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National Animal Care & Control Association
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 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.
News & Updates
The National Animal Care & Control Association has been presenting national awards since 1988 at the annual training conference. The men and women who dedicate their lives to preserving the human/animal bond by insisting upon responsible pet ownership deserve to...
NACA would like to welcome Tre’ Law, Alexis Pugh, Michele Shiber, Daniel Achuff, and Mike Wheeler as the newly elected members of the Board of Directors. Thank you to those who ran and those who voted in this years election. View the current Board of Directors
Congratulations to the following individuals & organizations for their NACA 2021 Award Nominations! Award winners will be announced soon. Amy BerryAnn SandersBev KreinbrookBrandon CiulloCalifornia Animal Welfare Association CalAnimalsChristopher MeyerCindy...
Thursday, September 09, 2021 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM PDT Membership is invited to join the monthly NACA Board Meeting Every 2nd Thursday public meeting
The Board Member Application Process opened on July 12th, 2021 at 10:00 AM CST and closed August 13th, 2021 at 10:00AM Central July 12th – August 13th– Applications/nominations for new board members openAugust 13th – August 20th – Committee will review the...
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...
Training & Certifications
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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!
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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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.