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Kentucky Euthanasia By Injection Workshop

  • 30 Oct 2023
  • 8:00 AM (EDT)
  • 31 Oct 2023
  • 5:00 PM (EDT)
  • Lexington Humane Society


  • Employee of Licensed Animal Control Agency or Animal Shelter of Kentucky
  • Registrant works for animal control agency or animal shelter outside the State of Kentucky

The Illinois Animal Welfare Federation presents Euthanasia by Injection training for animal shelter and animal control workers. This workshop meets the training requirements for the Animal Euthanasia Specialist license in the State of Kentucky  It is also approved training in Illinois, Ohio, Tennessee and Wisconsin.  Registration is limited to those employed by state-licensed agencies.  First preference will be given to Kentucky applicants.

Euthanasia means a humane and stress-free end of life for the animals in shelter care.  The IAWF intends to provide those workers who must euthanize the proper training in a supportive and compassionate environment to attain that desired result. 

In this workshop, you’ll learn about anesthetics and legend drugs, anatomy, proper restraint, injection techniques, equipment, worker safety, legal requirements  and verification of death.   Instruction will be through lecture, discussion, videos, and hands-on lab work.  You’ll watch and perform animal euthanasia. 

Tuition is $200; $300 if outside of Kentucky.  Your tuition covers a meal both days and 16 hours of professional classroom and hands-on training.   You also receive a comprehensive workbook, materials, and, upon passing the workshop exam, a certificate verifying you successfully completed this training.


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