45th Annual Training Conference held in beautiful Carolina Beach October 17-20, 2021
NCARCA 2021 CONFERENCE AGENDA
Sunday, October 17, 2021
Early Registration 4:00pm – 6:30pm
Monday, October 18, 2021
Registration 7:30am – 8:30am
8:30am – 9:00am Welcome & Introductions
9:00am – 12:00pm Keynote Speaker – Robby Roberts, NCSHP “Three Second Overview”
12:00pm – 2:00pm Lunch – Provided by
Jackson Creek Manufacturing Inc.
2:00pm – 4:30pm Dr. Anna Allen, NCDA “Emergency Programs”
Dr. Michelle Bouchey “Large Animal Emergency Response”
7:00pm – 9:00pm NCARCA Olympics!!!!!!!!
Tuesday, October 19, 2021
9:00am – 12:00pm Dr. Charlotte Robinson
DVM – Independent Veterinary Professional
“Cultural Differences and the Perception of Animal Cruelty
12:00pm – 1:30pm Lunch on Your Own
1:30pm – 3:30pm Field Track – Leighann Garrard-Wilson,
ASPCA “Field Forensics”
1:30pm – 4:30pm Shelter Track – HSUS “Police/Dog Encounters and How it Affects Our Shelter’s”
3:30pm – 4:30pm Field Track – Darren Barns,
NC Wildlife Resource Commission
6:00pm – 8:00pm Dinner, Awards, Election Banquet
8:00pm – 11:00pm Social featuring Music, Dancing & Karaoke
Wednesday, October 20, 2021
9:00am – 10:30am Updates from Dr. Patricia Norris,
DVM – Director of the Animal Welfare Section of the NCDA&CS
10:30am – 12:00pm Updates from Dr. Carl Williams,
DVM – State Public Health Veterinarian
12:00pm – 1:00pm Raffle and Closing
When: Friday, September 17, 2021
Where: Blind Spot Animal Sanctuary in Rougemont, NC
Registration fee: HSUS graciously offered to cover registration fees for government run shelters and sheriff’s offices.
Please mark your calendars!
As we get a little closer to the date, we will share more information and a registration link.
We have secured the following speakers.
1. To understand proper housing, care, and veterinary care of farm animals while at the shelter
2. To learn how to handle goats, pigs, alpacas, sheep and horses while at the shelter
3. To learn basic welfare assessment
5. To become familiar with restraint techniques
6. To learn how to screen adopters for farm animals
7. To learn how to best handle hoarding situations and more
The seminar is designed for animal shelters and animal control facilities only.
5-6 hours and will include lunch
Co-Founder & Executive Director
Blind Spot Animal Sanctuary
Hosted by Polk County Sheriff’s Office
and the Humane Society of the United States
This FREE training is open to Law Enforcement, Animal Control, Humane Investigators, Code Enforcement Officers, Veterinarians, Judges and Prosecutors
Topics to be covered:
• Interpreting and applying cruelty and fighting laws
• Considerations for assessing potential violations and different solutions/remedies
• Link between animal abuse and other violent crime
• Recognizing and collecting relevant evidence,
report writing and warrants
Date: Hours: Location:
Tuesday – September 21st, 2021
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Lunch provided by Polk County Sheriff’s Office)
Polk County Law Enforcement Center
164 Government Complex Drive
Columbus, NC 28722
Registration: Email NAME, AGENCY, and EMAIL with reference to the Polk County course to:
Animal Cruelty and Fighting Investigations
Training for Law Enforcement
This virtual webinar was presented by the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission for animal control operators across NC on Nov. 5, 2020. It covers information relevant to understanding and providing guidance to the public regarding a variety of wildlife-related issues, from nuisance complaints to injured wildlife to violations of wildlife law. • Introduction – Falyn Owens (NCWRC) – 0:00• Resources for Animal Control Operators – Falyn Owens (NCWRC) - 01:24• Wildlife Laws and Regulations in NC – Daron Barnes (NCWRC) - 16:03• Common Wildlife Issues – Danny Ray (NCWRC) – 01:15:00• Special Cases Handled by USDA-Wildlife Services – Chris Willis (USDA-WS) – 02:36:45• When Wildlife Enforcement Gets Involved – Master Officer Sampson Parker (NCWRC) - 02:59:00
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About this Webinar
Necessity is the mother of invention, and we are continuously amazed at the ingenious and affordable innovations shelters come up with to enhance enrichment in their facilities. We will solicit those ideas from the field and then share your bright ideas.
Presentation developed by Kristen Collins, Vice President, Anti-Cruelty Behavior Rehabilitation, ASPCA
Walk away from this webinar, the final in the four-part series, with enrichment ideas you can try at your shelter.
This 75-minute webinar will benefit any animal shelter professional interested in understanding how enrichment can enhance and maintain behavioral health
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