The State of South Carolina requires that all personnel associated with animal shelters, animal welfare agencies or wildlife agencies who perform euthanasia be certified before performing this duty. The State also requires that once certified, individuals must take a re-certification course every five (5) years.
To train and certify personnel in the various euthsasia techniques; to instruct personnel in the physiology of euthanasia; to promote the concepts of compassion and humaneness in euthanasia for shelter animals; to learn how to recognize and deal with your personal euthanasia related stress; to increase professionalism within the animal welfare field; and to provide a valid certification program as required by SC State Law for euthanasia technicians.
Next class - April 5th & 6th, 2017
Class will be held at the Charleston Animal Society shelter. Registration flyers will be coming out soon.