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  • DSHS ACO Training Course Schedule

    Includes courses conducted by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) Zoonosis Control.  These courses are all approved and serve to meet the training requirements set forth in Texas Health and Safety Code, Chapter 829, Animal Control Officer Training.  It is the responsibility of each animal control officer (per definition in Chapter 829) to fulfill these training requirements, maintain records of completed training, and have this documentation available for review by facility inspectors. The ACO Basic training course does NOT count toward an ACO’s CE hours.

    In the chart below, call the number provided or click on a contact name for the course for which you would like to register to ask questions about a particular course.

     

  • Date Type Location Contact(s) Phone Number
    Aug 29, 2017Continuing EducationAmarillo(806) 477-1104
    Aug 30, 2017Continuing EducationLufkin(903) 533-5260
    Aug 31, 2017Continuing EducationLongview(903) 533-5260
    Sep 26-27, 2017BasicAmarillo(806) 477-1104
    *Sep 27-29, 2017BasicSan Benito(956) 444-3212
    Oct 03-04, 2017BasicSan Angelo(432) 571-4118
    Oct 11-12, 2017BasicWeatherford(817) 264-4922
    Oct 17-18, 2017BasicDayton(713) 767-3300
  • * Indicates that a course is full.


    1 These courses serve to meet the training requirements set forth in Texas Health and Safety Code, Ch. 829, Animal Control Officer Training.


     

Last updated September 30, 2014