ANIMAL HEALTH AND HUMAN HEALTH ARE IRREVOCABLY INTERTWINED

ANIMAL HEALTH AND HUMAN HEALTH ARE IRREVOCABLY INTERTWINED

The placement of a methane gas compressor station in the densely populated Fore River Basin is an ill-advised proposal, and one that imperils the safety & health of countless vulnerable individuals - human and non-human. The permittting of a project guaranteed to contribute additional pollutants and a catastrophic explosion risk upon previously determined Environmental Justice Zones is beyond comprehension.

Animal Legal Defense Fund Names Massachusetts Veterinarian One of America's Top Ten Animal Defenders

Animal Legal Defense Fund Names Massachusetts Veterinarian One of America's Top Ten Animal Defenders

Dr. Martha Smith-Blackmore recognized for state-of-the-science veterinary forensic work and contributions to successful prosecutions of animal cruelty

The Animal Legal Defense Fund, the nation’s preeminent legal advocacy organization for animals, has chosen America’s Top Ten Animal Defenders – the list of top prosecutors, law enforcement officials, lawmakers and others who champion the cause of animal crime victims honored during National Justice for Animals Week, Feb. 25 – March 3, 2018.

Can the FBI catch future serial killers using this test?

Can the FBI catch future serial killers using this test?

FVI, LLC's VP and Director of Research, Dr. Arnie Arluke teamed up with Northeastern University's Dr. Jack Levin, professor emeritus and co-director of the Brudnick Center on Violence and Conflict to write an important story for the New York Post. Can the FBI catch future serial killers using animal cruelty data?

Dr. Smith-Blackmore to present at the National Sheriffs Association conference in Baltimore on June 30, 2015

NCOVAA Presents Crimes Against Canines: Animal Cruelty from a NIBRS perspective

A recent decision by the FBI means animal cruelty crimes will be included in the UCR-NIBRS.  Dr. Smith-Blackmore will illustrate how law enforcement can work with a veterinarian to successfully document cases of non-accidental injuries in dogs. Cases presented will include examples of simple/gross neglect; intentional abuse and torture; organized abuse; and animal sexual abuse in dogs, the four categories of reporting. To register for this free event, go to:   http://www.ncovaa.org/event-1874691

A recent decision by the FBI means animal cruelty crimes will be included in the UCR-NIBRS.  Dr. Smith-Blackmore will illustrate how law enforcement can work with a veterinarian to successfully document cases of non-accidental injuries in dogs. Cases presented will include examples of simple/gross neglect; intentional abuse and torture; organized abuse; and animal sexual abuse in dogs, the four categories of reporting. To register for this free event, go to: http://www.ncovaa.org/event-1874691