Lori Kogan

Outcomes Assessment Clinical Sciences

A226 VTH

(970) 491-7984

About Lori

Lori Kogan, Ph.D. is a professor in the Department of Clinical Sciences and a licensed psychologist. She is the editor of the Human-Animal Interaction Bulletin, an open-access, online publication supported by Division 17 (Counseling Psychology) of the American Psychological Association. She is also the founder/director of Pets Forever, a non-profit program and service-learning course designed to help low income elderly and disabled pet owners. In addition, Dr. Kogan has years of experience providing individual and couples counseling to veterinary students, faculty and staff. She has published numerous journal articles, co-authored book chapters, 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


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.)