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2020 NACA Training Conference and Expo

Save the Date: Wednesday October 7th- Friday October 9th 2020

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Looking Forward to Reno Wednesday October 7th- Friday October 9th 2020

National Animal Care & Control Association

Vision

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.

Mission

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.

A MESSAGE FROM NACA’S PRESIDENT

It is with excitement, anticipation and great honor that I now serve you as your President for 2020 . . . read more

Scott Giacoppo,
NACA President 2019/2020

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One featured photo will be selected each month, and an overall annual winner will be selected to be featured at the Annual NACA Training Conference. 

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News & Updates

New & Improved NACA Disaster Database

New & Improved NACA Disaster Database

Helping Animals in Disasters via the NACA Disaster Database When Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast in August of 2005, animal welfare organizations from across the country responded to help the animals impacted by the storm. Unfortunately, with each organization...

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NACA’S PAW-one: Episode 5 with Scott Giacoppo

NACA’S PAW-one: Episode 5 with Scott Giacoppo

Scott Giacoppo joins the podcast to wrap up the Best Friends Animal Society National Conference held in Dallas, Texas. A number of great highlights and of course some off topic rants as to be expected with Scott on the show. Please send any topic or guest requests to...

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NACA’s PAW-one : Episode 4 with Shyanne Schull

NACA’s PAW-one : Episode 4 with Shyanne Schull

Shyanne Schull joins the podcast this week to talk about field return to owner programs and how it interfaces with their other community programs. Schull is the director of the Washoe County Regional Animal Services in Washoe County, Nevada and a former board members...

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NACA’S PAW-one: Episode 3 with Dr. Apryl Steele

NACA’S PAW-one: Episode 3 with Dr. Apryl Steele

Dr. Apryl Steele is a veterinarian and the current President and CEO for the Dumb Friends League in Denver, Colorado. Dr. Steele also was heavily involved in the creation of the sheltering approach referred to as socially conscious sheltering and development of...

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NACA’s PAW-one : Episode 2 with Ed Jamison

NACA’s PAW-one : Episode 2 with Ed Jamison

In this episode I speak with Ed Jamison the director for the City of Dallas Animal Services. Ed oversees one of the countries largest animal control operations with a team of 200 and over 40,000 pets coming in to care each year. Ed recently co-hosted a one day summit...

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NACA’s PAW-one Episode 1 with John Thompson

NACA’s PAW-one Episode 1 with John Thompson

John Thompson is the recently hired Executive Director for the National Animal Care and Control Association. John has an extensive history working in the law enforcement community and a strong desire to help pets in need. In this episode you will get to learn about...

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“ANIMAL CARE AND CONTROL TODAY” MAGAZINE

“ANIMAL CARE AND CONTROL TODAY” MAGAZINE

The quarterly magazine published by the National Animal Care & Control Association. It contains articles addressing issues of interest to its members and others concerned with the ongoing Animal/Human relationship and associated problems.

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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 AccessTo View All Scheduled & Past Webinars

 

NACHO Training Academy

The National Animal Care & Control Association and Code 3 Associates have partnered to develop a higher standard in animal care and cruelty investigation training: The National Animal Control and Humane Officer (NACHO) Training Academy. 

New Online Training Opportunities!

NACA recognizes that the Animal Care & Control Professionals are very busy and often cannot get away for a week for training. In order to better meet these needs, we will soon be offering Online Training Academies in these areas:

  • Animal Control Officer Academy
  • Humane Law Officer Academy
  • Animal Shelter & Care Academy

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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.

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