This book guides veterinarians and lawyers through the diverse and complex fields of alleged cruelty to, and unlawful killing of, companion animals, farm livestock and wildlife. It draws together current knowledge on how to approach, investigate and report forensic cases. Covers all aspects of the forensic post-mortem including cause and time of death Features the fundamentals of abuse and neglect Allows rapid access to descriptions of different types of injuries and gives essential guidance on their interpretation Backed by practical standard operative procedures from world experts to ensure proper and professional case management High quality, specially selected photographs, a clear writing style and concise presentation informs and encourages the reader towards soundly-based conclusionsVarious factors may need to be considered including: ac Were the animals moved after death but before the start of the veterinary investigation? ... Do local meteorology records provide information on lightning activity at the appropriate time?
|Title||:||Animal Abuse and Unlawful Killing|
|Author||:||Helen M. C. Munro, Ranald Munro|
|Publisher||:||Elsevier Health Sciences - 2008-07-04|