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Georgetown Public Safety Operations and Training Center

3500 D.B. Wood Road

Georgetown, Texas 78628

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The DSHS Public Health Region 7 Zoonosis Control Program will host a FREE two-day (12-hour) Fall Continuing Education Seminar.

Topics on Wednesday, October 3rd will be presented by Region 7 Zoonosis Control staff and guest speakers from Region 7 animal control agencies. The speakers will discuss:

  • Local Rabies Control Authority
    • Rabies the Disease
    • Texas Rabies Laws and Rules
    • State requirements for Shelters, Impoundment, and Quarantine Facilities
  • Dangerous Dog
    • Law - Dr. Melinda Hergert
    • Case Examples - Williamson County Animal Control Field Supervisor Tabitha Blewett

Topics on Thursday, October 4th will be presented by Region 7 Zoonosis Control staff and guest speakers from Region 7 animal control agencies. The speakers will discuss:

  • Ace the Case – How to Conduct a Rabies Case Investigation
  • ACO Case Presentations
    • Puppy Mill Cruelty Case - City of Lampasas Animal Shelter Supervisor Kasey Schwartzer
    • Untold Stories-The Truth Behind the Bite - City of San Marcos Animal Services Manager Kara Montiel

The course agenda can be located here.


FAQs

How much is the CE Course?

There is no cost to attend the course and there is plenty of free parking.


Where is the course being held?

The course will be held at the Georgetown Public Safety Operations and Training Center.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

You do not need to bring your printed ticket with you to the seminar.


Is lunch provided?

Lunch is on your own.


Can I update my registration information?

If you need to make any changes to your information, or if you must cancel one or both days please contact us directly. DSHS.HSR7.ZOO@dshs.texas.gov


Can I register for one or both days?

Yes. You can register for one or both days. The site allows you to choose one or both days during the registration process.


Will I receive CE credit?

Yes, Animal Control Officers, Law Enforcement Officers and Registered Sanitarians will receive a maximum of 6 hours DSHS approved Continuing Education for each day.

Veterinarian and LVT may earn a maximum of 12 hours continuing education credit approved by TBVME over the two days.


How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

The contact person for this course is:

Zoonosis Control Program | (254) 778-6744 | DSHS.HSR7.ZOO@dshs.texas.gov

Jay Leivdal | (254) 771-6784 | Jay.Leivdal@dshs.texas.gov


Please complete a quick survey regarding the DSHS Public Health Region 7 Eventbrite registration process located here. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/3YMCSC9

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