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Animal DNA Laboratory Saves Dog from Death Penalty

Published: Feb 26th, 2017

The Maples Center Animal DNA Laboratory proves that suspected dog was innocent.  Read the full article at CNN

Veterinary Forensic Science Students Receive ASPCA Scholarship

Veterinary Forensic Science Students Receive ASPCA Scholarship

Published: Jul 13th, 2015

  Congratulations to our Spring 2015 scholarship recipients! Thanks to a generous grant from the ASPCA, five outstanding students have been awarded a tuition-reimbursement scholarship after successfully completing a 15 […]

Forensic DNA testing for animals

Published: Mar 24th, 2014

The Maples Center for Forensic Medicine now offers genetic testing for companion animals and wildlife.  This testing is available to law enforcement agencies and case consultants. Read more information on […]

UF and the ASCPA Announce Country’s First Graduate Program In Veterinary Forensic Sciences

Published: Jan 17th, 2014

Working in collaboration, the University of Florida and the ASPCA have created the first MS degree concentration in veterinary forensic sciences in the United States.  Read more about the degree […]

Veterinary Forensic Sciences Students Receive ASPCA Scholarhship Grant

Published: Sep 28th, 2013

Congratulations to our Fall 2013 scholarship recipients!

ASPCA and NYPD Announce Historic Partnership to Protect New York City’s Animals

Published: Aug 23rd, 2013

On August 21, 2013, the ASPCA and the New York City Police Department (NYPD) announced a partnership to provide enhanced protection to New York City’s animals. Leveraging the strengths and […]

Introducing the Class of 2013: Veterinary Forensic Sciences Graduate Certificate

Published: Jul 8th, 2013

In May 2013 five professionals in the field of veterinary forensic sciences made history: they became the first group in the world to receive their Veterinary Forensic Sciences Graduate Certificate. […]

New Mexico Court Recognizes Certificate Graduate as Expert in Veterinary Forensic Sciences

Published: Jul 5th, 2013

On June 14, 2013, a Dona Ana County (New Mexico) jury convicted an individual on 21 counts of a 22 count indictment, including felony counts of Dog Fighting, Conspiracy to […]

Radioactivity and Wildlife Forensics

Published: Jul 3rd, 2013

Cold War Radioactivity Can Date Illegal Elephant Ivory New technique may allow countries to track illegal sales of elephant ivory. Fallout from long-ago Cold War explosions is now a forensic tool […]

Missouri Man Charged with 12 Counts of Animal Cruelty for Alleged Animal Fighting

Published: Jun 25th, 2013

A Missouri man is charged with 12 counts of animal cruelty after an investigation uncovered alleged animal fighting. The Veterinary Forensic Sciences Program at the University of Florida assisted the […]