Dr. Leland S. Shapiro

Part-time faculty member - Moorpark College
Teaches ANSC M30 - Ethical and Legal Issues



    Los Angeles Pierce College;
Full-time Faculty Member, Department Chair of Agriculture, Professor of Animal Sciences
Director of Pre-Veterinary Science Program
Advisor, Pre-Vet Club


B.S., Dairy Science, minor in biology; California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
M.S., Mammary Physiology (Agriculture), minor in Agriculture Education; California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Ph.D., Reproductive Physiology; minor in Agriculture Education; Oregon State University, Corvallis
post-doctoral training in bioethics; Georgetown University, Iowa State University
biotechnology; Miami University of Ohio
Licensed Pasteurizer, State of California
Registered Small Animal Dietitian
Certificate in Goat Reproduction and A.I., University of California, Davis
UC Davis "Mentor of Veterinary Medicine"


Awards and Commendations

"Man of the Year" Award, State Assembly (Assemblyman Robert Cline), State of California
"Professor of the Month" Award, L.A. Pierce College
NISOD Excellence in Teaching Award, Austin Texas
Commendation, City of Los Angeles, Councilman Hal Bernson
Commendation, City of Simi Valley, Mayor Elton Gallegly
Commendation and Lifetime Membership to ASO, L.A. Pierce College

Professional Organizations

Board of Directors, Society for Veterinary Medical Ethics
Ethics Committee, L.A. Pierce College
The Dairy Shrine Club
Holstein Association
American Dairy Science Association
Santa Barbara Zoological Gardens
Zoological Society of San Diego
Association of Veterinary Technician Educators, Inc.
Gamma Sigma Delta (Honor Society of Agriculture)
California Agriculture Ambassadors, Cal Poly State University San Luis Obispo


Author of 13 books - the most recent three are;
1. Introduction to Animal Science (Prentice Hall, 2001)
2. Applied Animal Ethics (Delmar, 2000)
3. Introduction to Veterinary Pathology and Parasitology (Delmar, 2005)