Hilton Long Beach | Long Beach, CA
March 22-24, 2020

Pre-Conference Workshops:
Saturday, March 21, 2020

Call for Education Session Proposals
is Open until July 12

Registration will open Fall 2019

 

Hilton Long Beach | Long Beach, CA
March 22-24, 2020

Pre-Conference Workshops:
Saturday, March 21, 2020

Registration will open Fall 2019

Behavior & Training • Law Enforcement & Field Services • Shelter Medicine • Sheltering & Outreach

Do you have an idea for the 2020 Animal Care Conference? Submit your session proposal today!

The 2019 Animal Care Conference featured 2 exceptional pre-conference workshops, 4 learning tracks, 25+ education sessions, over 50 knowledgeable speakers, and 2 days of exhibitors showcasing the latest industry products.

This yearly event brings together animal control officers, humane officers, animal care attendants, behaviorists, humane educators, shelter directors, veterinarians, RVTS, customer service representatives, all law enforcement personnel, and other animal-sheltering professionals.

 

2019 Featured Speakers

 

           Madeline Bernstein                                                        Carol Novello                                Special Agent George Olivo
     spcaLA, author, Designer Dogs                                 HSSV, author, Mutual Rescue               FBI Los Angeles

View the 2019 Education Program here!

The 2019 Conference featured 4 Exceptional Education Tracks:

Behavior & Training
Explore various approaches to behavior and training. The topics include understanding aggressive behaviors in domestic dogs, how to manage placement of marginal dogs, tactics to treat the entire animal with medical and behavior coordination, and enrichment strategies to improve the welfare of animals in shelters.
Thank you to the Petco Foundation for sponsoring this track!

Law Enforcement & Field Services
Get an in-depth look into the complex work of criminal investigations. The topics and case study sessions are specifically designed for: Animal Cruelty Investigators, Humane Officers, Animal Control Officers, Prosecutors, Police/Sheriff Officers, Deputies and Detectives, as well as all Local, State, or Federal Agents/Officers responsible for investigating animal-related crimes.

Sheltering & Outreach
Gain an understanding of  sheltering and outreach best practices. The topics include interaction with increasingly diverse communities, effective volunteer program management, digital reunification, methods to improve animal sheltering, and how to nurture and support animal welfare professionals.
Thank you to IDEXX for sponsoring this track!

Shelter Medicine
Examine shelter medicine necessities. Topics include how to become a model ASV shelter, Shelter Outbreak Survival (SOS), review of the Veterinary Care Coalition Report, solutions for under-resources shelters, vet education, shelter dentistry, and more.
Thank you to Western University for sponsoring this track!

Sponsorships & Exhibitors

Thank you to our 2019 sponsors and exhibitors for supporting the conference!

PREMIERE SPONSOR

SHELTERING & OUTREACH TRACK SPONSOR

SHELTER MEDICINE TRACK SPONSOR

BEHAVIOR & TRAINING TRACK SPONSOR

LUNCH SPONSOR

BAG SPONSOR

BREAK SPONSORS

2019 Exhibitors

Adopt-a-Pet.com
AKC Reunite
Alley Cat Allies
Animal Arts
Animal Care and Equipment Services
ASPCA® Shelter Outreach
Avid Identification Systems Inc.
Broadly
C Specialties Inc.
California Animal Welfare Association
California Department of Food and Agriculture
California Truck Equipment
CapInnovet
Chameleon Software
Crijo Pet Products
DocuPet
Health Technology Professional Products
IDEXX
Indigo I Hammond & Playle Architects, LLP
Mason Company
Michelson Found Animals Foundation
National Animal Care & Control Association
National Disaster Search Dog Foundation
Pet Hub
Petco Foundation
PetData
PetFirst Pet Insurance
PetHealth Inc.
PetLink
PetSmart Charities
San Diego Humane Society
Shelter Buddy
Shelter Planners of America
Shelter Pro Software
Shor-Line
Spray Master Technologies
Tomahawk Live Trap
VCA
Virox Animal Health