Woolf Veterinary Forensics Consulting

Telephone: (925) 413-3469

Email: wvfc@sbcglobal.net

The National Link Coalition. Information on the connection between animal abuse and interpersonal violence.


ASPCA. Information on animal cruelty, including organized dog and cock fighting.

The Humane Society of the United States. Information on animal cruelty.

UC Davis Veterinary Genetics Laboratory. Forensics DNA testing. Includes CANINE CODIS (Combined DNA Index System) to assist with dog fighting cases.

International Veterinary Forensics Sciences Association. Members are dedicated to advancing the field of veterinary forensics. They also hold an annual conference.

Animal Legal Defense Fund. Provides free legal assistance with prosecuting animal abuse cases.

UF/ASPCA Veterinary Forensic Sciences. Offering online classes towards a graduate certificate or a MS degree. They also have workshops in Gainesville for hands-on learning.


Animal Abuse and Unlawful Killing: Forensic Veterinary Pathology by Munro and Munro

Veterinary Forensics: Animal Cruelty Investigations by Melinda D. Merck

Forensic Investigation of Animal Cruelty: A Guide for Veterinary and Law Enforcement Professionals by Leslie Sinclair, Melinda Merck, and Randall Lockwood

"We all really enjoyed your lecture and the students got a lot out of it! I did give your info, and a robust endoresement, to my colleagues on the other nearby campuses...and look forward to working with you again."

-- Jeremy Eaton, Program Director, Veterinary Technology, Carrington College, Pleasant Hill Campus


If you are an indivdiual such as a residential homeowner and you suspect animal abuse, contact your local law enforcement agency.

In the United States, this varies with location and may be:

Woolf Veterinary Forensics is not a law enforcement organization.