TACTICAL is a full-service animal control and animal welfare training institute providing training courses for individual, group, and agency needs. 

TACTICAL also provides consultations and onsite training for agencies needing to comply with state laws; improve animal care, housing and husbandry; meet industry standards; and help rebuild trust and relations with the community they serve.  


Keane E. Menefee has over 22 years of animal control and animal welfare experience.  In those 22 years Mr. Menefee has worked as an animal services officer, field and shelter supervisor, division manager, and and division superintendent at Fort Worth Animal Care & Control, Irving Animal Services, and North Richland Hills Animal Services.  

Mr. Menefee has educated over 4,000 students in the State of Texas and over 2,000 students nationwide on a wide array of topics to include euthanasia, animal cruelty, dog fighting, animal services management, local and state laws, bite stick and chemical capture, animal behavior, and compassion fatigue. 

Mr. Menefee appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show on 2 occasions to explain the impact of puppy mills and over-pet population on animal shelters.  

Mr. Menefee has served as an independent consultant with the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) and the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) providing animal control training in multiple states and serving as an animal sheltering consultant assisting agencies around the country to help them improve animal sheltering care and realigning with industry standards. 

Mr. Menefee has served as President of the Texas Animal Control Association and the Texas Animal Shelter Coalition and is an honorary member of the Texas Animal Control Association.   

A friendly instructor.

We want you to feel comfortable in our training classes.


Genuine concern.

Animal control and animal welfare requires a special kind of person with great compassion and our instructors demonstrate such.


Professional service.

Our state-certified instructors will provide the expert instruction you deserve and are here to assist you long after the end of class to ensure that you are a success in this wonderful industry.

A Word About Our Instructor

Keane E. Menefee

State Certified

Basic, Advanced, Administrative & Instructor

Meet Our Team

What to Expect

Texas Animal Control Training Institute of Certification & Licensing