Several academic studies have identified a clear connection between animal abuse and violence against humans. The undeniable link between animal abuse and violence towards people has been well-documented by researchers who say this tie-in can be a component and a symptom of child, spousal and elder abuse.
The forms and charts that follow are intended to provide you with a guide to the types of evidence that needs to be collected in order to assist law enforcement in their investigation. If a necropsy is necessary, it is recommended that you retain the services of a veterinary pathologist.
Understanding and managing pain in our patients is one of our most important challenges. As we gain a better understanding of how pain affects our patients, and as techniques for preventing and managing pain advance, we are able to provide better services for our patients and clients.