In the past, TACA membership was separate from the TACA Animal Control Officer Certification service. That is no longer the case. Once an officer successfully completes his or her Department of State Health Services (DSHS) state-approved Basic Training Course, he or she is in compliance with the new state law (Health and Safety Code Chapt.829), and needs only to obtain thirty (30) Continuing Education Hours every three (3) years.
When filling out the application to join, new members will be asked to provide an email address. It is important that we have the member's unique email address. Members may not share a common email address...each must have their own email address.
Again, we must have the member’s unique email address, and no other! Email is now our main route of communication with our members
Please do not use a supervisor’s email or a purchasing agent’s email. All results of financial transactions are emailed to members automatically. If your purchasing department needs a copy of an invoice, please contact our Executive Director for help.
TACA Membership Levels:
CERTIFIED $50 YR.
Open to all animal control and humane personnel whose primary duties are directly related to animal control. (receive these benefits; TACA Newsletters, voting rights, reduced conference & seminar registration fees for those sponsored by TACA , and reduced new certification fee for advanced & administrative if basic certification is current.
SUPPORTIVE $50 YR.
Open to veterinarian medical organizations, supply companies pet food, companies, municipalities and other organizations interested in animal control. (receive TACA Newsletter)
CORPORATE $200 YR.
Open to Business & Corporations. (receive ad in annual conference book, TACA Newsletter)