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
Mr Hesmondhalgh in BOLTON
Shaun is available to support legal counsel in any dog-related matters that fall under the auspices of the following legislation: • Dangerous Dogs Act 1991 • Dangerous Dogs (Amendment) Act 1997 • Dogs Act 1871 • Antisocial Behaviour Crime & Policing Act 2014 • The Dogs (Protection of Livestock) Act 1953 • Animal Welfare Act 2006 • Guard Dog Act 1975 We provide support by conducting the following: • Conformation assessments to identify...
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
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
Mr Madeiros in BANBURY
Management of a mixed general veterinary practice, including employment of staff, official veterinary service work & veterinary work, including bovines, ovines, porcines, equines, felines, canines, reptiles (including hydrotherapy) • Professional negligence claims • Animal welfare, cruelty & negligence cases (including RSPCA cases) • Riding schools, measuring equines & equine chiropractic • Agricultural veterinary show work • Avians (including parrots, poultry, rhea, ostrich & emu) - management, nutrition,...
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 •...
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.
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 Cooke in LONDON
Expert witness (defence, prosecution & SJE) • Veterinary medicine & surgery - small animal, exotic pet, zoo & wildlife species • Post-mortem examination to forensic standards • Forensic work, including laboratory investigations • Animal welfare: cruelty & unnecessary suffering investigations • Wildlife health & disease • Clinical pathology
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
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 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...
Mrs Howell in DOBSHILL
I can provide expert evidence in respect of cases under Section 3 of the Dangerous Dogs Act. Services include a thorough investigation of the circumstances leading up to a dog bite incident, a behavioural assessment of the dog and assessment of the home environment. A full written report and video and photographic evidence are provided. As a former police detective, I have extensive court experience. I am a Member of the International Association of Animal Behaviour Consultants.
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
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...
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...
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