Are you involved in investigating, documenting and prosecuting animal cruelty? In addition to an extensive library of sample materials, we offer strategies and tips for bringing in all appropriate charges and ensuring a safe outcome for animal victims once the case is over.
Learn How Now: Investigating & Prosecuting Animal Cruelty
Bringing In All Appropriate Charges
Being armed with additional criminal charges is a powerful tool in every facet of the case: at plea bargain negotiations, during trial and at sentencing, where aggravating factors can justify more severe punishment for the abuser.
Covering the Costs of Care for Seized Animals
Several approaches to providing and paying for proper care of animals seized in cruelty cases, plus sample materials.
What Happens to the Animals When the Case Is Over?
Steps to take to help ensure that animals do not return to convicted abusers.
You've Got: Sample Forms & Resources
Peruse & Print: Library of Sample Forms
A wealth of forms at your fingertips--including those for evidence logs, voluntary surrender, medical evaluations, and condition assessments for dogs, cats and horses.
Download: Animal Cruelty Prosecution (.pdf)
The 53-page monograph from the American Prosecutor's Research Institute covers types of animal cruelty, reporting, seizure of animals, building a case and sentencing guidelines.