The mission of the Professional Animal Auditor Certification Organization is to promote animal welfare through auditor training and audit certification.
PAACO’s Vision is to be the authority on animal welfare auditing by providing high quality training and certification credential for auditors and audits.
Animal welfare issues affect multiple segments of our animal and food industry, and they all must support the comprehensive animal care areas we serve.
Animal care is widely recognized to have an impact on the following areas:
2018 Training Schedule:
Dairy Welfare Auditor – October 9-11, 2018 – Escalon, California – FULL – Waistlist ONLY
Meat Plant Welfare Auditor – October 16-17, 2018 – Nebraska – Registration OPEN
Swine Welfare Auditor – November 27-28, 2018 – Brookings, SD – Registration OPEN
Canadian Poultry Welfare Auditor – November 13-15, 2018 – Canada – Registration open on PIC’s website.
2019 Training Schedule:
Meat Plant Welfare Auditor – May 7-8, 2019 – Sioux City, IA
Poultry Welfare Auditor – August 2019 – North Carolina