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The Texas Animal Control Association is a group dedicated to the advancement of Animal Control and Welfare personnel. Our goal is to educate and train Animal Control/Humane personnel and educate the public in the responsibilities of Animal Control personnel.  TACA works to ensure that its member's voices are heard at the local, state, and national levels to ensure that the best interests of the profession are protected. We have an  annual educational conference and offer comprehensive training opportunities.  Read more...


Rabies Suspect Specimen Submissions may no longer be sent to the Austin Lab by Greyhound Bus Lines!  Click HERE for more information!

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Job Listings are open to Members only.  To post a job to the TACA website, please send the information by clicking 
An online URL is required, and a closing date should be included.
Jobs are posted until the closing date or one month, whichever comes first.

2022 TACA Annual Conference
(approved for 15 CE hours by DSHS)

November 13-16, 2022
Embassy Suites in San Marcos

Click here to register!

Please click here for more details about the conference, including course descriptions and speaker bios. 

Pre-Conference Euthanasia Re-Certification
Sunday, November 13th
Free for all current TACA Members

TCCI Course 301 on Sunday, November 13th 

The Conference will be held at the Embassy Suites Hotel Conference Center and Spa in San Marcos.
Please click here to make room reservations or call (512) 392-6450 and ask for the TACA Conference rates
that start at just $139 per night for a single and includes a buffet breakfast and evening manager's reception!
Reservations must be made by October 22, 2022, to get TACA's special rates!

If you are interested in being a sponsor or exhibitor at the conference, please click here for more information.




COVID-19 Resources for Animal Control Officers

The resources above are provided solely to assist ACOs in deciding what policies and procedures are best for the communities they serve. TACA does not endorse any one particular group's information or recommendations over another.  TACA believes that in all animal-related issues, no one policy statement can be applicable to the unique challenges each community faces and this is particularly true for the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. TACA believes it is best for local jurisdictions to make operational decisions based on what is believed to be best for the staff, their residents, and the animals in their care.  If we can be of any assistance in this process, please contact any of our Board Members and we will be happy to do our best to help in this process.

Click here for a list of online courses available for CE hours

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