About the APAW EXPO

International Virtual Conference 2022


You won't find a better value than the 2022 Animal Protection And Wellness Expo, which virtually brings together experts and colleagues for an unparalleled opportunity to brush up on the basics, dive deeper into established practices and learn about the latest cutting-edge programs.

The Animal Protection And Wellness Expo

International Virtual Conference 2022 offers:

Growing for the past 23 years, the Animal Protection And Wellness (APAW) Expo  - International Virtual Conference 2022, has been successfully uniting a vast cross section of animal law professionals and animal welfare advocates together and showing the importance of each of our roles in protecting animals as well as humans.

THE VALUE OF APAW EXPO - A Virtual Conference:

  • More than 30 Dynamic Speakers who are leaders in the animal welfare, law and wellness fields

  • Additional Bonus Classes for you to watch at a later time

  • A virtual exhibit hall providing one-stop shopping for the latest products, services and organizations

  • Online access to speaker handouts after the conference

  • Continuing education opportunities

  • Raffles each day to win great prizes.

  • On demand access to all content and exhibit booths until June 30, 2022

This is an exclusive opportunity to learn from the experts not only the basics, but also progressive programs. Attendees are invited to do the following:

  • Check out our virtual Expo exhibit hall

  • Receive continuing education credits

  • Network and make important connections 

You will have the opportunity to interact with lawyers, prosecutors, judges, animal welfare organizations, veterinarians, vet techs, animal shelter and rescue/foster professionals, violence interceptors, domestic violence and child advocates, victim’s specialist, lawmakers, regulatory agencies inspectors, volunteers, community organizers, and many more. 


Each person is a like-minded individual with similar goals and who are willing to share strategies and exchange ideas. It is about working together to enhance our roles. 



The APAW Expo - Virtual Conference is THE place to connect with professionals and animal advocates to share ideas about how we can stop animal crimes and save more lives. Volunteers are vital to animal welfare and we want to see you here too.

This conference and expo is the perfect event for the following:

• Prosecutors, Civil Attorneys, Judges & Lawmakers

• Law Enforcement Officers

• Animal Control Officers, Department of Agriculture & Other Regulatory Inspectors

• Veterinarians, Vet Techs

• Equine Specialists

• Shelter and Rescue/Foster Professionals

• Animal Behaviorists and Training Professionals

• Pet Industry Leaders

• Public Safety Professionals, Teachers, Realtors and Social Workers

• Domestic Violence, Child/Elder Protection, Violence Interceptors and Animal Welfare Advocates


Opportunities to earn continuing education credits and a course completion certification to add to your resume are available to:

  • CLE Hours for Attorneys.2Georgia Bar rules require each attorney wishing to receive CLE credit must pay $4.00 per course that you attend. This fee is passed on directly to the GA Bar and is separate from our registration fee. Since  each course will be recorded and available to watch at your leisure until January 1st, 2021 we will send you an email with a confirmation of attendance form on Jan. 2, 2020. Once you submit your confirmation online,  you will billed for CLEs credits. Once payment is received in our system, we will submit your confirmation of attendance along with payment to the GA Bar and that will concluded your CLE hours.

  • LEAP for legal education veterinarians, requested (Vets/Vet Techs) 

  • CEU for Veterinary General Courses, requested (Vets/Vet Techs) 

  • POST Hours for Law Enforcement Officers  
    IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR POST CREDIT -  If you want to receive POST credit per course, the GA POST requires a processing fee of $10 for each course.  This $10 fee must be paid in advance for each course offered, and the fee must be made out to GA POST Council in a check or money order.  It is non-refundable.  The address is: GA POST Council, PO Box 349, Clarkdale, GA 30111

  • NACA Hours (National Animal Control Association) for Animal Control PENDING

  • CEU's IAABC Credit Hours for animal trainers/behaviorists 

  • Certificate of Course Completion (All attendees will receive via email)