To schedule an appointment with Dr. Franklin, please contact: 

Colorado Canine Orthopedics & Rehab

(719) 264-6666


5528 N. Nevada Ave. 

Colorado Springs, CO 80918
Phone: (719) 264-6666

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Invited Speaker Engagements

With over 60 invited national and international lectures, Dr. Franklin is a  prominent leader in the field of canine orthopedics and sports medicine.
2019 Engagements

Annual Meeting of the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation,

Las Vegas, NV, October 2019

  • Franklin SP and Wakshlag J. SMR Year in Review: Research and Hot Topics in Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation

Annual Meeting of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons.

Las Vegas, NV, October 2019

  • Franklin SP. Efficacy of intra-articular PRP and APS.

Connexity American Animal Hospital Association's re-imagined veterinary conference,

September, 2019; Indianapolis, IN

  • Franklin SP: Biologics for Treating Orthopedic Disease in Dogs

  • Franklin SP: Human Library Expert

The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine, in partnership with Emory University and the Clinical Translational Science Alliance (CTSA)

September, 2019 at the Emory Conference Center in Atlanta. 

  • Sam Franklin, DVM, PhD, and Kenneth Mautner, MD. PRP/Stem Cell Therapies: Clinical Application of Orthobiologic Injections For Human and Animal Use: What We Know and What We Need to Find Out

Selected speaking engagements from prior years

Veterinary Meeting and Expo

Orlando, FL, February, 2018. 

  • Franklin SP and Kim SE. To Cut or Not to Cut: Regenerative Medicine vs Surgery for Musculoskeletal Disease

  • Franklin SP.  Cranial Cruciate Ligament Disease Options: Non-Surgical, Surgical, and Post-op Management

  • Franklin SP. Forelimb lameness challenges: Keys for Diagnosis and Treatment       

  • Franklin SP. Platelet-rich Plasma: Applications for Osteoarthritis       

  • Franklin SP. Patella Luxation: Creating the Perfect Block Recession Trochleoplasty       

  • Franklin SP. Patella Luxation: Tibial Tuberosity Transposition Technique Tips       

Colorado Springs, Veterinary Medical Association,

Colorado Springs, CO, October 2018.   

  • Franklin SP. Non-operative Management of Osteoarthritis

  • Franklin SP. Orthobiologics and Regenerative Medicine

Annual Meeting of the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Indianapolis, IN, October 2017. 

  • Franklin SP. Intra-articular therapies in dogs.

Annual Meeting of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons.

Edinburgh, Scotland, July 2017

  • Franklin SP. Novel Concepts in Bone Regeneration.            

  • Franklin SP. Why I use locking compression plates.       

  • Franklin SP. TPLO: Influence of locking plates on complications and outcome.  

  • Franklin SP. Advnanced musculoskeletal imaging: MRI and ultrasonography                    

University of Georgia Continuing Education Conference,

Athens, GA, March 2017. 

  • Franklin SP.  Regenerative medicine in practice       

University Faculty Forum, Arthrex Vet Systems

Naples, FL, March 2017. 

  • Franklin SP.  PRP Update.       

North American Veterinary Conference

Orlando, FL, February 2017. 

  • Franklin SP and Peycke L.  Regenerative medicine therapies: Hype or Hope?       

  • Franklin SP and Peycke L.  Cranial cruciate ligament ruptured case discussions     

  • Franklin SP.  Platelet-rich plasma: should I use this in my practice?     

  • Franklin SP.  Stem Cells for OA     

  • Franklin SP.  Polysulfated glycosaminoglycans: are they efficacious for OA?     

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Little Rock, AR. September 2016.

  • Franklin SP. Translation medicine: What we know about PRP 

  • Franklin SP. Cartilage injury: roles for regenerative medicine and tissue engineering

Annual Meeting of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons.

Seattle, WA, October 2016

  • Franklin SP.  Treating Advanced Stifle OA: Biologics versus Resurfacing    

World Stem Cell Summit

Atlanta, Ga, December 2015

  • Franklin SP.  Regenerative engineering and bio-materials.      

Annual Meeting of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons.

Nashville, TN, October 2015

  • Franklin SP.  Platelet-rich plasma and osteoarthritis.    

  • Franklin SP.  The human, canine, and equine stifle.      

Wild West Veterinary Conference,

Reno, NV, October 2015.  

  • Franklin SP.  Regenerative Medicine: Platelet-rich plasma and stem cells.   

  • Franklin SP.  Choosing among the numerous surgeries for medial patellar luxation. 

  • Franklin SP.  An algorithm for early diagnosis and treatment of hip dysplasia in general practice 

  • Franklin SP.  Fracture management with casts and splints. 

  • Franklin SP.  Canine Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine.

31st Annual Canine Sports Medicine Symposium

Orlando, FL, January 2015.

  • Franklin SP.  Platelet rich plasma and its clinical application in dogs.