Animal Abuse/Cruelty to Animals

Upcoming Webinars

Jessica Rock
12 / 13 / 2018

Animal cruelty is more than just a legal issue, it’s a community issue. If you improve animal welfare in a community, you improve public safety for everyone. This [...]

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Michelle Welch
01 / 15 / 2019

“Batterers who also abuse their pets are both more controlling and use more dangerous forms of violence [sexual violence, marital rape, emotional violence and stalking] than batterers who do [...]

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Nick Lippincott
Dan DeSousa
01 / 17 / 2019

Dog bites and attacks occur on a daily basis and, when they do, the communities demand that action be taken to protect the people and animals within their communities. &[...]

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Leigh Anne Garrard
01 / 31 / 2019

This webinar will cover the common elements of neglect and cruelty Law Enforcement Officers will encounter on a daily basis.  The instructor will cover tools learned throughout her experience [...]

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Martha Smith-Blackmore, DVM
02 / 12 / 2019

Veterinarians can help investigators better document cases of alleged animal maltreatment. Not all veterinarians have training in the emerging field of veterinary forensics but investigators can provide veterinarians with guidance [...]

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Jessica Rock
02 / 21 / 2019

Dog fighting is one of the most heinous forms of animal cruelty. Fighting dogs are regularly conditioned for fighting through the use of drugs, including steroids to enhance muscle mass [...]

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Adam Ricci
02 / 28 / 2019

The profession of animal welfare field operations continues to grow to new heights.  With this comes new challenges and hurdles investigators will face while investigating.  This course will [...]

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Michelle Welch
03 / 05 / 2019

Utilizing specialized prosecutions units and taskforces to aid local law enforcement in investigating difficult investigations and prosecutions.  Today, there are so many crimes vying for law enforcement’s [...]

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Nick Lippincott
03 / 28 / 2019

What happens when a person is bitten by a guide dog for the visually impaired, or the owner of an emotional support animal is hospitalized? The lines defining service animals [...]

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Jennifer H. Chin
04 / 09 / 2019

Animals seized in cruelty and blood sports cases must often be held for long periods of time until ownership is either voluntarily relinquished or the animals are forfeited as part [...]

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Michael M. Brown
John Thompson
04 / 30 / 2019

Emotional intelligence, or the ability to understand and control emotions, is a quality needed by all animal care and control employees. Study after study shows high EI has been positively [...]

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Adam Leath
06 / 18 / 2019

**NOTE: Due to the nature of this webinar content, all webinar attendees must be affiliated with a justice-related organization. Please use your professional, organizational email when registering for this [...]

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Terry Mills
08 / 27 / 2019

**NOTE: Due to the nature of this webinar content, all webinar attendees must be affiliated with a justice-related organization. Please use your professional, organizational email when registering for this [...]

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Jessica Rock
10 / 01 / 2019

Over the past 30 years, researchers and professionals in a variety of human services and animal welfare disciplines have established significant correlations between animal abuse, child abuse and neglect, domestic violence, [...]

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Recorded Webinars

Jessica Rock

Animal cruelty is more than just a legal issue, it’s a community issue. If you improve animal welfare in a community, you improve public safety for everyone. This webinar [...]

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Michelle Welch

The Justice Clearinghouse have covered a couple of times the subject of animal cruelty and its link to other cases. The courses have tackled different aspects of animal cruelty, its [...]

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Animal Cruelty Reporting
Mary Lou Randour, Ph.D.
Dan DeSousa

Numerous researches have proven the correlation between animal cruelty and violence to humans. Cases of animal abuse were found to mostly occur in households where domestic violence happens. Minors who [...]

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Andrew Campbell

Children who witnessed abuse or have been abused themselves are at a higher risk to become violent during adulthood. Several studies have established the link between animal abuse and other [...]

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Why Did You Shoot My Dog
John Thompson

72.9 million US households report to having at least one pet – that means one in every 5 American has a dog, cat or other pets. These days, more and more household [...]

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Animal Cruelty and Collateral Crimes
Jessica Rock

Numerous evidence and research points to the correlation between animal cruelty cases to other serious crimes including gambling, drugs, gangs, elder abuse, domestic violence, bestiality, as well as child pornography [...]

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Recognizing the Link Animal Human Abuse
Dr. Melinda Merck

In a past webinar with John Thompson, we were able to deep-dive into the link of animal abuse to human abuse. He detailed the reasons why animal abuse should be [...]

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John Thompson

“When animals are abused, people are at risk; When people are abused, animals are at risk.” This is the message that this webinar wants to get across. People [...]

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Articles

Webinar presenter Michelle Welch answered a number of your questions after his presentation  "What Investigators and Prosecutors Need to Know about Building Cases Against Cock Fighting Perpetrators."&[...]

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Webinar presenters Dr. Mary Lou Randour and Dan DeSousa answered a number of your questions after their presentation, "Animal Cruelty Reporting: What Law Enforcement and Justice Professionals Need to [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. Martha Smith-Blackmore answered a number of your questions after her presentation, "Opioids, Animal Welfare and K9 Safety." Here are a few of her responses.   [...]

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During a recent Justice Clearinghouse interview, John Thompson shared a super insight about the importance of learning, and how growth doesn't stop after attending a national conference or training.&[...]

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In response to the ever-increasing expense of training, Starting in January 2019, the National Animal Care and Control Association (NACA) will be partnering with Justice Clearinghouse to offer webinars on a [...]

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Webinar presenter Andrew Campbell of Campbell Research Consulting answered a number of your questions after his presentation, "Bad to the Bone: Pet Abuse, Child Abuse and Intimate Partner Violence.&[...]

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Andrew Campbell shared such incredible information during his webinar, "Bad to the Bone: Pet Abuse, Child Abuse and Intimate Partner Violence."  "Pets often absorb [...]

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Such incredible findings from Andrew Campbell's webinar, "Bad to the Bone: Pet Abuse, Child Abuse and Intimate Partner Violence." "75% of abused women report their [...]

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Such incredible findings from Andrew Campbell's webinar, "Bad to the Bone: Pet Abuse, Child Abuse and Intimate Partner Violence." "Animals are at 11x greater [...]

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Such incredible findings from Andrew Campbell's webinar, "Bad to the Bone: Pet Abuse, Child Abuse and Intimate Partner Violence." "75% of the pet abuse that occurs in [...]

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John Thompson of the National Sheriffs' Association shared such an important reminder about the affects of officer-involved shootings of dogs, during his webinar, "Officer, Why'd You Shoot My [...]

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Webinar presenter John Thompson of the National Sheriffs Association answered a number of your questions after his presentation, "Officer, Why'd You Shoot My Dog?" Here are a [...]

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Christina McCale

For some people, the idea of having to testify in a court case might be as appealing as getting a root canal. But for many justice professionals, the concept of [...]

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Webinar presenter Jessica Rock answered a number of your questions after her presentation, "Animal Cruelty and the Link to Collateral Crimes." Here are some of her [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. Melinda Merck answered a number of your questions after her presentation, The Path from Animal Abuse to Human Abuse: Using Veterinary Forensics to Support Investigation and Prosecution [...]

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“When animals are abused, people are at risk; When people are abused, animals are at risk.”  People often think that animal cruelty cases are isolated from crimes [...]

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