Essential Animal Services Training (EAST)
Credentialed Animal Control & Cruelty Investigations Training
Module B ‐ December 6-10, 2021 – Las Vegas, NV
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
- Tense Argument & Confrontation Tactics
- Animal Cruelty Crime Scene Processing &
- Body Condition Scoring Dogs & Cats
- Basic Nutrition
- Animal Hoarders
- Case & Trial Preparation, with practical
- 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.
For a limited time, Code 3 ACO Coalition members and BPF National Sheltering Alliance partners will receive a $75 discount on in-person EAST classes using coupon codes “acocoalition75off21” or “sheltering75off21”. If you aren’t an ACO Coalition member or BPF National Sheltering Alliance partner, join us today!
This class has a virtual/online option if you are unable to attend in-person. Participants are able to attend through a GoToTraining portal and participate as if they are sitting in the classroom. Virtual attendees will be required to take daily tests, attend the full class sessions and complete an additional project. Tuition for attending virtually starting July 1, 2021 is $500 per module. Refunds will not be provided for any internet or technology related issues. If issues arise the student may be provided with the option to attend another schedule training session to complete any instruction missed due to connectivity issues.
Registration should be received at least 45 days prior to 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 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. We will invoice you before the start of class, and you may bring payment with you to class or submit payment upon receipt of an invoice.
Please email us, firstname.lastname@example.org, with any questions.
Location and Lodging
Essential Animal Services Training (EAST) Module B will be held from December 6-10, 2021 in Las Vegas, NV. The class will be held at the Oquendo Center, 2425 E. Oquendo Road, Las Vegas, NV 89120. There are two hotels one mile south of the center, La Quinta Inn & Suites Las Vegas Airport South and Hampton Inn & Suites Las Vegas Airport. The south end of the Las Vegas strip is about 4 miles away and has numerous hotels to choose from.
Date & Time
2425 E. Oquendo Road
Las Vegas, NV 89120