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Janette Reever


Janette has been recognized in both state and federal court as expert on animal fighting and cruelty in the United States and Australia. She has trained over 5,500 law enforcement officers in animal fighting investigations throughout the United States, Australia, and Latin America. She has appeared in numerous media pieces, co-authored several publications about dogfighting and built cases with federal law enforcement. Before joining HSI, she was the senior manager of animal crimes for the HSUS for nine years. She has 23 years of experience in the field and is extremely knowledgeable about dogfighting, cockfighting and other forms of animal fighting. Janette provides guidance to law enforcement on best practices for the implementation of animal welfare laws and the investigation of cases of animal cruelty and fighting. She is considered one of the nation’s leading experts on dogfighting and its international ties.

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