Case Studies

To Apply Evidence, To Evaluate Evidence, To achieve results.

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    Feb
    2015
    Saintfield farmers jailed as 75 animals put down
    Saintfield Farmers jailed as 75 animals are put down Two County Down farmers have been jailed for four months after vets had to put down 75 animals on their farm. Father and son, Stanley Porter Snr and Stanley Porter Jnr, aged 80 and 44, were convicted on animal cruelty charges. At Downpatrick Magistrates Court, a judge said: "It's one of the worst cases of cruelty in Northern Ireland or anywhere in these islands." Enforcement officer with the Department of Agriculture,...

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  • 1

    May
    2014
    Portglenone farmer Michael Agnew jailed for animal cruelty
    Copied from BBC news website  20/08/2014.   http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-27245700     1 May 2014 Portglenone farmer Michael Agnew jailed for animal cruelty A County Antrim farmer found guilty of animal cruelty offences has been jailed for six months. It is the first time someone has been jailed under animal welfare legislation that came into effect in NI in 2011. Michael Agnew, 43, of Ballynease Road near Portglenone, was convicted ...

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  • 30

    Mar
    2013
    Lifetime ban on keeping animals
    Northern Ireland man pleads guilty. CT.EWING@psni.pnn.police.ukTo daysbays@yahoo.co.uk Hello Mr Bailey, Just an update ref the case below. On the 4/7/12 Mr Agnew pleaded guilty to two charges of causing unnecessary suffering to animals - he was sentenced to 2 months imprisonment suspended for 18 months on both charges. He also pleaded guilty to 1 charge of failing to dispose of a dead animal - he was sentenced to 2 months imprisonment suspended for 18 months. He was also prohibited from keep...

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  • 30

    Jan
    2013
    Dog Hoarder- County Tyrone.
    Follow this link to see a story about an investigation into an animal hoarder in Northern Ireland. This is an ongoing investigation.    ...

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  • Bird Hoarder- County Antrim
    See video below to view an investigation by David Bailey, The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) and the Ulster Society of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (USPCA) into an animal hoarding establishment in Northern Ireland.       ...

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  • A man who lived with 50 dogs in his house
    View this clip for an insight into the world of a man who lived with 50 dogs. This was an investigation by the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) and the Ulster Society for the Prevention of cruelty to animals (USPCA) who invited David Bailey along to assist with this investigation.  ...

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  • 1

    Jun
    2012
    Teaching Veterinary Forensics in the UK
    Lecturing and teaching of Veterinary Forensics and Law to other Vets, David Bailey is pleased to be associated with Improve International Ltd and the European School of Veterinary Postgraduate Studies (ESVPS) See www.vetforensics.com David Bailey is the course director and examiner for the Veterinary Forensics and Law post graduate course for Vets in the U.K. He teaches other Vets in Veterinary Forensics and law as well as being involved in every day cases, report writing and court room appea...

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  • 29

    Oct
    2012
    Pit Bull
    Forensic Vet is constructing a database to assist in the identification of Pit Bull Type (PBT) dogs. Hair is being collected from known PBT animals and identified using multiple, independent, microscopic characteristics. PBT dogs are legal in many jurisdictions and samples collected from these animals will form a large proportion of the database hair samples. This is the first time any individual organization in the world has attempted to create a database to identify a particular breed of...

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