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Practical veterinary forensics

By D. Bailey

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The book serves as a reference for the reader to appreciate the current workload of a forensic vet and to provide an insight into the scale and complexity of the specialism that is veterinary forensics. Topics discussed are: introduction to veterinary forensics; forensic philosophy; law and animals; forensic science and applications to One Health; evidence collection and gathering about the living evidence; forensic examination of animal hair; firearms and ballistics; blood and blood pattern analysis; understanding the nature of document evidence; forensic toxicology; bitemark analysis; report writing; and the human-animal interaction. This book is intended for veterinarians and students interested in the field of forensics.

Pages vii + 214
ISBN/ISSN 978-1-78064-294-9
Publisher Cabi
DOI 10.1079/9781780642949.0000
Language English
Author Address Department of Forensic and Crime Science, Staffordshire University, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire,
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Researchers should cite this work as follows:

  1. Analysis
  2. Animal welfare
  3. Bites and stings
  4. Crime
  5. Domestic animals
  6. Employees
  7. Firearms
  8. Forensics
  9. Hair
  10. Laws and regulations
  11. Legislation
  12. Livestock
  13. Methodologies
  14. mortality
  15. Pets and companion animals
  16. Poisoning
  17. regulations
  18. Science
  19. Techniques
  20. toxicity
  21. toxicology
  22. Veterinarians
  23. Veterinary medicine
  24. veterinary practices
  25. Veterinary profession