Selected publications


With over 38 peer reviewed publications and more in progress, 7 book chapters and an arthroscopy text book expected in 2021, Dr. Sam Franklin is committed to advancing the health of our canine companions.

Franklin, SP. Frontiers in Veterinary Science 2019; 6:243

Smith MD, Barletta M, Diehl KA, Hofmeister EH, Franklin SP. Vet Anaesth Analg. 2019;46(1):36-42. doi: 10.1016/j.vaa.2018.09.043.

Franklin SP, Birdwhistell KE. Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 2018;11(5):105. doi: 10.3389/fvets.2018.00105

Todd T, Lu Z, Zao J, Cline B, Zhang W, Chen H, Kumar A, Jian W, West F, Franklin S, Zhen L, Xie J.  Nano Research 2018.

Ludwig HC, Brainard BM, Birdwhistell KE, Franklin SP. American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2017;45(14):3351-3357. doi: 10.1177/0363546517730578

Franklin SP, Dover R, Andrade N, Rosselli D. Vet Surg. 2017 Sep 14. doi: 10.1111/vsu.12706

Birdwhistell KE, Karumbaiah L, Franklin SP. Journal of Knee Surgery. 2017. doi: 10.1055/s-0037-1603801.

Franklin SP, Cook JL, Cook CR, Shaikh L, Clarke KM, Holmes SP. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 2017.1;251(1):71-79. doi: 10.2460/javma.251.1.71.

Franklin SP, Burke E, Holmes SP.  PLoS One. 2017; May 16;12(5):e0177597. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0177597.

Franklin SP, Birdwhistell KE, Strelchik A, Garner BC, and Brainard B.  Frontiers in Veterinary Science. April 5, 2017.

Birdwhistell KE, Basinger RW, Hayes BR, Norton NA, Hurley DJ, Franklin SP. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation. 2017 Mar;29(2):143-147 doi: 10.1177/1040638717690186.

Franklin SP, Garner BC, and Cook JL.  American Journal of Veterinary Research, 2015; 76:822–827. 

Cook JL, Schulz KS, Karnes J, Franklin SP, Canapp SO, Lotsikas P, Fitzpatrick N, Wheeler J, Gillick, M, Cross A, Walls C, Albrecht M, Williams JE, Crouch DT, Lewis DD, Pozzi A, Ridge P.  Canadian Veterinary Journal, 2015;56:971–977.

Agnello, K, Cimino Brown D, Aoki K, Franklin S, Hayashi, K. Veterinary and Comparative Orthopaedics and Traumatology, 2015;28(1)48-53. 

Franklin SP, Devitt C, Ogawa J, Ridge P, Cook JL. Veterinary Surgery, 2013;42(4):361-364.    

Franklin SP, Stoker AM, Cockrell, MK, Pfeiffer, FM, Bal, BS, Cook JL. Journal of Biomaterials Science: Polymer Edition, 2011;23(17):2197-2206. 

Franklin SP and Cook JL. Journal of the Veterinary Medical Association,2011;238(4):440-442.

Kuroki K, Britt LG, Franklin SP, and Henry CJ.   Veterinary Pathology, 2010;47(5):944-947.  

Bevins SN, Tracey JA, Franklin SP, Schmit VL, Macmillan ML, Gage KL, Schriefer ME, Logan KA, Sweanor LL, Alldredge MW, Krumm C, Boyce WM, Vickers W, Riley SP, Lyren LM, Boydston EE, Fisher RN, Roelke ME, Salman M, Crooks KR, Vandewoude S.  Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2009;15(12):2021-4.

Franklin SP, Gilley RS, and Palmer RH. Compendium on continuing education for the practicing veterinarian, 2009;32(10):E1-E11. 

Franklin SP, Park RD, Egger EL. Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association, 2009;45(3):112-117.

Franklin SP, Troyer JL, TerWee JA, Lyren LM, Boyce WM, Riley SP, Roelke ME, Crooks KR, VandeWoude S.  Journal of Virology, 2007;81(20):10961-10969.

Franklin SP, Troyer JL, TerWee JA, Lyren L, Kays RW, Riley SPD, Boyce WM, Crooks KR, VandeWoude S. VJournal of Wildlife Diseases, 2007;43(4):700-710.

Franklin SP, Kays RW, Moreno R, TerWee JA, VandeWoude S.  Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 2008;44(3):760-765. 

Troyer JL, VandeWoude S, Pecon-Slattery J, McIntosh C, Franklin S, Antunes A, Johnson W, O’Brien SJ.   Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology, 2008;123(1-2):159-66.

Franklin SP, Miller KE, Baker AJ, Dietz JM.  American journal of primatology, 2007;69(3):255–266. 

Franklin SP, Hankerson SJ, Baker AJ, Dietz JM.   American journal of primatology, 2007;69(3):325–335.

Hankerson SJ, Franklin SP, Baker AJ, Dietz JM. American journal of primatology, 2007;69(9):976-988. 

Book Chapters

Pozzi A and Franklin SP. In Canine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation. Second Edition. Editors Chris Zink and Janet B. Van Dyke. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2018. Chapter 16; pages 404-424.

Franklin SP.  In Veterinary Clinics of North America. 2017 Jul; 47(4):865-884. doi: 10.1016/j.cvsm.2017.02.005.

Franklin SP, Cook JL, and Pozzi A.  In Advances in the Canine Cranial Cruciate Ligament. Second Edition. Editor, Peter Muir. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2018. Chapter 35; pages 295-300.   

Martinez-Silvestre A and Franklin SP.  In Mader’s Reptile and Amphibian Medicine and Surgery. Third Edition. Editors SJ Divers and S Stahl. Elsevier Health Sciences. 

Saunders B, Bearden R, and Franklin SP.   In Veterinary Surgery: Small Animal. Second Edition. Editors KM Tobias and SA Johnston. Elsevier Health Sciences. 2018. Chapter 4; pages 40-48. 

Franklin SP and KS Schulz. In Veterinary Surgery: Small Animal. Second Edition. Editors KM Tobias and SA Johnston. Elsevier Health Sciences. 2018. Chapter 71; pages 1323-1347.

Franklin SP.  In Small Animal Surgical Emergencies. Editor Lillian R. Aronson. Wiley Blackwell, Ames, IA. 2016. Chapter 53; pages 523-532.


Small Animal Arthroscopy.

Editors Franklin SP, Pozzi A, Schulz KS. Elsevier. Publication expected 2021


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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