ACO 1 & 2 Training
Animal Control for LEOs
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National Animal Care & Control Association
The National Animal Care & Control Association is committed to setting the standard of professionalism in animal welfare and public safety through training, networking, and advocacy.
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.
The organizational values of National Animal Care & Control Association are:
Thanks to the #realheroes!
Today is the day… a little comic relief is here for animal control officers around the country! NACA is thrilled to be partnering up with @ComedyClubFox as we get ready to show the world the amazing, hard-working, dedicated, and yes, sometimes funny work of animal...
NACA Statement on Support of Updated Association of Shelter Veterinarian Guidelines
NACA leadership has reviewed the guidelines for standards of care in animal shelters issued in December 2022 by the Association of Shelter Veterinarians (ASV) and is pleased to provide an endorsement of this robust resource for shelter professionals. This is the first revision of the document, which was originally published in 2010.
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
NEW Updated NACA ACO I Certification Online Course
Designed for the busy working professional, each lesson is divided into 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. Now includes 25 hours of training!
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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NACA is dedicated to your Professional Development. By joining NACA you’ll have access to the best training opportunities. You can also connect with fellow NACA members! In our member’s only site you can post your profile, collaborate together on projects, share your ideas & expertise with others.