Animal Abuse Workshop: Identification and Documentation of Crimes Against Animals

Date and Time:

May 10, 2022.  8:00am-12:00pm

Course Fee:

$75.00 USD

Location:

UF/IFAS Ft. Lauderdale Research and Education Center
3205 College Avenue
Davis, FL 33314

Description:

Animal abuse is a major issue throughout the United States and veterinarians are often involved in the documentation and reporting of animal cruelty cases. As more states have enacted mandatory reporting laws, it is important to for the veterinarian to be able to recognize and document suspected case of animal abuse. The successful prosecution of these crimes depends, largely, on the documentation, collection, and analysis of the evidence.The University of Florida will be hosting an 4-hour workshop on the identification and documentation of animal abuse cases. This workshop will be open to veterinarians, veterinary technicians, animal services, and other individuals interested in advancing their knowledge of identifying and documenting cases of animal abuse. Three hours of this course will be lecture format and topics will include an overview of crime scene investigation, review of forensic examinations of animals, and collection of evidence. The remainder of the course will be a hands-on. Participants will learn how to properly document injuries and practice evidence collection.
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Speaker

Adam W. Stern, DVM, Diplomate ACVP
Associate Professor of Forensic Pathology, University of Florida

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