Veterinary Forensics


The Veterinarian as Medical Examiner

Ernest Rogers, DVM, PhD, and Adam W. Stern, DVM, CMI (IV), CFC, Diplomate ACVP Investigation of cause, mechanism, and manner of death are determined by a medical examiner or forensic investigator through the necropsy examination. This article presents an overview of the medical examiner’s role and the steps involved in a veterinary medical necropsy, including …


The Veterinarian as Crime Scene Investigator

Ernest Rogers, DVM, PhD Welcome to the world of forensic medicine. Learn about the role a veterinarian fulfills when it comes to gathering evidence and evaluating a crime scene in cases related to crimes against animals. The popularity of television shows, such as CSI and Law & Order, have significantly increased interest in forensic science … Protection Status
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