Research Sources of Additional Information: Animal Care and Service Workers

For more information on jobs in animal caretaking and control, and the animal shelter and control personnel training program, write to:

  • The Humane Society of the United States, 2100 L St. NW., Washington, DC 20037-1598.
    Internet: http://www.hsus.org

For career information and information on training, certification, and earnings of animal control officers at Federal, State, and local levels, contact:

  • National Animal Control Association, P.O. Box 480851, Kansas City, MO 64148-0851.
    Internet: http://www.nacanet.org

To obtain a listing of State-licensed grooming schools, send a stamped, self-addressed, business-size envelope to:

  • National Dog Groomers Association of America, P.O. Box 101, Clark, PA 16113. For information on certification, see the following Internet site: http://www.nauticom.net/www/ndga

For information on becoming an advanced pet care technician at a kennel, contact:

  • The American Boarding Kennels Association, 1702 East Pikes Peak Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80909.