Utah Department of Agriculture and Food

Animals in Disasters Workshop

WHAT: Fourth Annual Animals in Disasters Workshop.
Super Storm Sandy responders and veterinarians will share their experiences and offer tips on how to care for animals during an emergency. Utah police and fire agencies along with veterinarians, animal control officers, and the general public will hear how they can best care for dogs, cats and farm animals during an emergency.

WHEN: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Tu. & Wed., March 26 – 27, 2013.

WHERE: Provo, Utah Marriott Hotel (Aspen Room)
101 West 100 North, Provo, UT 84601, (801) 377-4700

WHY: First responders involved in last October's Hurricane Sandy on the East coast faced challenges when working with pets and people. Utah responders and the public will hear what worked and didn't work when it comes to caring for animals and people.

WHO: David Chico, New York Animal Response Organization
Brennen Ulrich, FEMA and Animal Disaster Response
Dick Green, ASPCA Disaster Coordinator – Hurricane Sandy
Utah Lt. Gov. Greg Bell
State of Utah Veterinarian, Dr. Bruce King

This is the 4th annual Animals in Disasters Workshop. It is sponsored by:
Utah Emergency Animal Response Coalition
Utah Division of Homeland Security
Utah Department of Agriculture and Food