Certified Animal Euthanasia Technicians

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 14:15
Tangipahoa Parish Governmental Building & Tangipahoa Parish Animal Control

The Louisiana Board of Veterinary Medicine is pleased to announce lhat the certification course for CAETs wi!l be offered on the date below. The location and fees are as follows:

Date: Thursday, August 16, 2018

Place: (Presentation & Written Exam) - Tangipahoa Parish Governmental Building, 15484 Club Deluxe Rd., Hammond, LA  70403

         (Practical Exam) - Tangipahoa Parish Animal Control, 15487 Club Deluxe Rd., Hammond, LA  70403

Fee Total ($205) - Application $25      Course $80       Exam $50       Initial Certificate $50 

DEADLINE to Register is Friday, August 3, 2018 

Participants will be limited to first 30 applicants! 

Note: There must be a minimum of 15 participants to hold the training course. 

The Board-approved training course is offered at various sites in Louisiana at dedicated periodic

intervals during the year. Only persons who have completed this course and passed the examinations can be fully certified as a CAET lo perform euthanasia with sodium pentobarbital and be eligible to obtain controlled substance permits from state and federal agencies in order to purchase and maintain controlled substances. If your animal control facility uses sodium pentobarbital for euthanasia of animals, your employees need to be certified lo perform euthanasia without a licensed veterinarian on the premises.

Please note that the cost of the course is $80. Applicants who wish to complete the certification process and receive full certification must lake and pass the examinations administered following the course. The cost of the examinations is $50. The Board office requires a separate check for each participant.

Applicants for the course must submit: (1) fully completed, signed and notarized application form (do not leave blanks) including a list of the names and addresses of professional individuals for reference who have known the applicant a minimum of one year; (2) a passport size photo attached to application form; (3) payment of applicable fees (application, course, exam, certification); (4) signed release waiver form for background check; (5) a notarized copy of applicant's valid driver's license or a photocopy of applicant's birth certificate; and (6) a photocopy of applicant's high school diploma or GED certificate or official transcript from institution of higher learning.

lt is strongly recommended that applicants for the certification course be familiar with basic CAET procedures before taking the CAET course.

The applications can be found on the Board’s website, www.lsbvm.org under Applications, and may be reproduces if you need to send more than one employee to the course. If you have any questions, please contact the Board Office (225-342-2176).

Each person registering for the course will receive information prior to the course date. The course handbook will be mailed to applicants one week prior to the course.


CAET Application (pdf)