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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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Resolve to Prepare in 2014

The "Year of the Horse" is officially upon us. Now is the perfect time to resolve to finally get disaster planning in place....

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Animal Welfare In Transport: Contingency Planning

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

SAVMA 2013 Wet Lab Features Mock Disaster Drill with Animals

During the 2013 Student American Veterinary Medical Association convention, students participated in a mock disaster drill with animals....

University of Florida VETS Team: Disaster Response

In my travels around the country, I meet the most fascinating people. I'd like to introduce you to them as well....

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Disaster Preparedness and Planning: Part 2

Now that you have your human emergency plan in place, Rebecca turns to the critters. Whether you board or keep horses at home, learn about creating an equine evacuation plan....

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Personal Disaster Preparedness, Part 1

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

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Wildfires--Shelter in Place Planning

If the horses and other animals cannot be evacuated in the case of wildfires, the facility should have a shelter-in-place plan for them. ...

Wildfires--Evacuation Planning

It's been predicted that wildfires in the West will be worse than ever this year. Prepare your farm and family now with evacuation planning....

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When Tornadoes Happen to Horses

Our animal emergency expert updates you on horse-related news in the wake of recent storms in the Midwest and South and offers tips on protecting your animals during a tornado....

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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.