Animal Sexual Abuse Information & Resources

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M Jenny Edwards

SME, Animal Sexual Abuse and Exploitation

Animals as Property

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Are animals property, or should they be considered protected sex partners?

In July 2017 on a farm near Bath, South Dakota, a farmer found James Schumacher, 56 in his barn having sex with a baby calf only four weeks old. When the sheriff's deputy arrived to investigate, Schumacher said he...

Aimal Brothels: Real or Not?

Friday, December 29, 2017

by M Jenny Edwards

As the Russian proverb says, Доверяй, но проверяй -  “trust, but verify”. Over the years, there have been a few reports of “animal brothels” - places where paying customers can go to have sex with an animal. There is virtually no proof that animal brothels exist, but online...

Female offenders on the rise

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Couple arrested for Child Sexual Abuse, and Pornography involving animals and children

October 13, 2017

In 2015 Missouri police arrested Duffy Dean Woodman, 50 in connection with the sexual abuse of a 10 year-old child. After searching his residence, police seized multiple laptops,...

The application of Forensics to Bestiality

Friday, October 13, 2017

Child pornographers  are often very good at hiding their stash and finding it can very time consuming as well as costly for local law enforcement agencies. Computers in secret closets, thumb drives in dresser drawers, CD's buried in grain buckets, are all places where porn collections have been found.

The Link between Bestiality and Sexploitation

Friday, October 6, 2017

by M Jenny Edward

Originally posted October 6, 2017  |  Updated December 19, 2017

The Internet has dramatically changed the criminal landscape to onethat is global instead of local, and current laws are lagging behind. Swedish prosecutorshope to change that.

Animal Porn and the Miller Test: When is aniporn illegal?

Tuesday, October 3, 2017


by M Jenny Edwards

Defining what is obscene or pornographic vs. merely erotic or sexy can be difficult. Erotic material tends to arouse sexual desire or excitement. Pornography and obscenity do that too, but take the imagery one step further....

Serial animal rapists seeks chemical castration

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Serial Animal Rapist asks for chemical castration

September 15, 2017

Michael Bessigano of Hobart, Indiana, probably has the most extensive record for bestiality in the world. His preferred animal is chickens, although he's also been known to molest geese and dogs. He was first...

Special Animal Prosecutors

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Kankakee County creates new Animal Cruelty Prosecutions Unit

September 8, 2017

Prosuecuting animal-related crimes is very difficult for most prosecutors, particularly when it comes to sexual assault. There are fewer resources like DNA experts or behavioral specialists who can...

Why the Canadian Definition of Bestiality is flawed

Friday, April 21, 2017

Last week Andrew Harrison, 37 was sentenced to one year in jail and three years of supervised probation for possession and distribution of child pornography.  Harrison didn’t make any of the child porn, but what he did make was videos of himself in a sex act with his dog. Although he was initially...

Australian prisoner claims he admitted to bestiality "to get a lighter sentence"

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

James Charles Buckley was born in 1971. By the age of 18 he had begun spying on unsuspecting women through bedroom windows. By 1995, when Buckley was 24, he had been convicted twice for trespassing as well as bodily harm. Four years later, Buckley escalated to rape. 

Between March 6, 1999...