"Animal Control: A program that effectively treats the symptoms while seeking to eliminate the causes by compassionately using the tools of education and enforcement." Michael Burgwin

Animal Control Officers are responsible for the enforcement of state laws, county ordinances and city codes that pertain to the care, control, treatment and licensing of domestic animals with a priority to protect public safety and animal welfare.

Training Calendar

Basic Animal Control Officer Certification
Hosted by the Licking County Dog Warden
June 29 - July 2, 2020
Newark, Ohio

For the brochure and registration form, please visit:

Schedule of Training
Day 1

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM – Laws and Enforcement Procedures
Day 2
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM – Interpersonal Communication; Officer Safety and Protection
Day 3
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM – Basic Animal Control Officer Investigations; Evidence Law and Collection; Courtroom Testimony and Report Writing
Day 4
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM – Canine Behavior and Aggressive Dogs; Safe Animal Handling/Capture and Restraint Equipment

Each Day: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM – Lunch

Chemical Immobilization Certification
Hosted by Elgin Animal Control
Elgin, Illinois

Schedule of Training
Day 1

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM – Chemical Immobilization Certification

Each Day: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM – Lunch

For an update concerning this program, please contact:
Contact: John Mays
Phone: 913-515-0080
Fax: 913-273-2047
E-mail: jmays@aco-acts.com

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