Animal Control Concepts & Shelter Programs

July 19, 2022 – Walnut Ridge, AR

Hosted 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

  • Lawerence County Meeting Room  115 W. Main St.  Walnut Ridge, AR 72476
  • 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

Don't miss out on this class! Although online registration has ended, it may not be too late to join. We encourage you to email to inquire about registering. We look forward to helping you take the next step towards advancing your skills and training.