CD-072 | Animal Control Officer

Animal control officers enforce animal licensing laws and regulations. Animal control officers are generally employed by a county or the federal government and require handling all kinds of animals from pets to wildlife. This is your opportunity to begin a career as a paid municipal officer or as a volunteer working with animals as a part of a rescue group, shelter, or other animal welfare organization. Topics include:

  • Capturing and impounding dangerous or stray animals
  • Investigating cases of animal cruelty
  • Enforcing licensing laws and other state, county, and city laws and regulations of that are applicable to the animal control program
  • Providing expert testimony in court cases
  • Rescuing trapped animals

Total Program Hours: 50 hours

Animal Control Officer


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