Florida State Animal Response Coalition (FL SARC) will hold an 

Awareness Level Small Animal Emergency Sheltering Class


Saturday April 16th, 8 AM to 6 PM

Cat Depot's Education Center

Florida SARC logoWhen disaster strikes, our team of trained volunteers and responders will be there to shelter and protect companion animals. You can join us. This class will give the expertise and practical experience needed to become a professional disaster animal responder.

The Awareness Level Small Animal Emergency Sheltering Class is certified by the Florida Department of Emergency Management, and is required to respond in Florida to help companion animals during a disaster.

The Awareness Level Sheltering class is the foundation required to assist with caring for sheltered animals during a disaster. Course topics include: Course topics include: 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 Diseases, Personal Safety and more.

You must be 18 years or older to take the class. The class itself is free, but there is a team administration fee of $15. Included in the fee is a Florida SARC uniform shirt. 

If you have questions, e-mail training@flsarc.org or call 561-325-9738.

Click here to read the class information flyer.

Click here to register