Veterinary Medicine Expert Witnesses

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Expert witnesses in Veterinary Medicine practice in a variety of fields, including animal behavior, animal cruelty investigations, equine medicine, livestock management, and pet care. Some of the most common specialties among these expert witnesses also include veterinary surgery, veterinary pharmacology, animal nutrition, exotic animal medicine, and veterinary pathology. They have provided opinions on the effects of improper medical treatment, allegations of animal abuse, side effects of medication, nutritional deficiencies in animals, and surgical complications.

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Stephanie Julie Bonin, PE, PhDView profile

ID: 108085

Dr. Stephanie Julie Bonin, PE, PhD

Dr. Stephanie J. Bonin has 22 years of experience in the fields of Mechanical Engineering and Biomechanics. She earned her BS in Engineering Mechanics and Physiology and her MS in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan State University. She also obtained her Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Miami. Today, this expert is licensed as a Mechanical Engineer in the State of...

Dogs Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile


Dogs Expert Witness | California

This highly qualified expert has decades of experience as a certified dog trainer. Her training programs include obedience, protection, agility, scent discrimination and conformation along with repairing abnormal behavior. She has extensive involvement in the field of canine care, especially with Rottweilers and Bully breeds (American Pit Bull Terrier and relatives). She is an active board member...

Bridget Rebecca BrandonView profile

ID: 596211

Ms. Bridget Rebecca Brandon

Ms. Bridget Brandon has decades of experience in both Marketing and the Equine Industry. She earned her BFA from Southern Methodist University. Today, this expert is licensed as a General Lines Agent in Texas. Formerly, this expert served as the Marketing Director of Card Services at Verizon and as the Business Development Manager at Dillon Gage. Currently, this expert is the Owner and Principal...

Dog Training and Behavior Expert Witness | GeorgiaView profile


Dog Training and Behavior Expert Witness | Georgia

This expert is highly trained in dog training, behavior, and science. He has trained pets professionally since 1992, h two companies eaach of which focuses on scientici study of canines and dog behavior, and has served as an expert and correspondent on various television programs. This expert has won and has coached numerous dog training and behavior competitions.

Aaron Tod GryderView profile

ID: 6278831

Mr. Aaron Tod Gryder

Mr. Aaron T. Gryder has 35 years of experience in the Horse Racing Industry. He formerly served as a Racing Ambassador at the Santa Anita Park, the Gulfstream Park Racetrack, and the Del Mar Racetrack. He also served as an On-Air Analyst covering the Breeder's Cup for abc, HRTV, TVG, Fox Sports, and ESPN. Finally, he served as a self-employed Professional Jockey from 1986 until his retirement in...

Canine Training Expert Witness | MarylandView profile


Canine Training Expert Witness | Maryland

This expert has extensive experience and education on dog training and behavior having authored over five well received publications. She earned an Associate Degree in Administration of Justice at Santa Rosa Junior College. She worked for the Marin Humane Society in California for over 20 years, enforcing animal protection and control laws. She served as a president of the Association of Pet Dog...

Gerard B. PorcelliView profile

ID: 6278857

Mr. Gerard B. Porcelli

Mr. Gerard B. Porcelli has 28 years of experience in the field of Equestrian Training Operations. He earned his AS in Health and Physical Education from Nassau Community College before starting his career in the field. Formerly, he served as a Track Superintendent at Fair Hill Training Center and as a Hotwalker and Groom for Trainer, Steve DiMauro. He also served as a Labourer, Grader Operator,...

Horse Training and Riding Instruction Expert Witness | GeorgiaView profile


Horse Training and Riding Instruction Expert Witness | Georgia

This expert is an internationally acclaimed clinician, presenting horsemanship and riding clinics in many areas of the US and in Europe. He has worked with horses all his life, being involved in diverse fields including the ranching, motion picture and horse training industries.

Jenni CoesView profile

ID: 12466

Ms. Jenni Coes

This expert is the only Force Free Certified Dog Trainer in New England certified by the International Positive Dog Training Association. Certified, as a Puppy Specialist and Canine Behaviorist, she has owned and operating a dog training service since 1997. She is a certified evaluator for the AKC Canine Good Citizen programs and has been designated as a District Leader in Massachusetts for the...

Equine Therapy and Natural Horsemanship Expert Witness | New JerseyView profile


Equine Therapy and Natural Horsemanship Expert Witness | New Jersey

This expert is certified by the Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association (EAGALA) as an Equine Specialist in Equine Assisted Psychotherapy. She has operated a Parelli Natural Horsemanship approved facility in New Jersey for more than 15 years, accumulated a wealth of experience in the rehabilitation of horses, donkeys, ponies, and mules. She is adept in the observation of herd behavior and...


Colleen GrattonView profile

ID: 13651

Dr. Colleen Gratton

This highly qualified expert has over 15 years of experience in veterinary care. She earned her BS in biology at the Illinois State University followed by her DVM at the Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine. This expert has held multiple roles as an associate veterinarian at such organizations as the All Pets Veterinary Hospital and the Brown Animal Hospital. She has also served as an...

Horses Expert Witness | North CarolinaView profile


Horses Expert Witness | North Carolina

This expert has been in the equine industry for over 40 years and has developed a custom riding program that she has applied to thousands of students and horses of all styles and breeds. She has offered headline presentations at the Certified Horsemanship Assn. International Conference for Riding Instructors, the International Society of Rider Biomechanics, the World Equestrian Games, the US Pony...


Adrienne BrundageView profile

ID: 14264

Dr. Adrienne Brundage

This highly-qualified expert has extensive experience as a forensic entomologist. She received her BS in plant protection sciences from CalPoly before earning her MS in organismal biology from San Jose State University and her PhD in entomology from Texas A&M University. This expert is board-certified in forensic entomology and is active in her field as a member of several organizations,...

Horse Expert Witness | New YorkView profile


Horse Expert Witness | New York

This highly qualified expert is an USHJA certified equestrian trainer and clinician with 40+ years of experience as an equine specialist. She holds an USEF "R" judges' license in the divisions of hunter, hunter seat equitation, jumper and hunter breeding. She is also a certified senior equine appraiser at the American Society of Equine Appraisers. She is a life member of various equestrian...


Delinda Vanne BrightynView profile

ID: 20570

Ms. Delinda Vanne Brightyn

This expert is a certified K9 Search Specialist and has been working with dogs for over 15 years. She is currently the president of Taos Search & Rescue and in charge of the K9 unit for the organization. She is also a behavior dog trainer and owner of her own dog training company and the founder/editor of Dogology-DV.

Animal Behavior Expert Witness | New HampshireView profile


Animal Behavior Expert Witness | New Hampshire

This expert has over 20 years of experience in animal behavior and training. He has extensive experience as a speaker and consultant for solving animal problems and has developed programs for various animals including dogs, cats, and rabbits. He is certified as a trainer and behavior consultant by the International Association of Canine Professionals and the International Association of Animal...

Sheri SoltesView profile

ID: 25966

Ms. Sheri Soltes

This expert received her bachelor's and law degree from the University of Texas. She is a former briefing attorney at the Harris County First Court of Appeals and trial attorney at Burrow, Trevathan, Williams, and Ragland. She is a member on the board of directors at Assistance Dogs International as well as the committee chair on the legislative and advocacy committee. Currently, she is the...

Dog Behavior and Training Expert Witness | IllinoisView profile


Dog Behavior and Training Expert Witness | Illinois

This highly qualified dog behavior and nutrition expert has 28+ years of experience. Presently, she is the owner of an animal behavior training center, where she applies her extensive experience in canine behavior, training, health care, and nutrition. She has published 7 books, numerous scientific papers, and educational materials for pet owners. Formerly, this expert was a lecturer in Animal...

Stephen MullinView profile

ID: 30127

Dr. Stephen Mullin

This expert has 25 years of experience in herpetology. He has consulted on projects to address the migratory routes of snakes in areas frequented by pedestrians and vehicles. This expert has published extensively with over 25 peer-reviewed publications on behavioral and population biology of snakes and frequently presents on topics in his field. Currently, he is the chair of the biology...

Animal Drug Testing Expert Witness | West VirginiaView profile


Animal Drug Testing Expert Witness | West Virginia

This highly qualified expert has years of experience in using animal models to study diabetes. He received his PhD degree from Ohio State University and completed his fellowship training in physiology and biophysics at the University of Illinois. He has published 98+ peer-reviewed journal articles and serves as a reviewer for 26+ renowned medical journals. He has been listed in "Who's Who in...

Veterinary Medicine Expert Witness FAQs

What is the role of a veterinary medicine expert witness in legal proceedings?

A veterinary medicine expert witness provides insight into cases involving animal health, including malpractice, negligence, or abuse. They can interpret medical records and testify on standard care practices.

What types of cases can a veterinary medicine expert witness handle?

These experts can handle a variety of cases such as animal cruelty, veterinary malpractice, wrongful death of pets, livestock disputes, and pharmaceutical liability.

How can a veterinary medicine expert witness help in a pet product liability case?

They can provide an objective analysis of whether a pet product caused harm or injury to an animal due to design defects, manufacturing errors, or inadequate warnings.

Are there subspecialties within the field of veterinary medicine that an expert witness might focus on?

Yes, there are many subspecialties including small animal practice, large animal practice, exotic animals, equine medicine, surgery, oncology, cardiology, and more.

Why is it important to hire a veterinary medicine expert witness with board certification?

Board certification ensures the expert has undergone rigorous training and examination in their specialty. This guarantees they have up-to-date knowledge and expertise.

How does Expert Institute select its Veterinary Medicine expert witnesses?

Expert Institute offers a personalized approach to help you find the highest quality experts. We source actively-practicing professionals who match all your requirements for specialty areas, work experience, litigation history, fee range, certifications, location, and more.

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