Veterinary Forensic Investigations

May 17, 2023 – 9:00 am to 12:00 am (Mountain Time) – Virtual

This 3 hour course will give animal services officers, animal welfare professionals, first responders, and criminal investigators the tools necessary to successfully investigate crimes of cruelty and neglect.

This course is intended to give a general introduction to the veterinary forensic sciences. Topics include the role of the forensic veterinarian, the various forms of animal cruelty with case examples, and an overview of the forensic necropsy/postmortem exam. Additionally, there will be discussion on the use of ancillary diagnostics and reports, photography, and videography as methods to further document animal cruelty cases beyond basic report writing. In conclusion, there will be a review of certain types of cases which are difficult to investigate and legally prove.


Tuition, Registration & Payment

Training participants will be assessed a 25% fee on any cancellation made two weeks or less prior to class date, no refunds will be issued if the cancellation is made 0-5 days prior to the training. Exceptions may be made for extenuating circumstances and/or credits could be applied to future Code 3 training, please contact us regarding all cancellations.

This is a virtual class and refunds will not be provided for any internet or technology related issues. If issues arise the student may be provided with the option to attend another scheduled training session to complete any instruction missed due to connectivity issues.

We are currently accepting payments at the time of registration for our virtual classes.  During Registration you have the option to pay by credit card, or request an invoice for check payments. Payment by credit card includes a 2% processing fee.  If you prefer to pay by check, we will invoice you.

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Details on Virtual Class

  • The virtual class is taken via computer with the ability for students to interact with each other and the instructors.
  • Computer with webcam, microphone and reliable internet access are required for attendance.
  • 100% attendance is required with participation options available through the student’s microphone and/or through type-written communications.
  • Class materials will be emailed in advance in pdf form – students are expected to download the pdf before the start of class.
  • Class will be held May 17, 2023 from 9:00 am to 12:00 am MOUNTAIN TIME                                                                                                                                                                                                        *** Class is approved for Colorado Bureau of Animal Protection CE ****

Don't miss out on this class! Although online registration has ended, it may not be too late to join. We encourage you to email to inquire about registering. We look forward to helping you take the next step towards advancing your skills and training.