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 11-26326: Small Animal Emergency Sheltering Class: Awareness Level 5/18/2013 8:30 AM

Date:              Saturday, May 18, 2013

Time:             8:30am to 6:00pm

Location:      Broward County EOC

                        201 NW 84th Avenue, Rm 332B

                        Plantation, FL.  33324


Course Description:

This course/workshop will provide instruction into:

·         Personal Preparedness,

·         Overview of the Incident Command System,

·         Deployment Preparedness,

·         Assisting in Shelter Set Up,

·         Daily Care and Feeding,

·         Proper Cage Cleaning and Disinfection,

·         Animal Behavior,

·         Stress Management,

·         Zoonotic Disease,

·         Personal Safety, and more.



Non required but it is recommended that if possible, students have ICS knowledge.

(Recommended) IS-100, IS-200, and IS-700

Student should bring paper and writing instruments


Target Audience: 

The course is designed for participants whose duties or interests may require them to become involved with the care and protection of shelter animals whether during normal days or during emergencies. Course participants who would benefit from this training include:

·         Emergency Management Agencies,

·         Training and Exercise Coordinators;

·         Non-government organizations;

·         Key department heads,

·         Private sector;

·         Governmental administration staff.



Register on Florida State Animal Response Coalition (FLSARC) website: (


Point of Contact:

Facility Contact:

Richard Allen,

Broward County Training Coordinator

Broward County Emergency Management Division


Course Contact:

Consie von Gontard

Florida State Animal Response Coalition (FSARC)


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