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Training Conference 2018 

The National Animal Care & Control Association is celebrating 40 years as the voice for animal care and control professionals. To celebrate our 40th anniversary, we will be hosting Training Conference 2018 in Denver, Colorado, October 11-12, 2018. Mark your calendars now to join us!

In addition, NACA is pleased to announce our partnership with the American Bar Association to bring a special half-day symposium on Animal Shelter Law to Denver in conjunction with NACA Training Conference 2018. The ABA Symposium is sponsored by the ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section’s Animal Law Committee.

the conference page for registration information, vendor/sponsor opportunities, and more. Be sure to take advantage of the Early Bird Registration!


Training Conference 2018



Now Accepting Submissions for the NACA News

The theme for the Summer 2018 issue is: 

 Hands-on/Hands-off:  How the Pros Do It

Provide us with best practices on animal handling and behavior.  What are your creative animal handling techniques?  Which animals should you handle -- or not handle?  What are some of the professional animal handling tools you routinely use?  What does your animal handling training for staff and volunteers look like?  What are the consequences of not using proper handling techniques?


Articles should be 500 - 1500 words, and accompanied by photos when possible. Be sure to include a short two to three sentence biography to let our readers know more about you. Send your completed article to

Don't have an article to share? Share a picture. Photos should be the highest resolution possible, and be at least 300 DPI and no larger than 500 pixels on the longest side (this allows us room to re-size and add Drop Shadow, etc.) Please do not embed photos within your e-mail message or within a document. Photos should be sent as a separate file attachment. Be sure to provide a caption for your photo.

Submission deadline for the Summer 2018 issue of NACA News is June 10, 2018. For more information about article and photo requirements, visit the NACA website: NACA News.


NACA Updates Membership Types

On October 20, 2017, during the Annual Business Meeting, the NACA Membership voted to change the NACA Bylaws to better define the NACA Membership types, and to clarify the benefits of each membership type.

Visit the NACA Membership Benefits page to see all the benefits for each membership type.

Visit the NACA Bylaws page to review the updated bylaws.

The NACA Board of Directors has set new membership pricing for the various member types. The new membership fees will go into effect on January 1, 2018. The new membership fees can be found on the Membership page.

Also beginning on January 1, 2018, members of Current Affiliated State Association Partners will be able to use a special promo code issued by their State Association to receive special pricing on their NACA Individual Membership. Your State Association will need to renew their Affiliated State Association Partnership before the promo code is issued to the State Association.

If you have forgotten your log in information, contact the NACA Corporate Office, by calling 913-768-1319, or by sending us an e-mail at, for assistance. If you think you are a current member, do not create a new member ID, contact the Corporate Office for assistance.



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