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News & Updates

NACA CEU Process Update!

NACA is so excited to share with you that we have updated and streamlined the process for NACA certification holders to upload and track required CEUs. MEMBERS We have enabled a CEU tracking feature available in the member portal dashboard - simply log in, upload, and...

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Are You Prepared For Ukrainian Pets In Your Jurisdiction?

Are You Prepared For Ukrainian Pets In Your Jurisdiction?

As the chaos and unrest in Ukraine continues, we anticipate more families with pets will flee to safety here in the United States. Just yesterday, we learned a European airline flight landed in a major US city with a Ukrainian refugee and their dog. Airline personnel...

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Animal Care Expo 2022 Registration Discount

Animal Care Expo 2022 Registration Discount

Animal Care Expo 2022! NACA Members get a $25 registration discount which you can use when registering for the in-person full conference. Simply login to your NACA membership area to retrieve the code! This year’s conference offers 11 tracks, over 80 professional...

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Corey Price – NACA’s January Humane Highlight

Name: Corey Price Agency: Irving Animal Services Corey Price is the Animal Services Manager for the City of Irving, Texas. She has been serving people and animals in Irving since 2014 and she says it’s the most rewarding and impactful job she has ever had. Prior to...

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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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