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Emergency services present disaster sheltering for companion animals
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Emergency services present disaster sheltering for companion animals

October 15-16, 2011
Central Arkansas SPCA
4 Gail Lane
Conway, AR 72034

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 manmade 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.
Class Times: 9 am – 5 pm
Who should attend:

  1. ·Shelter/Boarding Facility Staff and Volunteers
  2. ·Emergency Managers, Police and Fire Personnel
  3. ·Red Cross and other Human Rescue Workers
  4. ·Animal Control Officers, Animal Trainers and Handlers
  5. ·Veterinarians and Veterinary Technicians

Key Areas of Focus:

  1. ·Identifying viable locations for emergency animal shelters
  2. ·Designing and setting an emergency shelter
  3. ·Animal identification and record keeping
  4. ·Daily routines
  5. ·Safety and security concerns
  6. ·Decontamination
  7. ·Legal issues and liability
  8. ·Disposition of animals

Tuition: $180 Includes two days of lectures, a workbook containing an outline of the course, charts, illustrations, plus a certificate of completion
Don’t miss out on this opportunity!
To Register:
www.americanhumane.org/animals/professional-resources/training/disaster-sheltering.html
Deadline to register is September 30th
For questions call Amy at (303) 925-9467 or
email AEStraining@americanhumane.org

 

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