Animal Control Concepts & Shelter Programs

July 20, 2022 – Clarksville, AR

Hosted and Funded By: Bissell Pet Foundation

Welcome to animal control concepts and shelter programs.  During this 8-hour course we will cover the following topics as well as have hands on exercises.  If you are new or a seasoned animal control officer, shelter staff, or animal welfare employee wanting to learn more about shelter programs and animal handling this course will sharpen your skills.

  • Dog Breed Identification
  • Canine Behavior and Handling
  • Ethics & Professionalism
  • Adoptions
  • Community Relations & Return to Owner (RTO)
  • Shelter Sanitation

Location and Time

  • Marvin Vinson Center  1611 Oakland St.   Clarksville, AR  72830
  • 8:00am-5:00pm


Equipment necessary for class

  • Appropriate footwear – closed toed boots

Registration Information

  • FREE for Arkansas Animal Welfare Professionals
  • Lunch is included.
  • Registration is required to attend.
  • For more information email

Online registration is no longer available for this class, please call 303-772-7724 or email to inquire about registering.