• “Certification Pet Parents Can Trust”


To ensure PACCC certificants are up-to-date on the latest developments in the professional animal care services industry; management and understanding of quality of care; and/or the professional operations of pet care services, PACCC requires regular recertification. The following recertification requirements have been established to ensure current and relevant knowledge and skills.

Recertification Requirements:

  • Continuing Education Units (CEUs) every 3 years
    • CPACP – 20 hours
    • CPACM – 30 hours
    • CPACO – 36 hours
  • Submission of completed Application for Recertification (available online via link provided below) which also includes submitting:
      • Recertification fee
        • CPACP – $200
        • CPACM – $250
        • CPACO – $300
  • Submission of PACCC CEU Tracking and Submission Form


  1. Read the Recertification Handbook before applying for recertification
    PDF available for download here.
  2. Complete the Application for Recertification by clicking here.
  3. Submit your completed CEU Tracking and Submission Form along with your application (Note: if you have your CEUs tracked in the PACCC Portal, download and attach that list IN ADDITION to the Submission form)
  4. Provide the appropriate payment information with your application

Note: Contact [email protected] if you have questions about CEUs or other recertification policies.