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  1. How vultures can help solve crimes | Lauren Pharr

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    | Contributor(s):: Lauren Pharr

    Can a bird that symbolizes death help the living catch criminals? In this informative and accessible talk, forensic anthropologist Lauren Pharr shows us how vultures impact crime scenes -- and the assistance they can provide to detectives investigating murders. (This talk contains graphic images.)

  2. Animal Abuse and Interpersonal Violence: The Cruelty Connection and Its Implications for Veterinary Pathology

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    | Contributor(s):: R. Lockwood, Phil Arkow

    The role of the veterinary forensic pathologist in the investigation of animal abuse or neglect can go beyond documenting the condition of animals presented as evidence. Although animal cruelty is a moral concern and a crime in itself, law enforcement response to such crimes is often enhanced...

  3. Search and Rescue Dogs

    | Contributor(s):: J. J. Ensminger

  4. Was Jack the Ripper a Slaughterman? Human-Animal Violence and the World's Most Infamous Serial Killer

    | Contributor(s):: Andrew Knight, Katherine D Watson

    Hundreds of theories exist concerning the identity of “Jack the Ripper”. His propensity for anatomical dissection with a knife—and in particular the rapid location and removal of specific organs—led some to speculate that he must have been surgically trained. However,...

  5. Comparison of the legislation regarding dangerous dogs between five federal states of Germany

    | Contributor(s):: Katharina Hoppe

    Every single federal state of Germany regulates the issue of dangerous dogs individually. There are two legislations on federal level concerning dangerous dogs, the Act on restriction of keeping or importing dangerous dogs into the inland (Gesetz zur Beschränkung des Verbringens oder der...

  6. Practical veterinary forensics

    | Contributor(s):: Bailey, D.

    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...

  7. The human-animal interaction

    | Contributor(s):: Swan, P., Bailey, D.

    Human-animal relationships are far from fading in importance or reducing in number, despite progressive urbanization and industrialization. With increasing protection for animals being sought by legislation around the world and the recognition of important connections in our interactions with...

  8. One Health: The complex issue of dog bites

    | Contributor(s):: Bailey, D., Leicester, L.

  9. Methods for Forensic Animal Maltreatment Evaluations

    | Contributor(s):: Tedeschi, Philip, Levitt, Lacey, Patronek, Gary, Grisso, Thomas

  10. Forensic entomology of decomposing humans and their decomposing pets

    | Contributor(s):: Sanford, M. R.

    Domestic pets are commonly found in the homes of decedents whose deaths are investigated by a medical examiner or coroner. When these pets become trapped with a decomposing decedent they may resort to feeding on the body or succumb to starvation and/or dehydration and begin to decompose as well....

  11. Going to the dogs : human remains detection dogs in archaeology

    | Contributor(s):: Skowronek, Russell K.

  12. Animal behavior forensics: evaluation of dangerous dogs and cruelty victims

    | Contributor(s):: Reid, P. J., Miller, L., Zawistowski, S.

    Shelters are frequently faced with caring for animal who are embroiled in legal cases. This chapter outlines the history of forensic behavior evaluations and mades recommendations for appropriate assessment tools.

  13. Animal abuse in culture and society: animal abuse in food and fibre production

    | Contributor(s):: Tiplady, Catherine

  14. Animal abuse in culture and society: animal abuse in hunting, sport, entertainment and art

    | Contributor(s):: Tiplady, Catherine

  15. Animal abuse in culture and society: education and animal abuse

    | Contributor(s):: Tiplady, Catherine

  16. Animal abuse in culture and society: feminist aspects of animal abuse

    | Contributor(s):: Tiplady, Catherine

  17. Animal abuse in culture and society: religion, philosophy, and ethics - how these affect our treatment of animals

    | Contributor(s):: Tiplady, Catherine

  18. Animal abuse: defining the problem: history of animal abuse

    | Contributor(s):: Tiplady, Catherine

  19. Animal abuse: defining the problem: what is animal abuse?

    | Contributor(s):: Tiplady, Catherine

  20. Animal abuse: defining the problem: why some people are cruel to animals

    | Contributor(s):: Tiplady, Catherine