Education & Training

Education & Training

The LACATF supports the training and the continued education of animal control agency staff, law enforcement and animal-welfare organizations. LACATF makes efforts to educate local parish and city governments on effective state and local animal laws and ordinances, policies, and modern sheltering practices.

The LACATF supports education and training of animal control agency personnel on the Best Practices of Animal Shelters and the  areas recognized by the National Animal Care & Control Association (NACA) and the Louisiana Animal Control and Care Association. Those areas include:

  • Animal Control Officer Training
  • Shelter Management and Staff Education
  • Community Outreach & Partnerships
  • Emergency Preparedness & Disaster Planning

To learn more about Louisiana Animal Control and Care Association training opportunities for your agency please visit

Additional Training Resources


National Animal Care and Control Association (NACA)

National Animal Control and Humane Officer Academy (NACHO)

Humane Society of the United States (HSUS)

American Humane

Emergency Preparedness & Disaster Planning

Red Cross

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