The Washington Animal Control Association (WACA) was formally created January 22, 1983.  WACA is an organization dedicated to promoting professionalism and excellence in animal care, education, and enforcement while protecting animal welfare and public safety through training and support.
The purpose of this website is to provide you every opportunity to participate with us in our goal to “Protect People and Pets.”  Here you will find the resources you need to become an Animal Control Officer including the training and conference schedules.

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Upcoming Training:
Code 3 Associates and National Animal Care & Control Association (NACA)

April 10‐14, 2017 Seattle, WA

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Interested in becoming a vital part of WACA?

Board member applications must be submitted no later than August 1st, 2017.

Qualifying applications will be nominated and presented to the Membership for

Check this link for instructions and explanation of our process

Board Application Process
WACA Newsletter
Click Below to download a copy of the WACA Quarterly Newsletter
Winter 2017
Washington Animal Control Association publishes a Newsletter each quarter highlighting Local trainings, Animal Control Officers, Animal Legislative Activity and Informational Articles about the Animal Care & Control Field. To have an article published or submit photos and stories contact Ericka Johnson JohnsonWACA@gmail.com