Veterinarians often come into contact with the law in cases of animal cruelty, domestic animal and wildlife crimes, and human crimes with an animal element. This book provides practical information and training on how to operate within a crime scene. It covers the tests that may need to be carried out, collecting evidence, preparing reports and giving evidence in court as an expert witness. Practical Veterinary Forensics is an indispensable guide to all veterinarians working in cases of animal cruelty, abuse and crimes against animals. It is essential for welfare organizations, animal shelters and those requiring an introduction to veterinary forensic science. 223 p.
- David Bailey, Veterinary Forensic Consultant. Staffordshire University, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire (UK), Department of Forensic and Crime Science.
- Publisher: CABI
Publication date (print): 2016-06
ISBN (print): 978-1-78064-294-9.