Links

WEBLIOGRAPHY

 

 

AVIAN

Avian Welfare Coalition – information about avian welfare
www.avianwelfare.org

Handbook for a Healthier Bird
www.harrisonsbirdfoods.com/learningcenter/index.html

Keeping Your Bird Entertained
www.hartz.com/Birds/Habitat/Keeping_Your_Bird_Entertained.aspx

 

 

CONSULTATION SERVICES

American Association of Forensic Science. Contact lists of forensic specialists
www.aafs.org

AZ Forensic Associates – provides consultation services for blood stain pattern analysis
www.bloodstainevidence.com/

Canine Behavior and Aggression Consulting – also provides consulting services for dog bite and dog attack investigations.
dogconsulting.org

Dr. Melinda Merck’s Veterinary Forensics –  website offering training, consultation services, and case response for animal cases; also contains forms and information on veterinary forensic science
www.veterinaryforensics.com

Forensic Pieces – training and consultations offered in a broad range of forensic sciences
www.forensicpieces.com

HAIRbase™ – a website containing a database of various animal hairs to support forensic analysis
web.me.com/kwpmiller/HAIRbase/Welcome.html

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service – crime lab responsible for investigating federal fish and wildlife crimes
www.lab.fws.gov/

 

 

EDUCATION

Crime Scene Investigator EDU – Become a crime scene investigator
www.crimesceneinvestigatoredu.org

 

 

 

EQUIPMENT

Arrowhead Forensics- crime investigation and forensic supply company
www.crime-scene.com

Entomology supplies and collection information
www.texasento.net/equip.htm
www.bioquip.com

Evident Crime Scene – crime scene and evidence collection products
www.evidentcrimescene.com

Fitzco, Inc. – crime scene and evidence collection products
www.fitzcoinc.com

Hobo data loggers
www.onsetcomp.com

Law Enforcement Training and Resource Group – offers new POCKET CSI™, a suite of applications for smart phones for crime scene responders
www.letrg.com

Lynn Peavey – crime scene and evidence collection products
www.lynnpeavey.com

Sirchie – crime scene and evidence collection products
www.sirchie.com

Tri-tech USA – crime scene and evidence collection products  with veterinary forensic kit
www.tritechusa.com

 

 

FORENSIC TESTING

American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians – access to the full list of accredited laboratories in the USA.
www.aavld.org

Diagnostic Center for Population and Animal Health – bone marrow fat analysis and animal toxicology testing
www.dcpah.msu.edu

US Fish and Wildlife Service-National Fish and Wildlife Forensics Laboratory
www.lab.fws.gov

Forensic toxicology.
www.abarbour.net

Humane Society of the United States – HSUS has an entire department of highly experienced consultants for animal fighting investigations who can provide assistance as well as up-to-date general information about animal fighting
www.humanesociety.org

Independent Forensics – laboratory testing and products sold for field testing
www.ifi-test.com

Microtrace, LLC – private independent laboratory specializing in the characterization and identification of single, small particles and small quantities of unknown materials including animal hair
www.microtracescientific.com/

Purdue University Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory – bone marrow fat analysis
www.addl.purdue.edu/

Shelterwood Laboratories (DNA Diagnostics) – animal DNA testing
www.dnadiagnostics.com

Therion DNA – animal DNA testing
www.therionDNA.com

Veterinary Genetics Laboratory of UC Davis – features forensic animal DNA testing.
www.vgl.ucdavis.edu

Veterinary Genetics Laboratory Canine CODIS Dog Fighting database- the site for information on the Canine CODIS database
www.vgl.ucdavis.edu/forensics/CANINECODIS

Zoogen – animal DNA testing
http://zoogendna.com/

 

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

Disaster Animal Shelter Education and Response, LLC  – Diane Robinson, previously with American Humane Association, provides consultations, training and response for disaster and large scale cruelty responses
www.disasteranimalsheltereducation.com

Battered Pet Syndrome: Non-accidental Physical Injuries That Occur In Dogs And Cats by Helen Munro
canadianveterinarians.net/pdfs/Munro_NonAccidentalInjuries.pdf

A Bibliography Related to Crime Scene Interpretation with Emphases in Forensic Geotaphonomic and Forensic Archaeological Field Techniques as a downloadable PDF
mai.mercyhurst.edu/research/research-materials/reference-guides/a-bibliography-related-to-crime-scene-interpretation/

Blood stain tutorial
www.bloodspatter.com

Canadian veterinary website with section on animal abuse
canadianveterinarians.net/animal-abuse.aspx

Crime & Clues – website with information for crime scene investigation and forensic science
www.crimeandclues.com

Crime Scene Investigations – information by retired Sgt. Hayden B. Baldwin
www.feinc.net/cs-inv-p.htm

CSI Gizmos – This site has templates for creating your own evidence markers, scales and arrows. There are innovative investigation gadgets from the products page
www.csigizmos.com

Crime Scene Investigator Network – site has links to forensic articles and information
www.crime-scene-investigator.net

Diatom home page for Indiana University
www.indiana.edu/~diatom/diatom.html

Dr. Zeno’s Forensic site – contains forensic information about several disciplines
www.geradts.com

FBI Forensic Science Communications
www.fbi.gov/about-us/lab/forensic-science-communications

Firearms ID – This site includes information on ammunition identification, gunshot residue, shotgun pattern testing, etc.
www.firearmsid.com

Forensic Evidence – website of information on forensic science, law, and public policy.
www.forensic-evidence.com

Forensic Magazine – with full issues, articles, products, and services and recent court rulings
www.forensicmag.com

Forensic Science Resources
http://www.tncrimlaw.com/forensic

Forensic science resources on the internet – website updated and maintained by The Gelman Library at George Washington University
www.istl.org/03-spring/internet.html

The Hoarding of Animals Research Consortium. Contains the Tufts Animal Care and Condition Score.
http://vet.tufts.edu/hoarding/

Incident Command System – information on the ICS system and links to the online independent study courses
www.fema.gov/emergency/nims/IncidentCommandSystem.shtm#item7

International Association for Identification – Scientific Working Group on Imaging Technologies (SWGIT)
www.theiai.org/guidelines/swgit/index.php

National Clearinghouse for Science, Technology, and the Law, a program of the National Institute of Justice – searchable database
www.ncstl.org

National Institute of Justice – A Guide for General Crime Scene Investigation: Processing the Scene
www.nij.gov/nij/topics/law-enforcement/investigations/crime-scene/guides/general-scenes/process.htm#collect

Necropsy Procedures for Wild Animals
www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/whc/pdfs/necropsy.pdf

NetVet: Veterinary and Animal Government and Law Resources
netvet.wustl.edu/law.htm

Pet Abuse – this site contains a searchable animal abuse database
www.pet-abuse.com

Purina BCS – site for information on Purina body condition scale for dogs and cats
www.purina.com

Reddy’s Forensic Page – website listing forensic books and journals
www.forensicpage.com/new04.htm

Weather Data-

 

 

LARGE ANIMAL

BCS system – Cattle
cdqa.org/docs/Appendix7.pdf

BCS (Henneke system) – Equine
www.trfinc.org/mc_images/category/4/eqfeb09bodyconditionscore.pdf

Dairy Welfare Guide
cdqa.org/info_dl.asp

Lameness / locomotion guide
cdqa.org/docs/Appendix3.pdf

UC Davis Veterinary Medicine Extension Animal Welfare – this site has numerous welfare guides for multiple species of livestock and provides excellent resources for establishing what constitutes acceptable management practices
www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/vetext/animalwelfare

 

 

LEGAL

Animal Legal Defense Fund – offers investigation and prosecution support for animal cruelty cases; site has resources including animal law info and foster agreement forms for animals in legal cases
www.aldf.org

Federal Animal Welfare Act
www.nal.usda.gov/awic/legislat/usdaleg1.htm

Georgia Legal Professionals for Animals
www.georgialpa.org

Gonzaga University – a selected bibliography and research guide for animal law
www.law.gonzaga.edu/Library-and-Technology/Files/Reference-and-Research/Research-Guides/AnimalLaw.pdf

Lewis & Clark Law School Center for Animal Law – site offers resources in animal law
www.lclark.edu/law/centers/animal_law_studies/

Michigan State University-Detroit College of Law- a searchable website for animal cruelty laws and veterinary practice acts in the U.S. and internationally
www.animallaw.info

USDA Animal Welfare Page, including pdf and Word versions of the Animal Welfare Act
www.aphis.usda.gov/animal_welfare/publications_and_reports.shtml

 

 

 

ORGANIZATIONS

American Association of Forensic Science – Source of the Journal of Forensic Science.
www.aafs.org

American College of Forensic Examiners – Source for the Forensic Examiner journal.
www.acfei.com

Association of Shelter Veterinarians – site has guidelines for standard of care in animal shelter and the Five Freedoms
www.sheltervet.org

International Veterinary Forensic Sciences Association
www.ivfsa.org

National Association of Medical Examiners – Source of the journal: The American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology.
www.thename.org

 

 

 

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