Resources to help your community prepare and provide assistance during a disaster.
Saving Pets, Saving People: A video documentary: Residents of two Colorado counties who participated in the development of their communities’ animal disaster response plan explain why its important and how to get started.
Toolkit: Creating a Community Animal Disaster Plan: A step by step guide to building an animal disaster plan and developing the necessary response capacity for your community.
- Step 1 – Understand the Emergency Response System
- Step 2 – Form a Collaborative Community Planning Team
- Step 3 – Understand the Risks & Hazards in Your Community
- Step 4 – Determine Your Community Needs
- Step 5 – How to Build a Cart
- Step 6 – Write, Review, Formalize: A Plan and Annex
- Step 7 – Make your Plan Work
Animal Sheltering Webinars
- Disaster Animal Sheltering: Site Selection Webinar – 1:48:21
- Disaster Animal Sheltering: Shelter Setup Webinar – 1:37:51
- Disaster Animal Sheltering: Small Animal Standard Operation Procedures (SOPs) – 1:46:48
- Disaster Animal Sheltering: Large Animal Standard Operation Procedures (SOPs) – 1:35:50