Euthanasia Training​

7 CE Hours for Renewal and 9 CE Hours for New towards Basic ACO Certification 


June 17, 2019


July 29, 2019

Basic ACO Training

To register for Basic courses email Jay Sabatucci at or call 682-241-0905


May 9-10, 2019

Administrative ACO Training

14 CE Hours towards Basic ACO Certification


September 16-17, 2019


Health & Safety Code Chapter 821, Subchapter C- Euthanasia of Animals

 A person may not euthanize an animal in the custody of an animal shelter unless the person has successfully completed, not more than 3 years before the date the person euthanizes the animal, a training course in the proper methods and techniques in euthanizing animals.

Course Registration Form

Cruelty Investigator Certification

7 CE Hours towards Basic ACO Certification


May 6, 2019

If you receive an error message when trying to register online please email me directly to register at

Advanced ACO Training

14 CE Hours towards Basic ACO Certification


August 5-6, 2019

Compassion Fatigue & Stress Management

3 CE Hours towards Basic ACO Certification 


April 18, 2019

Texas Animal Control Training Institute of Certification & Licensing

Animal Care & Control Training Requirements

Health & Safety Code Chapter 829- Animal Control Officer Training

 A person may not perform the duties of an animal control officer unless:

   1. the person completes a basic animal control course under this chapter not later than the first anniversary of the date the person assumes animal control duties.


   2.  the person completes  30 hours of continuing education under this chapter during each 3 year period following the date they complete the animal control officer training course.

Grand Prairie

August 6-7, 2015

Dog Fighting Investigator Certification

8 CE Hours towards Basic ACO Certification 



Credit Cards, Check & Cash Accepted


Call 817-996-1452 to secure registration with credit card

$5.00 Credit Card Convenience Charge

per enrollee

Bite Stick/Chemical Capture/Animal Behavior

8 CE Hours towards Basic ACO Certification


June 3, 2019


June 18, 2019