Animal Control Spring Training

April 18-19, 2024 in Castle Rock, CO

April 19, State Test for Animal Control Officers

Animal Welfare Association of Colorado 
Spring Training

14 Continuing Education Credits are offered for this training. 
BAP has also approved 14 credits for this training.
Join us April 18-19, 2024, at the
Castle Rock Public Safety Training Facility,  301 Malibu St., for training in the following areas

  • Animal Handling and Capture for Professionals – John Peaveler
  • CSI Evidence Collection/Photography – Sgt. Christine Brite
  • Verbal De-escalation – Sgt. Kal Collins/Det. Dan DeGennaro
  • ADA Training – Emily Shuman

April 19, 2024 – State ACO Testing
Deadline to register for the training and the test is April 11, 2024 


Castle Rock Public Safety Training Facility, 301 Malibu St., Castle Rock, CO

Schedule of Events

April 18, 2024

7:30 a.m. – Registration
8 a.m.-noon – Animal Handling and Capture for Professionals (Session 1)
noon-1 p.m. – Lunch
1-5 p.m. – Animal Handling and Capture for Professionals  (Session 2)
5 p.m. – Networking event 

April 19, 2024

7:30 a.m. – Registration
8-10 a.m. – CSI-Evidence Collection/Photography
10 a.m.-noon – Verbal De-escalation
noon-1 p.m. – Lunch
1:15-3 p.m. – ADA Training
3 p.m. – ACO Testing

Scholarships Available
to AWAC members

Scholarships are available to AWAC members. If you do register and then receive a scholarship, your registration will be refunded.
Deadline to apply is March 11, 2024
How to apply:
Please submit an essay (500 words or less) stating how this training would benefit you personally, professionally, and also benefit your organization. Email your essay to [email protected].

Please indicate the day(s) you wish to attend and whether you will need assistance with mileage and/or lodging expenses.

Colorado BatCrew

Discount Rate at Holiday Inn Express

Holiday Inn Express,  610 Genoa Way, Castle Rock, is offering a discount rate of $120 per night plus taxes and fees. Reservations must by made by March 18, 2024.  Please use this link when booking a room.  



Details Price Qty
April 18th Only - Membershow details + $110.00 (USD)  
April 19th Only - Membershow details + $90.00 (USD)  
Both Days - Membershow details + $180.00 (USD)  
April 18th Only - Non-Membershow details + $130.00 (USD)  
April 19th Only - Non-Membershow details + $110.00 (USD)  
Both Days - Non-Membershow details + $230.00 (USD)  
Certification Testshow details + $45.00 (USD)