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Report: Animals after Disasters Conference

Rebecca gives an update from a recent conference and reviews the history of large-animal disaster planning and organizations....

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Animal Welfare In Transport: Contingency Planning

This is my report from the Animal Transportation Association sponsored webinar held in July....

Personal Disaster Preparedness, Part 1

Is your family ready in case of disaster? Take this quiz to find out....

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NFPA appointments of Animal Professionals to Committees

These appointments provide a real step forward and an opportunity to professionals outside of the fire service to bring their experience, network of colleagues, veterinary oversight, and technical expertise to improve the standard response to animal technical rescue scenarios....

Top 3 Mistakes Veterinarians Make During Equine Emergencies

As part of the rescue team, veterinarians play an important role in securing and saving a horse in danger, but missteps can and do happen. Our expert offers three mistakes to avoid....

New Year Resolutions--Prepare for Trailer and Roadside Emergencies

Large animal rescue expert Rebecca Gimenez discusses ways to stock your trailer with the tools needed to keep you and your horses safe during a roadside emergency....

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The Horse 911: What's Your Emergency? describes real-life equine emergencies and rescues, along with lessons on how to avoid such situations when possible and how to effectively save the horses and humans involved.