These courses are approved by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) for continuing education (CE) credit. Animal control officers in Texas may apply these courses toward animal control officer CE requirements per Ch. 829 of the Texas Health and Safety Code.
Investigating Animal Abuse for Law Enforcement
1.5 DSHS credit hours
Developed in conjunction with the Illinois Regional Institute of Community Policing (now the Center for Public Safety and Justice), this course assists law enforcement and animal control professionals in effectively identifying and investigating animal cruelty and neglect.
The three-hour course offers a comprehensive approach to enforcing animal cruelty laws.
ASPCA National Field Response courses are also approved by the Texas Department of State Health Services for CE credit.