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

http://www.bloodstainevidence.com/

 

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

http://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

http://web.me.com/kwpmiller/HAIRbase/Welcome.html

 

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

http://www.lab.fws.gov/

 

 

 

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

http://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

http://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

http://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

http://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

http://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

http://www.fema.gov/emergency/nims/IncidentCommandSystem.shtm#item7

 

International Association for Identification – Scientific Working Group on Imaging Technologies (SWGIT)

http://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

http://www.nij.gov/nij/topics/law-enforcement/investigations/crime-scene/guides/general-scenes/process.htm#collect

 

Necropsy Procedures for Wild Animals

http://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/whc/pdfs/necropsy.pdf

 

NetVet: Veterinary and Animal Government and Law Resources

http://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-

www.wrh.noaa.gov

www.ncdc.noaa.gov

www.wcc.nrcs.usda.gov/snow

 

LARGE ANIMAL

 

BCS system – Cattle

http://cdqa.org/docs/Appendix7.pdf

 

BCS (Henneke system) – Equine

http://www.trfinc.org/mc_images/category/4/eqfeb09bodyconditionscore.pdf

 

Dairy Welfare Guide

http://cdqa.org/info_dl.asp

 

Lameness / locomotion guide

http://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

http://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

http://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

http://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

http://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

http://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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