Essential Animal Services Training (EAST)
Credentialed Animal Control & Cruelty Investigations Training
Module B ‐ June 10-14, 2024 – Longmont, CO
Essential Animal Services Training (EAST) Academy is intended for a wide variety of professionals including animal cruelty investigators, animal control officers, veterinary professionals, animal welfare workers, members of animal rescue groups & others who are responsible for the care and control of animals and the investigation of animal cruelty cases. The EAST Academy curriculum consists of three 40 hour modules, each providing instruction in all aspects of animal control and animal cruelty investigations. We recommend Module A be taken first, and modules B and C may be taken in any order.
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.
EAST Academy continues the exemplary Code 3 standard of outstanding faculty who are qualified to teach the various subjects, not only by knowledge but also by experience. All of our faculty have “been there and done that” with practical field application.
MODULE B includes
- Animal Fighting
- Situational Awareness & Stress Management
- Animal Cruelty Forensic Photography
- Livestock Identification & Behavior
- Livestock Investigations
- De-escalation Techniques
- Animal Cruelty Crime Scene Processing &
- Body Condition Scoring Dogs & Cats
- Basic Nutrition
- Animal Hoarders
- Courtroom Testimony, with practical exercise
- Getting Your Case Prosecution Ready
Tuition, Registration & Payment
The tuition for Essential Animal Services Training Academy Modules A, B, and C is $550 per module.
Texas LEO’s will receive TCOLE credit for this training, and the training is also approved by TXDSHS.
Colorado Department of Agriculture Bureau of Animal Protection Agents fulfill training requirements for this training, which is approved for continuing education credits.
Registration should be received at least 30 days before class start date. Full payment is due by the first day of class.
Training participants will be assessed a 25% fee on any cancellation made two weeks or less before the 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. You may bring payment to class or send a check through the mail, or you may pay by credit card. Payment by credit card includes a 2% processing fee. If you prefer to pay by check, we will invoice you. Once class attendance meets minimum requirements, invoices will be automatically sent.
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Location and Lodging
Essential Animal Services Training (EAST) Academy Module B will be held June 10-14, 2024 in Longmont, CO. The class will be held at Code 3 Associates, 1456 Skyway Drive, Longmont, CO 80504. A discounted room rate has been arranged for our students at the Hilton Garden Inn, 470 S. Martin Street, Longmont, CO 80504, 720-759-4422. Visit https://www.hilton.com/en/hotels/denlcgi-hilton-garden-inn-longmont/. Under the corporate account, enter 3287332, and that will populate your discounted rate.
Date & Time
1456 Skyway Drive
Longmont, CO 80504