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 […]
Director of Rescue and Response
HSUS Animal Cruelty, Rescue and Response Team
Meet Sára Varsa at the 2015 Kansas Animal Preparedness Conference. She will be presenting sessions, sharing her experiences and offering great pet disaster response and preparedness tips! Read her story, one of her many motivations for the job she does!
In August of 2010, the HSUS was asked to assist in Montana with the humane removal and care of about 95 dogs from a relatively remote property. We knew little about the situation except our expertise was needed as there were no resources in the county for humane rescue and care. The deputy was compassionate and concerned for not only the animals, but also the owner. I remember driving on scene through a picturesque field of sunflowers after traversing a long dirt lane. Nothing could have prepared me, however, for the reality of the life of “Jack” and his pack. […]