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Unfortunately, the November monthly NACA meeting this week is cancelled.

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News & Updates

Congratulations to the NACA 2022 Award Recipients!

2022 National Animal Care & Control Association Award WinnersAnimal Control Officer of the Year – Lawrence Higginbottom (Memphis, TN) Humane Law Enforcement Officer of the Year – Dany Flores- Lopez (Deerwood, MD) Animal Care and Control Employee of the Year –...

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Calling all NACA Members & ACOS!

Is there a topic in animal welfare that you're incredibly knowledgeable and passionate about? Do you want to speak at the 2033 Prairie States Animal Welfare Conference? Sign up by October 28, 2022 https://iawf.wildapricot.org/PSC-Workshop-Proposal

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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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