Southeastern Animal Control Association

 Animal Control Training and Conference 

Pre-Conference   - Separate Certificate  - Included in Conference Prices

Tuesday - July 18th 

7:30-8:00                 Sign In

8:00-12:00               Disaster Preparations and Evacuations 

12:00 - 1:00             Lunch

1:00-5:00                 Disaster Preparations and Evacuations (continued)

The above days training provided by HSUS - Instructor:  Wanda Merling

Special Speakers from Georgia Department of Agriculture


Wednesday - July 19th

7:30-8:00                 Sign In

8:00-12:00               Puppy Mills/Hoarders

12:00-1:00               Lunch

1:00-5:00                 Puppy Mills/Hoarders

Wednesday’s training class will be comprised of an actual case study. We will start with the initial call that was placed to Animal Control and we will follow the case all the way to the conclusion in court.

Instructors:   ACO's   Melissa Ann Haller and Nichalas Liddle

Special Speakers: Claudine Wilkins and Jessica Rock, Co-Founders of Animal Law Source

Thursday - July 20th

7:30-8:00                  Sign In

8:00-12:00                Officer Safety

12:00-1:15                Awards Luncheon

1:15-5:00                  Dog Fighting

Instructor for the entire day:     Kevin Hearst

Friday - July 21st

7:30-8:00                   Sign In

8:00-12:00                 Veterinary / Wildlife Forensics Sciences

12:00                          Turn in surveys and receive both Certificates

Training for the morning provided by:  ASPCA  -   Instructor:    Dr. Jason Byrd

Classes will have a 10 min. break every hour with snacks and refreshments provided

Breakfast and Lunch provided with conference registration.   The Lodge offers a shuttle service to and from the town of Helen for those who wish to shop or dine in the evenings.