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Dog Bites
Forensic veterinary science of bite wounds
  1. David Bailey
  1. 104 Morgans Hill Road, Cookstown, County Tyrone BT80 8BW
  1. e-mail: daysbays{at}

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C. J. MANNION and colleagues raise some valid issues in their letter about preventing dog bite wounds in people (VR, June 4, 2011, vol 168, p 594).

The issue of bite marks on or from animals is a developing and specialised field of forensic veterinary science. Bite mark analysts are often called to give professional and expert testimony …

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