Evidence Collection in Animal Abuse Investigations

  • 22 Sep 2023
  • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
  • Zoom


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Evidence Collection in Animal Abuse Investigations

Speakers: Dana Pannella, attorney with the firm of Holland & Muirden, and Dr. A. Michelle Gonzalez, DVM, MS

Friday, September 22, 2023

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. on Zoom

This 2-hour live interactive webinar will provide information about crime scene evidence collection in cases of animal abuse. This webinar is intended only for humane society agents, municipal or township animal control officers, dog wardens, police officers, or sheriffs. DanaMarie Pannella, attorney in the firm of Holland & Muirden and appointed prosecutor for animal cruelty cases in many courts across Ohio, and Dr. A. Michelle Gonzalez, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and forensic specialist, will discuss these topics:

  • Conducting a crime scene search  
  • Forensic evidence, including digital forensics
  • Evidence collection and removal
  • Preservation of evidence
  • Chain of custody
  • Communicating with expert veterinarians


  • $20 per organization for Ohio Fedmembers with 1-5 program participants 

  • $30 per organization for Ohio Fedmembers with 6-10 program participants 

  • $40 per organization for Ohio Fedmembers with 11+ program participants  

  • $45 per organization for non-members 

Registration fee includes a link to a recording of the webinar that will be emailed after the program and available for a limited time. Not sure if your organization is a member? Click here. 

    Ohio Animal Welfare Federation is an approved provider of content which enhances professional competence and aligns with th5 domains of the CAWA Exam specifications. Every hour of training equals 1 CE towards CAWA Recertification. 

    This webinar has also been approved for Continuing Educational Units by the National Animal Care & Control Association (NACA). National certificate holders can submit for credit consistent with the NACA CEU policy located here.

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