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Veterinary Forensics Pioneer Melinda Merck

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Veterinary Forensics Pioneer Melinda Merck

Veterinary Forensics Pioneer Melinda Merck

Veterinary Forensics Pioneer Melinda Merck

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Melinda Merck literally wrote the book on investigating animal cruelty — a crime that's increasingly understood to be linked to domestic violence. Merck is co-author of Forensic Investigation of Animal Cruelty: A Guide for Veterinarians and Law Enforcement, and in June she will publish a textbook, Veterinary Forensics: Animal Cruelty Investigations. (A warning: Parts of this interview are disturbing).

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