Upcoming events

    • Thursday, February 09, 2023
    • 10:00 AM
    • Virtual

    This course covers equine care and husbandry, relevant state and federal laws, investigative techniques, and prosecutions.

    Topics to be covered:
    • Standards of care and how to assess physical and living conditions
    • Common conditions and potential causes
    • Investigating reports, unique considerations
    • Basic handling
    • Preparing for and executing a seizure

    REGISTER: Webinar Registration - Zoom


    Hosted by:


    • Tuesday, February 21, 2023
    • 10:00 AM
    • Virtual

    This course covers farm animal care and husbandry, relevant state and federal laws, investigative techniques, and prosecutions.

    Topics to be covered:
    • Standards of care and how to assess physical and living conditions
    • Common conditions, potential causes, and basic disease information
    • Interviews, warrants, and evidence collection
    • Ongoing care, resources, and case management

    REGISTER: Webinar Registration - Zoom

    Hosted by Oconee Sheriff's Office




    • Tuesday, February 28, 2023
    • Thursday, March 02, 2023
    • Kingston Plantation | Myrtle Beach SC

    Hosted by NCAF and SCACCA, CarolinasUnite will, once again, be held in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina at Kingston Plantation.  Animal welfare professionals from across both states will hear from local, regional and national speakers while learning from peers during networking sessions.

    Please visit www.carolinasunite.org for additional information and to register.  

    • Tuesday, March 21, 2023
    • 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    • 1645 Russell St, Orangeburg, SC 29115

    This FREE training is open to law enforcement, field services, humane investigators, code enforcement, veterinarians, solicitors, and magistrates.

    Approved for continuing education units by the National Animal Control Association

    Approved for 7 hours of continuing education units by SCCJA

    Topics to be covered:

    • Advanced discussion on dogfighting, cockfighting and their link to other violent crime
    • Important terminology, paraphernalia, aspects of a fight
    • Recognizing and documenting key evidence and preparing for prosecution
    • Specialized cases to include: commercial breeders, rituals/sacrifice, horse tripping, horse soring, wildlife cruelty, animal sexual abuse
    • Advanced evidence collection: warrants/reports, photo documentation, internet research, 4th amendment issues

    Date: March 21, 2023

    8:30 am – 4:30 pm (lunch will be provided)

    Location: 1645 Russell St, Orangeburg, SC 29115

    Orangeburg County Conference Center - Ballroom

    REGISTER: Advanced Animal Cruelty and Fighting Investigations (airtable.com)

    Hosted by Orangeburg County Code Enforcement and HSUS




    • Wednesday, March 22, 2023
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • SLED Forensics Lab | 4700 Broad River Rd, Columbia SC

    This FREE training is open to law enforcement, field services, humane investigators, code enforcement, veterinarians, solicitors, and magistrates

    Approved for 7 hours of continuing education units by SCCJA

    Approved for continuing education units by the National Animal Control Association

    Topics to be covered:

    • Advanced discussion on dogfighting and the link to other violent crime
    • Important terminology, paraphernalia, aspects of a fight
    • Recognizing and documenting key evidence and preparing for prosecution

    Date: March 22, 2023

    9 am – 5 pm (one hour lunch break on your own)

    Location: SLED Forensics Lab: 4700 Broad River Rd, Columbia, SC


    REGISTER:  https://airtable.com/shrpGNdLuWd3qd3bG


    Hosted by: SLED and HSUS


    • Friday, April 14, 2023
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • SLED Forensics Lab: 4700 Broad River Rd, Columbia, SC

    This FREE training is open to law enforcement, field services, humane investigators, code enforcement, veterinarians, solicitors, magistrates and crime scene technicians.

    Approved for 7 hours of continuing education units by SCCJA

    Approved for continuing education units by the National Animal Control Association

    Topics to be covered:

    • Crime scene analysis and documentation
    • Evidence recognition - animal vs. human cases
    • Crime scene considerations for different types of cruelty

    Date: April 14, 2023

    9 am – 5 pm (one hour lunch break on your own)

    Location: SLED Forensics Lab: 4700 Broad River Rd, Columbia, SC


    REGISTER: Veterinary Forensics: SLED (airtable.com)


    Hosted by: SLED, HSUS and SCACCA



    • Thursday, April 20, 2023
    • 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Newberry Sheriff’s Office Drill Hall 550 Wilson Road Newberry, SC 29108

    This FREE training is open to law enforcement, field services, humane investigators, code enforcement, veterinarians, solicitors, and magistrates.

    Approved for 6.5 hours of CEUs by the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy

    Approved for continuing education units by the National Animal Control Association

    Topics to be covered:

    • Reviewing South Carolina’s animal crimes statutes

    • Critical evidence collection and documentation

    • Report writing, warrants, affidavits

    • Animal fighting investigations

    • Presenting cases in court

    Date: April 20, 2023

    8:30 am – 4:30 pm (lunch will be provided)

    Location: Newberry Sheriff’s Office Drill Hall

    550 Wilson Road Newberry, SC 29108


    REGISTER: https://airtable.com/shrXdhDsYQb4Qntjk


    Hosted by: Newberry County Sheriff's Office



    • Tuesday, May 02, 2023
    • TBD

    This course covers equine care and husbandry, relevant state and federal laws, investigative techniques, and prosecutions.

    Topics to be covered:
    • Standards of care and how to assess physical and living conditions
    • Common conditions and potential causes
    • Investigating reports, unique considerations
    • Basic handling
    • Preparing for and executing a seizure

    REGISTER: Coming Soon


    Hosted by: Anderson Sheriff's Office



Past events

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 January 25, 2023 | Humane Euthanasia Course - First-Time and Re-Certification - OPTION 2
Tuesday, January 24, 2023 January 24, 2023 | Humane Euthanasia Course - First-Time and Re-Certification - OPTION 1
Friday, November 04, 2022 Humane Euthanasia Course - First-Time and Re-Certification
Wednesday, June 15, 2022 Humane Euthanasia Course - First-Time and Re-Certification - OPTION 2
Tuesday, June 14, 2022 Humane Euthanasia Course - First-Time and Re-Certification - OPTION 1
Tuesday, March 01, 2022 CarolinasUnite 2022
Tuesday, July 20, 2021 Humane Euthanasia FIRST TIME CERTIFICATION Course
Monday, July 19, 2021 Humane Euthanasia FIRST TIME CERTIFICATION Course
Wednesday, May 05, 2021 VIRTUAL - Humane Euthanasia Re-Certification May 5, 2021
Wednesday, January 13, 2021 CANCELLED - Humane Euthanasia January 2021 | GREENVILLE SC
Thursday, November 12, 2020 Humane Euthanasia November 2020 | GREENVILLE SC
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 CANCELLED - Humane Euthanasia October 2020 | CHARLESTON SC
Friday, August 21, 2020 VIRTUAL - Humane Euthanasia Re-Certification
Wednesday, July 15, 2020 VIRTUAL - Humane Euthanasia Re-Certification July 15, 2020
Saturday, March 07, 2020 Learn About Dog Play - using LIMA Principles
Thursday, March 05, 2020 Learn About Dog Play - using LIMA Principles
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 CarolinasUnite Conference
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 Animal Cruelty and Fighting Investigations for Law Enforcement
Wednesday, October 09, 2019 SOLD OUT | Humane Euthanasia 2019 | CHARLESTON SC
Tuesday, May 07, 2019 Midlands Gives
Wednesday, April 03, 2019 Humane Euthanasia 2019 | GREENVILLE SC

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