The resources needed to excel in the animal care and control field are very unique. The National Animal Care & Control Association strives to provide the most up-to-date resources available. Member Only Resources require you to be logged in to access them.

The Resources page is one that will be continually under construction.  New items will be added on a regular basis, as they are received from NACA members.  If you have samples of job descriptions, policies, operating procedures, forms, or links that you feel would benefit others in the animal care and control field, please send the information to us via e-mail at:

Member Only Resources

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Job Descriptions and Interview Questions

Standard Operating Procedures

Basic Catch Pole Training Video

Forms and Templates


Public Resources

NACA Guidelines

NACA First Responders Position Statement

Best Friends Humane Animal Control Manual

How to Determine Field Staffing Levels

How to Determine Shelter Staffing Levels

Animal Law 101 – Statutes of Limitations

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