I began my work as an Animal Management Officer for the City of Arvada in 2001. I promptly obtained my State Certification through CAACO and subsequently my state commission through the State Department of Agriculture.
The Colorado Association of Animal Control Officers (CAACO) is a non-profit organization formed in 1975 to improve the methods of animal control practice, inform the public about animal control, promote justice and equity in the enforcement of animal control laws and advance the health, welfare, professionalism and morale of all animal control officers in the state of Colorado.
CAACO is comprised of member agencies and individual members across the state, all dedicated to the professionalism of animal control officers in the state of Colorado.
The mission of the Colorado Association of Animal Control Officers is to advance professionalism by providing quality education for animal care and control officers, providing resources addressing animal legislation by enhancing inter-agency communication and resource development, and by strengthening the involvement of media, citizens, animal care professionals, and volunteer in the appropriate practice of animal welfare regulation.
Goals and Objectives are essential to the determination of role, responsibility, accountability and success. The Colorado Association of Animal Control Officers Board Members shall abide by the By Laws set forth by the Colorado Association of Animal Control Officers Board of Directors. More about policies & procedures »
The purpose of this association is to be a non-profit association to improve the methods of animal control/welfare practice, to promote justice and equity in the enforcement of animal control/welfare laws, and to advance the health, comfort, morale, and welfare of all Animal Care Professionals in the State of Colorado. More about bylaws »
P.O. Box 740455
Arvada, CO 80006-0455