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

Course Binder: The Animal Control Officer course binder will be delivered by mail 2 – 3 days prior to the course start date. Please enter your accurate mailing address to receive the binder when you register.


Field Training: In addition to the classroom component, students must arrange for and complete a 20-hour field training component in order to receive certification.

Course: NJ Certified Animal Control Officer

Start Date End Date Fee
September 9th, 2023 October 21st, 2023 $989
Course Content
NJ Certified Animal Control Officer - CD-072 001WB
Start Date End Date Class Schedule Time Instructor Location Credits/CEU's
Sep 9th, 2023 Oct 21st, 2023 Saturday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM John Saccenti Online Synchronous 4