Contact the Kansas Board of Veterinary Examiners
1003 Lincoln Avenue, P.O. Box 242
the complaint form
Wamego, Kansas 66547-0242
Telephone: (785) 456-8781
Submit the complaint in writing and include:
of a written complaint, the KBVE will acknowledge receipt and assign an
investigator. The complainant will be informed of progress in the case.
and work phone numbers
of veterinarian(s) involved
performed and a description of the complaint;
report(s) from second veterinary opinions (if available) which substantiate
allegations/complaints are processed. If an investigation indicates that
a violation of the Kansas Practice Act possibly exists, the case is presented
for probable cause determination by Board members. If Board members determine
that the evidence obtained from the investigation did provide probable
cause to believe a violation may have occurred, results are presented
to the Board for disciplinary action. A penalty ranging from a reprimand
to license revocation may be imposed.
the board has taken action, the complainant is notified of the final disposition
of the complaint.
following investigation, there is no evidence to support a violation, the
complainant is so advised by the Board staff.
regulatory agency, our primary disciplinary tools are sanctions against
the veterinarian's license. Recovery of damages is beyond the scope of
the Board's authority and complainants may seek relief through civil proceedings
separate from the Board's action.