AKC Pet Disaster Relief Rolls Out Help for Pets in Kent County

Kent County is now equipped with a state-of-the-art AKC Pet Disaster Relief trailer that will be available to dispatch to any disaster scenes that need assistance sheltering pets. AKC Pet Disaster Relief, a national program that is dedicated to keeping pets and their owners safe in the aftermath of natural or civil disasters, joined forces with local American Kennel Club dog clubs and dog lovers to present an emergency trailer to officials from the Kent [...]

2017-06-20T12:16:11+00:00 Categories: Pet Disaster, Relief|

AKC Pet Disaster Relief Rolls Out Help for Pets in Greenville

Greenville County Animal Care is now equipped with a state-of-the-art AKC Pet Disaster Relief trailer that will be available to dispatch to disaster scenes that need assistance sheltering pets. The Greenville Kennel Club and the Palmetto Pembroke Welsh Corgi Club joined forces with AKC Pet Disaster Relief, a national program spearheaded by AKC dog clubs and AKC Reunite, to raise more than $22,000 for the emergency trailer. AKC Pet Disaster Relief trailers help to create [...]

2017-06-20T12:16:11+00:00 Categories: Pet Disaster, Relief|

AKC Pet Disaster Relief Rolls Out Help for Pets in Morris County

Morris County pets will be a little safer now that the Morris County Office of Emergency Management and Community Animal Response Team (CART) have obtained an AKC Pet Disaster Relief trailer, an emergency trailer that helps create a safe, temporary home-base for at least 65 pets immediately after a disaster is declared. AKC Pet Disaster Relief trailers help to create a safe, temporary home-base for at least 65 pets immediately after a disaster is declared. [...]

2017-06-20T12:16:12+00:00 Categories: Pet Disaster, Relief|

AKC Pet Disaster Relief Rolls Out Help for Pets in Caroline County

Caroline County pets will be a little safer now that the Caroline County Department of Emergency Services (CCDES) and Caroline County Humane Society (CCHS) have obtained an AKC Pet Disaster Relief trailer, an emergency trailer that helps create a safe, temporary home-base for at least 65 pets immediately after a disaster is declared. The trailer was unveiled to the public by CCDES, CCHS and the local AKC dog club, Talbot Kennel Club. The purchase of [...]

2017-06-20T12:16:12+00:00 Categories: Pet Disaster, Relief|

AKC Pet Disaster Relief Trailer Gives Humane Society of Southern Arizona a New Way to Help Local Pets

Tucson pets will be a little safer now that the Humane Society of Southern Arizona (HSSAZ) has obtained an AKC Pet Disaster Relief trailer, an emergency trailer that helps create a safe, temporary home-base for at least 65 pets immediately after a disaster is declared. Steve Kozachik, Tucson Ward 6 Council Member, Sharon Bronson, Pima County District 3 Representative and Jan Lesher, Assistant County Administrator will show their support for the new trailer by attending [...]

2017-06-20T12:16:12+00:00 Categories: Pet Disaster, Relief|

Lola and Cooper’s Day on the Town

Reunited in Oklahoma Miniature Schnauzers, Lola and Cooper, escaped from their backyard by squeezing under their chain-link fence. Once Ashley C. from Vinita, Oklahoma realized her beloved dogs were gone, she contacted AKC Reunite to report them missing and activated their upgraded Lost Pet Alert. Pet lovers in the immediate vicinity were emailed the dogs’ information and Ashley also posted the Alert information on Facebook. Through her Lost Pet Alert Facebook post, a friend recognized [...]

2017-06-20T12:16:12+00:00 Categories: Found Pet, Pet Recovery, Reunion|

AKC Pet Disaster Relief Spotlight: Maryland

After the devastation and disaster and confusion from Hurricane Katrina in 2005, Federal Law now mandates any disaster response be initiated at the local level. This means the Law now requires local Emergency Management teams have plans in place to help evacuate and assist its citizens when disaster strikes. Part of that plan requires local Emergency Management help an entire household, including the family pets during an evacuation. This is a tall order for local [...]

2017-06-20T12:16:12+00:00 Categories: Pet Disaster, Relief|