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:
Canadian Meat Plant Welfare Auditor – March 20-21, 2018 – Alberta, Canada – Registration OPEN
Canadian Beef Feedlot Welfare Auditor – March 22-23, 2018 – Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada – Registration OPEN
Dairy Welfare Auditor – April 10-12, 2018 – Wisconsin
Swine Welfare – April 25-26, 2018 – Waseca, MN – Registration is OPEN
Meat Plant Welfare Auditor – May 9-10, 2018 – Sioux City, IA – Registration is OPEN
Poultry Welfare Auditor – August 7-9, 2018 – Raleigh, NC
Dairy Welfare Auditor – October 2018 – California
Meat Plant Welfare Auditor – October 2018 – Nebraska
Canadian Poultry Welfare Auditor – November 13-15, 2018 – Canada
*This schedule is tentative – trainings, dates and locations subject to change.
*Specific training information will be added closer to the dates.