Please join the experienced Animal Rescue Corps team for two days of practical training and information on the structure of emergency response and the invaluable knowledge and skills necessary to aid animals in natural disasters, large-scale cruelty cases and many other situations.


BARC Level 1

Learn the structure and processes of large-scale animal rescue and skills to help animals in many situations.

Topics include:  basic animal body language and handling, identifying veterinary emergencies, basic triage, evidence intake, emergency sheltering, and more.


BARC Level 2:  

ARC's advanced level course, which expands on the BARC 1 curriculum and covers new rescue topics and skills. 

Completion of BARC Level 1 is a prerequisite for this course.

 Topics include:  anti-cruelty laws, investigations, advanced handling, behavior assessments, animal portrait photography, and more.



BARC Level 1:  9 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 11th, 2017

BARC Level 2:  9 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 12th, 2017

The courses begin promptly at 9 a.m. so please arrive by 8:30 to sign-in and take your seat.

Where:  The Great Hall and Conference Center

1900 South Germantown, Rd.

Germantown, TN  38138

How much:

  1. $125 for either course, early registration through March 8th.
  2. $220 if registering for both courses, through March 8th.
  3. $150 at the door, if space is available.

Seats are limited, so please register early.

 Lunch:  Vegan lunch and refreshments will be provided.