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Jennifer A. Woolf, DVM, MS (Veterinary Forensics)

Jennifer Woolf


  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, 1995
  • Master of Science, University of Florida, 2016
  • Bachelor of Science, Cornell University, 1991

Current Professional Activities

  • Woolf Veterinary Forensics Consulting, Inc. (since 2014)
  • University of Florida Veterinary Forensic Sciences Online Graduate Program (since 2015)
  • ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) Field Investigations and Response (since 2015)
  • VIN Indexer (since 2017)

Past Professional Activities

  • Mostly self-employed as a relief veterinarian in all types of small animal practices -- general practice, feline-only, emergency clinics, shelters (open admission and limited admission) – with a few years of work as a staff veterinarian here and there.

Honors, Awards, and Fellowships

  • Don Low-CVMA Practitioner Fellowship (September 2018 – August 2019) - Fellowship in the Anatomic Pathology Department
  • Florida Animal Health Foundation Award for Promoting the Human-Animal Bond (May 1995)

Special Interests

  • Forensics and shelter medicine


  • Founding Member of the Alameda County Animal Cruelty Task Force
  • Member of the International Veterinary Forensic Sciences Association
  • Member of the Board of Directors: 2018-2021
  • Member of the Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association
  • Member of the American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Member of the California Veterinary Medical Association
  • Former member of the Contra Costa Veterinary Medical Association
  • Member of the Board of Directors: 2005-2006


  • Married with two children and two cats.


  • What are those?!?  Mostly reading and hiking.

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