Joining to Certification

  1. Attend a monthly membership meeting
  2. Attend Orientation
  3. Join WAGS and pay dues
  4. Purchase a WAGS manual
  5. Pre-register for  and attend WAGS 101 and pass written test. You are now able to begin auditing facilities you might want to visit and can assist as a Trained Aid! 
  6. Sign up to help with Evaluations  (It is required).
  7. Complete and mail WAGS Ambassador Evaluation packet including vet exam and rabies certificate.  (This was given to you at WAGS 101).  Mail to Evaluation Scheduler with your check at least 10 days prior to evaluation date.
  8. Take and successfully complete WAGS Ambassador Evaluation
  9. Schedule and successfully complete your mentored visit. You are allowed 3 attempts before you have to retake the evaluation.
  10. Contact the team leader of facility you would like to visit and schedule an audit.
  11. Notify the Facility Coordinator of the location, day, and time of your visit.
  12. Begin visiting!