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Humane Highlight May 2023

- Officer Jason Lessel - Jason created the 1st Animal Control Division in his county. H is currently Chief Director of Animal Control for the Town of Plantersville MS. Jason is a certified police officer that works in both fields. He told us " I work closely with...

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)

  Attention animal care and control professions! Do you want to gain easy-to-use evidence-based tools and increase your confidence in and ability to deal with mental health situations in your work as an animal care and control professional? Do you want to be able to...

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NACA Statement on Support of Updated Association of Shelter Veterinarian Guidelines

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.

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January 2023 Dispatch Digest

“Though we can’t go back in time and make a brand-new start, we can start today and make a brand-new ending”! Nothing is truer for animal care and control, every day you have an amazing opportunity to positively impact each human and animal you encounter and rewrite the ending to their stories.

Tia Hickman moved in 2007 from Odessa, Ukraine to the United States. In 2017 she followed her passion and love of animals . . .

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December Dispatch Digest

This time of year is a wonderful reminder of how we can overcome any challenge and achieve any goal, but only if we have the right people on our side. Every NACA member is undeniably a big part of why we’ve accomplished so much in the last year. May your holidays be filled with love, happiness, and joy.

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November 2022 Dispatch Digest

NACA Updates
As we move into November, NACA wants to express our gratitude for your willingness, consistent efforts, and the hard work you each put in to ensure that people and animals in your communities are safe. We wish you all and your families a healthy and happy start to the holiday season!

Meet Kelli Simoneau, director of Chester County Animal Control in South Carolina, a small rural community.

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Bonner Springs Animal Control had a Wild Wednesday 😂 😂 Great work!!How many cops could a woodchuck dodge, if a woodchuck could dodge cops? The answer is 4. 😅Great teamwork today from our admin, patrol and ACO on getting this injured woodchuck captured (after a brief pursuit). She’s in the hands of our friends at Operation Wildlife getting much needed medical care. ... See MoreSee Less
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