These are a list of references that can be helpful in animal investigations for attorneys, investigators and veterinarians.

Melinda D. Merck, D.V.M.
Veterinary Forensics Consulting, LLC

Dr. Melinda Merck is a forensic veterinarian consulting on cases involving animals. Dr. Merck assists investigators of animal cruelty with crime scene investigation as well as the examination of live and deceased victims. She helps with large scale operations including exhumations of burial sites and examination of skeletal animal remains. She frequently testifies as a veterinary forensic expert for animal cruelty cases around the country including cases involving animal fighting, neglect and trauma.



Latin American Veterinary Conference

April 7-10, 2019 • Lima, Peru

Forensic Post Mortem Lab at AVMA Convention

August 2-6, 2019 • Washington, DC

WSAVA Congress and Post-Congress Workshop

July 16-21, 2019 • Toronto, Canada