509, 2018

Co-Located Sheltering in Manhattan

By |September 5th, 2018|Animal Response Stories, Featured, News|1 Comment

Shelter Opens for Pets and People in Manhattan Kansas
The North East Animal Response Team and the Red Cross partnered to shelter pets and their families in one co-located shelter in Manhattan, Kansas during flooding this September.

Mary Prewitt with the Kansas State Animal Response team said this decision was long overdue.

“People will cross police lines. They […]

3008, 2017

Hurricane Harvey Update

By |August 30th, 2017|Animal Response Stories, Featured, News|Comments Off on Hurricane Harvey Update

Photo- Doug Gross (Patch Staff)
Updated August 29, 2017 11:51 am 
Update 08/30/2017
KS SART is closely watching the animal response situation in Texas following Hurricane Harvey and is ready to offer assistance IF REQUESTED!    Of utmost importance is that NO ONE SELF-DEPLOY!
The nature of disasters is “hurry up and wait”.  Texas is skilled at dealing with disasters […]

2908, 2017

Hurricane Harvey

By |August 29th, 2017|Animal Response Stories, Featured, News|Comments Off on Hurricane Harvey

Photo: Tiele Dockens
Trained Kansas Animal Response volunteers have been notified and given the opportunity to respond under one of our national animal response partners as animal sheltering volunteers.  Some Kansas animal response volunteers are also involved in the hurricane response through remote liaison and resource coordination efforts to support a partner response agency out of […]

2709, 2016

Grant Received 09/25/2016

By |September 27th, 2016|Animal Response Stories, News, SCART|Comments Off on Grant Received 09/25/2016

WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) – Sept 25, 2016

“Pet safety is human safety,” said Jeannette Livingston, Sedgwick County Animal Response Team Board Chair. “Folks will not evacuate or folks will go back before it’s safe to save their pets.”  Read more…

412, 2014

Volunteers Housing Pets

By |December 4th, 2014|Animal Response Stories|Comments Off on Volunteers Housing Pets

Nadine Conner did something heroic early Sunday morning.

She braved flooded streets in south Wichita and opened her shop at 1:30 a.m. to allow pets rescued in the storm’s aftermath to have a place to stay.
Read more here.

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 […]