Dr Bennett in HUNTINGDON
All aspects of companion animal veterinary medicine & surgery, including: • Orthopaedics • Diagnostic imaging • Reproductive medicine & surgery • Endocrinology • Urogenital medicine & surgery • Avian medicine & surgery • Cruelty cases
Dr Kold in TETBURY
Special expertise in diagnostic & surgical orthopaedics, including diagnostic imaging (radiography, ultrasonography), & prior-to-purchase examination disputes...
Dr Bailey in COOKSTOWN
Veterinary medicine & veterinary surgery of: • Cats • Cattle • Dogs • Farm animals • Horses • Sheep • Small animals • Forensic medicine • Veterinary nursing • Veterinary pharmacology • Veterinary pharmacogenetics • Animal by-product regulations • TB testing & movement • Veterinary toxicology • Veterinary practice • Veterinary practice drug testing • Veterinary blood splatter • Veterinary ballistics • Veterinary bioterrorism • Animal hair • Veterinary feather identification • Veterinary document examination • Veterinary crime scene •...
Mr McIver in BLANDFORD FORUM
All matters relating to the training, care & operational deployment of general purpose police dogs, & specialist search dogs used for the detection of explosives, drugs, currency & weapons • The training, care & deployment of firearms support dogs • Selection & behavioural traits of dogs deemed suitable for police work • The deployment of a police dog in relation to the use of force • Providing dog behaviour advice...
Professor Cooper in CAMBRIDGE
Veterinary science with special reference to birds, reptiles & other exotic species • Wildlife • Pathology, gross & microscopic • Forensic work • Laboratory techniques • Tropical diseases • Zoonoses (diseases transmissible from animals to humans) • Animal bites, scratches & venoms • Zoos • Conservation • Animal welfare • Work overseas, especially Africa & Caribbean • RCVS Specialist in Veterinary Pathology
Mr Barnett in FARTHINGSTONE
Expert evidence on dogs banned under the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991 both for type & behaviour • Behavioural assessments on dogs seized by police as dangerously out of control • Expert evidence given in animal welfare & livestock worrying cases • Have multi-agency working experience with RSPCA, local authorities & animal welfare organisations • Have presented seminars to various groups & professional bodies including veterinary professionals, police officers, local authority officers & charitable bodies •...
Dr Ellis in LLANWRTYD WELLS
Legal problems in general veterinary practice • Professional negligence & insurance claims • Farm animal & equine medical, surgical, health & husbandry problems • Particular interest in parasitology, growth & nutrition in the horse • Animal welfare & negligence • Particular expertise in Riding Establishments Acts • Experienced in pharmaceutical industry with regard to clinical trials • Considerable court experience
Dr Forsyth in YORK
Veterinary medicine & surgery as a general practitioner • Farm animals & domestic pets • Certificate holder in Animal Welfare Science, Ethics & Law • Casualty Veterinary Surgeon at Beverley, Redcar & Doncaster racecourses • Official Veterinary Surgeon acting in abattoirs for meat hygiene & veterinary public health, & animal welfare from farm to abattoir • Equine matters pertaining to performance horses, racehorses, eventers, show jumpers • Transport of animals • Veterinary negligence
Mr Goff in HATFIELD
Assessment of dogs to determine and report on whether or not the dog may represent an ongoing danger to the public and if any problem identified could be managed/controlled to ensure public safety. In respect of the 1991 Dangerous Dogs Act: • Is the dog inherently dangerous and does it represent an ongoing danger to the owner, the owner's immediate family and/or the general public? • Could any problem be resolved and/or managed, i.e. control with lead and muzzle? • Are the...
Dr Marsden in BIGGAR
Causes of riding & horse-related accidents • All aspects of safety when riding, training or working with horses • Factors affecting horse behaviour, in particular causation of 'misbehaviour', including 'stable-vices' & all riding, handling & performance problems • Adequacy of all aspects of husbandry, housing, stable management, handling, riding techniques, training methods & instruction
Mr Hallows in MALPAS
Bryan Hallows is an experienced veterinary expert witness • Experience of civil & criminal cases, magistrates' & crown courts, as well as single joint expert reports • Of particular interest are welfare cases (all species), equine clinical appraisals & equine pre-purchase examinations • Experienced as a commercial mediator (veterinary & non-veterinary) • Bryan will discuss potential cases informally...
Dr Hadley in EDENBRIDGE
Veterinary medicine & surgery in dogs, cats & birds • Investigation of Section 4 offences under the Animal Welfare Act 2006 • Investigation of Section 9 offences under the Animal Welfare Act 2006 • Expert witness for the prosecution & defence • Investigation of animal welfare, negligence & unnecessary suffering • Veterinary forensics • Greyhounds • Post mortem • Since 2015 I have been regularly asked to provide expert veterinary opinion
Dr Robson in LONDON
Small animal forensic veterinary medicine & surgery, including cruelty & neglect cases of cats, dogs, small mammals & birds • Dangerous dogs & their control • Practising veterinary surgeon for over 40 years • Considerable experience with the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991 & the Animal Welfare Act 2006 • Regularly giving evidence in civil & criminal cases • Human deaths & injuries involving dogs
Mrs Wallace in MARKET HARBOROUGH
Professional negligence • Horse & pony behaviour • Training of horse/pony & rider • Health & safety in stableyard & handling horses • Buying & selling • Animal Act • Competitions
Dr Dyson in NEWMARKET
Equine veterinary medicine & surgery (special expertise in lameness & orthopaedics, including diagnostic imaging - radiography, ultrasonography, nuclear scintigraphy & magnetic resonance imaging) • Pre-purchase examination disputes • Equine behaviour problems, including rider injury related to an allegedly dangerous horse
Mrs Baslington-Davies in HIGH PEAK
I can provide expert witness services in cases under Section 3 of the Dangerous Dogs Act 'Dangerously out of control'. This includes assessment of all the circumstances leading up to an injury by a dog, examining the roles played by dog and victim. It includes an assessment of the dog and the home environment, preparation of a written report and video and photographic assessment.
Miss Owen in NEWTON ABBOT
BA - Professional Practice, Dog Behaviour & Training • Experienced in The Dangerous Dogs Act 1991 • Examination of dog for type & temperament • Full Member of Canine & Feline Behaviour Association • Member of Guild of Dog Trainers • Runs private behaviour consultancy
Dr Davidson in EPSOM
Forensic veterinary medicine & surgery in cases involving injury, neglect & cruelty particularly in the following species: • Dogs, cats, small pets such as rabbits, small rodents, caged birds, pigeons • Forensic matters involving injuries to persons from animals, including confirmation of identity of animals involved & the linking of human injuries to particular animals • Forensic behavioural evidence particularly relating to dogs, cats & horses • Dangerous dogs, including identification of the types proscribed...
Ms Taylor in BANBURY
Expert in horse behaviour, training of horse & rider, competitions, health & safety, best practice, buying & selling, & valuations • Specialising in the Animal Act & negligence cases • Split ~50:50 claimant:defendant • Have trial experience • Have been instructed by a wide range of solicitors • Competed for GB • Fellow of British Horse Society (FBHS) • British Eventing Master Trainer • British Horse Society Assessor (Examiner) • Federation International Judge (FEI)
Dr McBride in SOUTHAMPTON
Animal behaviour & welfare • Behaviour & temperament assessment of dogs • Aspects of dog behaviour in general • The human-animal bond • Attitudes to animals • Animals in human housing • Role of animals for physical & emotional health of humans of many groups, e.g. elderly, children • Companion animal welfare • Senior lecturer in animal behaviour, human-animal interactions & companion animal behaviour counselling • Member of Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors • UK Registry of Canine Behaviourists • Dog...
Ms Connolly in MANCHESTER
30+ years' experience in dog behaviour & training, & temperament assessments • More than 50 court appearances as an expert witness • Good working relationships with many police forces • Dangerous Dogs Act • Dog chasing livestock • Dog assessments for child adoption • Welfare cases Used by many TV & media outlets as an expert for interviews & quotes • Training & behaviour adviser to Pet Education Trust & founder of Parent Pet Club • Solicitor recommendations available...
Dr d'Sa in ALTON
Criminal & civil proceedings for both defence & prosecution cases • Dog behaviour/training & breed identification, including prohibited breeds • Dangerous dogs legislation • Police Dog Legislation Officer (DLO) training • Dog behaviourist for the Metropolitan Police Service Status Dogs Unit • Dog bites • Human fatalities involving dogs • Cat behaviour • Animal behaviour (mammals & birds) • Animal welfare & protection • Animal-related environmental matters • Animal boarding establishments - licensing matters • Animal...
Mr Fairfoull in ABINGDON
Professional negligence • Personal injury • Road traffic accidents • Riding & equestrian sports • Stable operation & management • Horse valuation & sales • Health & safety • Horse breeding & bloodstock issues • Equestrian development • Public & planning inquiries • British Horse Society • Trained in the legal aspects of report writing & giving evidence in court
Mr Ryan in CARLISLE
Canine behaviour & training • Police dog handling & training • National Police Dog Assessment Model • Companion animal behaviour problems • Dangerous dogs legislation • Dog assessment • Dog bites • Accredited Police Explosives Search Dog Instructor awarded by Home Office 19 July 1996 • Accredited Police Dog Instructor awarded by Home Office 6 March 1992 • Accredited by the Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour • Member of the Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors • Animal Behaviour Training Council...
Mr Robinson in UPPINGHAM
All matters relating to wild or captive birds (including gamebirds), their parts or derivatives, in the UK & elsewhere • Includes: • Population surveys • Habitat management & destruction issues & population enhancement • Bird-human conflict issues • Cruelty to wild or captive birds • Legislative controls & resultant civil or criminal disputes, e.g. possession of birds, eggs, skins, etc. • UK & international trade controls • Former Head of RSPB Investigations • Extensive courtroom experience in England, Scotland,...
Mr Turner in LONDON
Experience of pit bulls since 1978 • Police officer 37 years • Dog handler 25 years • Worked with RSPCA, local authorities & other animal welfare organisations • Organises seminars & gives presentations on dangerous dogs to police officers & local authorities • Assessments on dog breed & temperament • Receives instructions from defence & prosecution teams & local authorities • Examined dogs in four high-profile cases