The Seattle Animal Shelter has a team of officers with the field services unit who regularly conduct criminal investigations into animal cruelty. The Shelter's Veterinarian may assist with these investigations by examining animals who may be victims of these crimes and their living conditions on scene when necessary. The Shelter's Veterinarian would document their findings for the criminal case and testify in court as needed. Additionally, the Shelter's Veterinarian maintains medical records and drug-use logs, and assist staff in developing and implementing certain medical-related policies and procedures to veterinary and sheltering practice standards.
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