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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
    *Mar 07-09, 2018BasicCorpus Christi(956) 444-3212
    *Mar 13-15, 2018BasicTyler(903) 533-5260
    Apr 09, 2018Continuing EducationAmarillo(806) 477-1104
    Apr 24-25, 2018BasicEagle Pass(210) 949-2048
    Apr 17-18, 2018BasicConroe(713) 767-3300
    Jun 12-13, 2018BasicEl Paso(915) 834-7780
  • * 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