Disaster & Cruelty

Anti-Cruelty Group Forensic Services

The ASPCA Anti-Cruelty Group includes veterinarians, animal behaviorists, legal experts, and other professionals who specialize in helping animals involved in serious crimes. The ASPCA Veterinary Forensic Services teams work with both the victims of animal cruelty cases and the animal perpetrators of serious attacks against people.

ASPCA Veterinary Forensics Brochure (.pdf)
Download this brochure summarizing the services and resources that the ASPCA can provide to shelters, law enforcement, and other professionals involved in fighting animal cruelty.

ASPCA Forensic Behavior Team
Our specialized team of animal behaviorists can assist animal welfare organizations in preparing for or responding to the animal victims of cruelty such as hoarding, puppy mills, and dogfighting.