1804, 2017

ASPCA Grant Awarded 2017

By |April 18th, 2017|Featured|0 Comments

Midwestern States Receive $85,000 from ASPCA to Help Animals During Disasters
 

The Kansas State Animal Response team received $11,500 toward the purchase of a CAMET for the South East Regional Animal Response Team.  Tami Johnson, the SE regional team liaison, put in the time and effort to research, write and submit the grant.  Tami worked with […]

1602, 2017

Train Today Respond Tomorrow – FULL

By |February 16th, 2017|Featured|Comments Off on Train Today Respond Tomorrow – FULL

registration is closed
Thank you to the 150+ people who have signed up to attend the Train Today Respond Tomorrow workshops being offered in four locations this spring.  The response is overwhelming and the possibility of offering a few additional fall workshops is being evaluated.

2801, 2017

2016 Christen Skaer Leadership Award Recepient

By |January 28th, 2017|Featured|Comments Off on 2016 Christen Skaer Leadership Award Recepient

Congratulations Jennifer Burns, the 2016 recipient of the Christen Skaer Leadership Award recognizing outstanding leadership in animal response team volunteers! Thank you to all the animal response team volunteers!  Read more about Jennifer…

 

1012, 2016

Operation Holiday 2016

By |December 10th, 2016|Featured, News, Other Animal Stories, SCART|Comments Off on Operation Holiday 2016

Again this year, the Sedgwick County Animal Response Team is partnering with Inter-Faith Ministries and Skaer Veterinary Clinic to provide pet food to those in need this holiday season! Last year, we supplied over 1,500 bags of pet food and expect the need to be greater this year!   Monetary donations are being requested so […]

610, 2016

KS SART & KDEM

By |October 6th, 2016|2016KARE, Featured, News|Comments Off on KS SART & KDEM

The State Animal Response Team Coalition of Kansas was featured in the October KDEM planning and mitigation branch newsletter, “Planning Points” under the resource highlight section.

The State Animal Response Team Coalition of Kansas is emergency management’s resource for pets in a disaster in Kansas! This trained coalition of volunteers is prepared to provide temporary shelter […]

2208, 2016

Registration Opens for 2016 KARE

By |August 22nd, 2016|2016KARE, Featured|Comments Off on Registration Opens for 2016 KARE

Registration is OPEN!
“Functional exercises not only test response capabilities, but also personal skill-sets and organizational functions” – Eric Thompson, Code 3 Associates

Wow!  What amazing enthusiasm from volunteers excited about signing up for the 2016 Kansas Animal Response Exercise.  At 8am this morning phones began ringing, text messages popping up and emails coming in!  Don’t tell this more […]

1707, 2016

July Update – 2016 KARE

By |July 17th, 2016|Featured, News|1 Comment

An Invitation to the 2016 Kansas Animal Response Exercise
Are you an animal response team volunteer or perhaps interested in becoming an animal response team volunteer ?  Are you a member of a VOAD interested in getting involved in this event?  Are you a veterinarian or a vet technician with the desire to help animals affected by […]

101, 2016

2016 ASPCA Midwestern Resiliency Grant Awards

By |January 1st, 2016|Featured, News|Comments Off on 2016 ASPCA Midwestern Resiliency Grant Awards

The Kansas State Animal Response Team is pleased to accept two grants from the ASPCA Midwestern Resiliency Grant Program again in 2016.   The first project the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) has provided funding for is the 2016 Kansas Animal Response Exercise scheduled for October 2016 at Crisis City.  This will […]

101, 2016

2015 ASPCA Midwestern Resiliency Grant Awards

By |January 1st, 2016|Featured, News|Comments Off on 2015 ASPCA Midwestern Resiliency Grant Awards

Several animal response teams in Kansas were awarded grant funding through the ASPCA in 2015.  These grants encourage animal disaster preparedness and response development in five midwestern states, including Kansas.  Awards in Kansas included funding for response equipment, funding to continue the state Unit Coordinator role and funding to host the annual state training conference, […]

412, 2014

Caring for Jack

By |December 4th, 2014|Animal Response Stories, Featured, News|Comments Off on Caring for Jack

Any rescue of a living creature is difficult, but a pet rescue is extra tough. For starters pets might not be listed as missing. Next, pets often run from their home area during or after the storm. Then, some pets are so small they can get wedged into the smallest of places. Such was the […]