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09/03/2018 7:23 AM | Kara Henrys (Administrator)

Register Now for MVMA's September Small Animal Series Seminar with Dr. Melinda Merck

Wednesday, September 12, 2018, 10:00 am - 5:30 pm

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Veterinary Forensics with Melinda Merck, DVM
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
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MVMA received repeated requests for a veterinary forensics speaker so we found you the best! She is the veterinarian that assisted in the Michael Vick case!

Dr. Melinda Merck is considered one of America’s top forensic veterinarians. She is the author of 'Veterinary Forensics: Animal Cruelty Investigation', co-author of 'Veterinary Forensic Investigation of Animal Cruelty: A Guide for Veterinarians and Law Enforcement' and a contributing author on forensics in other textbooks. Dr. Merck frequently testifies as a veterinary forensic expert for animal cruelty cases around the country, including cases involving animal fighting, neglect and trauma. She is the founding chair of the Board of Directors for the International Veterinary Forensic Sciences Association, developed the first Veterinary Forensics course for the University of Georgia and Florida veterinary schools, and is the creator of VetFolio’s Veterinary Forensic Science & Medicine and Animal CSI course series. In addition, she applies her expertise to animal disaster responses by providing training in Disaster Sheltering and Basic Animal Emergency Response for American Humane Association.

Topics Will Include:

  • Follow the Clues: Suspicious Indicators and Common Findings of Abuse (Part 1 & 2)
  • Recognition and Reporting Suspected: Hospital Procedures
  • The Body of Evidence: What Decomposing Bodies Can Tell You
  • Applying Veterinary Forensics: Case Studies
  • The Missed Zebra Diagnosis: Sexual Abuse of Animals

If you would like to register online, you must register for each seminar individually. This not only increases the accuracy of CE tracking, it also ensures you receive the correct confirmation information. Please contact us with questions. 

Generously Sponsored by

Michigan Veterinary Medical Association

2144 Commons Parkway
Okemos, MI 48864-3986



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