Saturday March 24, 2018
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM

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SPC Vet Tech Campus 

 12376 Ulmerton Rd.

Largo, FL 33774


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Bud Most, Planning & Volunteer Director 
Florida State Animal Response Coalition 


Awareness Level Small Animal Emergency Sheltering Class March 24, 2018


St.Petersburg College Veterinary Technology Center is hosting the FL-SARC Awareness Level (Level 1) Small Animal Emergency Sheltering Class on Saturday, March 24, 2018 in Largo, FL. 

This Awareness Level (Level 1) class will give you the knowledge you need to work in an emergency animal shelter. This class will give you the expertise and practical experience required 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.

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....

An administration fee of $15 is charged for each registration. Because costs are incurred for each participant who registers, we hope you will honor your commitment to attend. Upon successful completion of the course you will receive one free FL-SARC uniform shirt. Please select your size and pay the $15 fee on the registration page. You may order additional shirts for $15 each. FL-SARC uniform T-shirts will be available for purchase during class for $15 (cash or check made payable to FL-SARC) 

FL-SARC team members must complete the following FEMA course, before being eligible to assist. This course does NOT have to be completed before Awareness class! This course is self-study online and is free of charge:

To be eligible to assist with state or federally declared disasters and to advance to Operations Level (Level 2) Small Animal Emergency Sheltering Class, you must also complete these additional FEMA courses, in addition to IS-100.b. These courses are also self-study online courses and are free of charge:
Join the Florida State Animal Response Coalition team...
With your help, we can be there to provide assistance
for animals before, during and after a disaster.

Click on the link below to register.