Disaster Sheltering for Companion Animals Training

Animal Response Volunteers Eligible to Attend Free Training.

Where:  Law Enforcement Training Academy
              502 2nd Street, Alamosa, CO 81101

What:  Disaster Sheltering for Companion Animals is designed to help communities of any size actively and formally prepare for disasters affecting both animals and humans. Natural or man made disasters can strike at any time, and depending on their scope and severity, the local community needs to be equipped to handle the resulting influx of dogs, cats and other small companion animals.

When:  December 10-11, 2011

Time:  9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

Key Areas of Focus:
  • Identifying viable locations for emergency animal shelters
  • Designing and setting an emergency shelter
  • Animal identification and record keeping
  • Daily routines
  • Safety and security concerns
  • Decontamination
  • Legal issues and liability
  • Disposition of animals 

Who should attend this training?
  • CART and CERT
  • CSU Extension
  • Zoos and Wildlife agencies
  • Public Heath
  • Concerned individuals and volunteers
  • Animal Shelters and Animal Rescue Groups
  • Fairgrounds
  • Kennels and Pet Groups
  • Livestock associations and livestock producers
  • Veterinarians, veterinary technicians and staff members
Don’t miss out on this opportunity!  Space is limited.  Deadline to register is November 22, 2011.

To Register contact Adeline Lee at adelinelee@cvmf.org or 719-480-5676.
For more information click here.