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2018 Veterinary Forensics Workshop

This workshop examines the confluence between the veterinary profession, animal welfare organizations, law enforcement, and prosecutors in achieving common animal health and welfare goals. We welcome veterinarians, veterinary technologists, law enforcement professionals, humane societies, government, crown prosecutors and students to come listen to internationally renowned speakers and engage with their cross-industry colleagues.

This event takes place at the Doubletree Hilton in Edmonton Alberta from November 22-24, 2018 and is approved for 18.5 ABVMA CE credits.

Summary of Topics:

  • Veterinary Forensics 101:
    • General information
    • Evidence collection
    • Recognition and analysis of evidence
    • Forensic reporting
    • Toxicology
    • Pathology
  • Recognition and reporting of animal cruelty, abuse and neglect
  • Animal abuse/family violence link
  • Emotional suffering of animals or people in animal abuse cases
  • Perspectives on Animal Protection Act from various organizations
  • Court/trial preparation
  • Practical scenarios, group work opportunities
  • Plenty of networking opportunities

Download the Program Guide   Go to the Event Website