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Kansas State University



Kenneth Harkin




Kenneth R Harkin, DVM, DACVIM (SAIM)
Professor and Section Head, Small Animal Internal Medicine

Phone# 785-532-5690





Professional Training:

  • DVM: Iowa State University
  • Residency: Michigan State University


  • Medicine I and Medicine II (3rd year)
  • Small Animal Internal Medicine (4th year)


  • Infectious disease
  • Immunology


Dr. Harkin’s work includes improving the diagnosis of leptospirosis, evaluating the zoonotic risk associated with infected dogs and investigating pathogenic mechanisms of leptospiral infections. He also studies canine dysautonomia, focused both on identifying the etiology and effects on various organ systems. Other areas of interest include perianal fistulas and liver disease.

Selected Publications