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NACA envisions a world in which all animal care and control professionals are respected as essential public servants and receive consistent support, resources and training allowing them to effectively and compassionately achieve the highest quality of life for the animals and citizens in the community they serve.

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The National Animal Care & Control Association is a non-profit organization that is committed to setting the standard of professionalism in animal welfare and public safety through training, networking, and advocacy.

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NACA Board Application Process Opens 7/12/2021

NACA Board Application Process Opens 7/12/2021 at 10AM Central Application Process Closes On August 13, 2021 BE A NATIONAL LEADER Serving on the NACA Board is one of the most rewarding ways for you as a Animal Care and Control Professional to bring your expertise to...

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Monthly Board Meetings

NACA Board Meeting: June 10th8AM PST / 10AM CT / 11AM EST Dr. Adam Stern from University of Florida will be joining our board meeting as our first guest presenter! Join us to learn more about partnerships with veterinary pathologists: A major part of forensic...

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Animal Control Intake of Healthy Wildlife

Animal Control Intake of Healthy Wildlife It is the position of NACA that picking up, accepting, impounding or destroying healthy and treatable wildlife is a misuse of officer time and public funds and is not consistent with the humane mission of animal welfare...

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Animal Control Intake of Free-Roaming Cats

Animal Control Intake of Free-Roaming Cats It is the position [policy] of the National Animal Care & Control Association that, at every opportunity, officers should [will] work to educate the public regarding humane and responsible co-existence and care of pet and...

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2020 NACA Award Receipients

2020 NACA Award Receipients

There are an incredible number of professionals in the animal welfare field doing such amazing work. The 2020 recipients are as follows:NACA 2020 - ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER OF THE YEAR - Recipient - Officer Michael Northrup This award is given to an individual that has...

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Training & Certifications

NACA Webinars – Train Anywhere!

The NACA now includes a JCH Subscription as an Individual Membership Benefit! If you aren’t a current NACA member, be sure to sign up today!

Individual NACA Members Have Free Access To View All Scheduled & Past Webinars

 

NACA ACO I Certification Online Course

Designed for the busy working professional, each lesson is divided into 5-10 bite sized “topics” that can be completed in 10-20 minutes each. Every week you’ll receive access to the next lesson in the course’s series.

After successful completion of the basic online ACO 1 Academy and Proctored Test, you will receive NACA’s Basic Animal Control Officer Certification. NACA Individual Membership includes a $100 Discount on this training!

NACA ACO II Certification Online Course

Your online Basic ACO Certification Course is filled with more than 20 hours of instruction, activities and exercises designed to help you grow and succeed in your role.

After successful completion of the basic online ACO 2 Academy and Proctored Test, you will receive NACA’s National Animal Control Officer Certification.

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