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PACCC, PACCC-CPACP, PACCC-CPACM, PACCC-CPACO

Professional Animal Care Certification Council (PACCC)

Examination(s)
Certified Professional Animal Care Provider Examination (CPACP) 
Certified Professional Animal Care Manager Examination (CPACM) 
Certified Professional Animal Care Operator Examination (CPACO) 
PACCC Website
http://paccert.org/
Certified Professional Animal Care Provider Examination
Application Deadline
Examination Date  
2/3/2017 2/11/2017 - 2/25/2017
5/1/2017 6/10/2017 - 6/24/2017
9/15/2017 10/14/2017 - 10/28/2017
Eligibility
To sit for the Certified Professional Animal Care Provider Examination, the following requirements must be met:
  1. Time/Experience working in animal care with a minimum of 90 days (500 hours) of hands on experience.
  2. Attestation Statement Form including two (2) letters of reference:
    1. In a Facility:
      1. One (1) from Management, and
      2. One (1) from previous employer or client.
    2. Solo Provider (ie. Pet Sitter, Dog Walker, Trainer)
      1. One (1) from industry professional (ie. Veterinarian), and
      2. One (1) from a client.
Applicants will be randomly audited and verified.
Fee(s)
Member $350
Regional Testing Center(s)
It will be offered at PSI testing centers. Click here to search for the site nearest you.

NOTE: You will not be able to select a testing center on the PSI site prior to receiving confirmation that you are registered for a certification exam.
Handbook and Application Request

Certified Professional Animal Care Provider Examination

NEW: ONLINE APPLICATION AND PAYMENT

Now you can submit your online application for Certified Professional Animal Care Provider Examination and pay with a Credit Card.

Please make sure you have read the Handbook for Candidates and have all the required information ready before starting the online application. 

Proceed to the PTC Online Applications System: 
ONLINE APPLICATION

For any questions related to the online application, please contact eforms@ptcny.com

Click here to Download the Handbook

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Certified Professional Animal Care Manager Examination
Application Deadline
Examination Date  
5/1/2017 6/10/2017 - 6/24/2017
9/15/2017 10/14/2017 - 10/28/2017
Eligibility
To sit for the Certified Professional Animal Care Manager Examination, the following requirements must be met:
  1. Education: High school diploma or the equivalent.
  2. Time/Experience working in animal care for a minimum of two years or 4,000 hours.
  3. Two (2) Letters of Reference:
    1. In a Facility:
      1. One (1) from Management, and
      2. One (1) from previous employer or client.
    2. Solo Provider (ie. Pet Sitter, Dog Walker, Trainer)
      1. One (1) from industry professional (ie. Veterinarian), and
      2. One (1) from a client.
Applicants will be randomly audited and verified.
Fee(s)
Member N/A
Regional Testing Center(s)
It will be offered at PSI testing centers. Click here to search for the site nearest you.

NOTE: You will not be able to select a testing center on the PSI site prior to receiving confirmation that you are registered for a certification exam.
Handbook and Application Request

Certified Professional Animal Care Manager Examination

NEW: ONLINE APPLICATION AND PAYMENT

Now you can submit your online application for Certified Professional Animal Care Manager Examination and pay with a Credit Card.

Please make sure you have read the Handbook for Candidates and have all the required information ready before starting the online application. 

Proceed to the PTC Online Applications System: 
ONLINE APPLICATION AVAILABLE SOON.

For any questions related to the online application, please contact eforms@ptcny.com

AVAILABLE SOON

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Certified Professional Animal Care Operator Examination
Application Deadline
Examination Date  
TBA Launching Fall 2017
Eligibility
To sit for the Certified Professional Animal Care Operator Examination, the following requirements must be met:
  1. Education - Candidates must have a high school diploma or the equivalent.
  2. Time/Experience working in the animal care industry a minimum of 5 years with at least one year in the operator position.
  3. Membership in a pet association or organization.
  4. Ongoing community service
    1. One pet organization
    2. One non-pet/community organization
  5. Three (3) Letters of Reference:
    1. One (1) from a professional in the industry i.e., a fellow business owner, a veterinarian, etc.
    2. One (1) professional reference i.e., banker, attorney, CPA, chamber of commerce, community organization, teacher, church, etc. (excluding family or friends).
    3. One (1) from a client.
Applicants will be randomly audited and verified.
Fee(s)
Member N/A
Regional Testing Center(s)
It will be offered at PSI testing centers. Click here to search for the site nearest you.

NOTE: You will not be able to select a testing center on the PSI site prior to receiving confirmation that you are registered for a certification exam.
Handbook and Application Request

Certified Professional Animal Care Operator Examination

NEW: ONLINE APPLICATION AND PAYMENT

Now you can submit your online application for Certified Professional Animal Care Operator Examination and pay with a Credit Card.

Please make sure you have read the Handbook for Candidates and have all the required information ready before starting the online application. 

Proceed to the PTC Online Applications System: 
ONLINE APPLICATION AVAILABLE SOON.

For any questions related to the online application, please contact eforms@ptcny.com

AVAILABLE SOON

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