Kogan, L.R.* (2014). Microscope use in clinical veterinary practice and potential implications for veterinary school curricula. Journal of Veterinary Medical Education. 41(4), 331-336. Randour, M.L. &·Kogan, L. (2014). What do we know about safe havens for pets programs: results of a short survey. Lex Canis: Association of Prosecuting Attorneys, 13: 4-6. Kogan, L.R., Schoenfeld-Tacher R., Gould, L., Viera, A.R., Hellyer, P.W. (2014). Providing an information prescription veterinary medical clinics: A pilot study. Journal Medical Library Association. 102(1), 41–46. 2013 Allweiler, S. & Kogan, L.R.* (2013). Inhalation anesthetics and the reproductive risk associated with occupational exposure among females working in veterinary anesthesia. Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia, 40(3), 285-289.Kogan, L.R., Schoenfeld-Tacher R., Hellyer, P. (2013). Cats in animal shelters: exploring the common perception that black cats take longer to adopt. The Open Veterinary Science Journal, 7, 18-22. http://benthamscience.com/open/tovsj/articles/V007/TOVSJ130718001.pdf Wong, D. & Kogan, L.R. Veterinary students’ attitudes on one health: implications for curriculum development at veterinary colleges. (2013). Journal of Veterinary Medical Education, 40(1), 58-62.

Research Specialty

Human Animal InteractionsOutcomes assessmentTrends in Veterinary Medicine (i.e., academic, career, etc.)