Barry Kipperman | Centre for Veterinary Education

Barry Kipperman


Dr. Barry Kipperman is a board certified specialist in internal medicine and animal welfare, and is staff internist and the founder of a 24 hour specialist/emergency practice in the San Francisco Bay area.

After 26 years in practice, Dr K decided to devote the remainder of his career to animal welfare and ethics. He received a masters degree in animal welfare,ethics and law in 2017 from the University of Edinburgh. He teaches veterinary ethics at the University of California at Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, and animal welfare and ethics for the University of Missouri.

Dr Kipperman serves on the Board of Directors of the Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association, and MightyVet. His research interests include the influence of economics on animal welfare and veterinarian well-being, and the ethical dilemmas and moral stress faced by veterinarians.