Big Useful Livestock Lessons (BULL)

Credentialed Large Animal Rescue Training
April 22-23, 2022 ‐ Reno, NV

This two-day Big Useful Livestock Lessons class will bring rescuers up close and personal with the animals they may encounter and have to rescue.

This course was created for fire, rescue, and law enforcement personnel; animal control officers; livestock professionals and veterinary professionals; and anyone else who might be called upon to assist with livestock rescue and large animal emergency situations is encouraged to take this two-day course.

Upon successful completion of this curriculum (cumulative average score of 80% or above) students will receive a certificate of completion and are eligible to apply for continuing education credits (CEUs) from Colorado State University. Veterinary professionals are eligible to apply for CEUs from Colorado State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital.

BULL topics include

  • Livestock Behavior And Handling
    • Safe Handling Of Livestock In Rescue Situations
  • Basic Ropes & Knots For Animal Rescue
    • Technical Aspects Meets Or Exceeds Operation Level NFPA 1670
  • Trailer Types, Loading And Extracting Livestock In Emergencies
  • Packaging Large Animals For Extraction/Rescue Using A Rescue Glide
  • Veterinary Perspectives For Animal Rescue

Tuition, Registration & Payment

The tuition for B.U.L.L. is $275.  For those that are also attending EAST module C April 25-29, 2022 the cost is $225 – when registering online, use coupon code 2022BULLCOMBO.

Please call Code 3 Associates, 303‐772‐7724 with any questions.

Training participants will be assessed a 25% fee on any cancellation made two weeks or less prior to class date, no refunds will be issued if the cancellation is made 0-5 days prior to the training. Exceptions may be made for extenuating circumstances and/or credits could be applied to future Code 3 training, please contact us regarding all cancellations.

As a result of pandemic related uncertainties, we are currently not accepting payment at the time of registration. You may bring payment with you to class or send a check through the mail, please let us know if you would like an invoice. If you wish to pay by credit card please contact us for a credit card invoice.

Location and Lodging

BULL will be held from April 22-23, 2022 in Reno, NV.  The class is hosted by Washoe County Regional Animal Services and will be held at the Washoe County Regional Animal Services office located at  2825 Longley Lane, Reno, NV 89502.  There are numerous hotels in the area, none are within walking distance.


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.