Emergency Rescue Techniques

Article

AVC to Offers Large Animal Emergency Rescue Course

May 13, 2012

Atlantic Veterinary College's Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue course will take place July 5-7.... Read More

Article

Large Animal Rescue Training at NC State, April 20-22

April 14, 2012

Veterinarians, emergency responders, and general horse caretakers are encouraged to attend.... Read More

Article

KHC Puts U.S. Equine Disaster Relief Funds to Work

April 13, 2012

U.S. Equine Disaster Relief Funds provided feed, hay, fencing, and veterinary supplies to equestrians in need.... Read More

Article

Kentucky Large-Animal Rescue Training Session Scheduled

February 09, 2012

Scheduled for March 30–April 1, the TLAER Training is open to EKU students and the general public.... Read More

Article

LSU Veterinary School Helps Care for Rescued Horses

January 23, 2012

The LSU veterinary school helped provide medical care for dozens of allegedly maltreated horses.... Read More

Article

Large-Animal Rescue Training Scheduled at EKU

December 07, 2011

The training is scheduled for March 30-Apr. 1, 2012 and will take place in Richmond, Ky.... Read More

Article

NJDA Seeks Large Animal Facilities for Emergency Shelters

September 26, 2011

The NJDA seeking to ensure there are enough facilities available to accommodate large animals in emergencies.... Read More

Article

Search Continues for New York Thoroughbreds Lost in Flood

September 16, 2011

The horses' owner hopes aggressive ground searches will help locate the horses displaced in Hurricane Irene.... Read More

Article

TAHC Responds to Raging Wildfires Across Texas

September 12, 2011

The wildfires across the state of Texas have necessitated assistance from the Texas Animal Heath Commission.... Read More

Article

Wildfires: When Evacuation is Not an Option

September 08, 2011

Tips for horse owners caught in the lines of wildfires when evacuation is not an option.... Read More

Article

Too Soon to Assess Wildfire-Related Equine Injuries

September 08, 2011

While firefighters continue their efforts to contain wildfires burning in Texas, a veterinarian located ... Read More

Article

Texas Wildfires: Too Soon to Know How Many Horses Evacuated

September 06, 2011

Members of Texas' equine community are working together to help horses threatened by raging wildfires.... Read More

Article

IAWTI Courses Help Responders Handle Livestock Emergencies

August 31, 2011

Two training session at UC Davis trained first responders in the safest ways to handle livestock emergencies.... Read More

Article

AAEP Helps Practitioners, Horse Owners Prepare for Hurricane

August 26, 2011

The AAEP alerts owners and veterinarians to take precautionary steps for equine safety this hurricane season.... Read More

Article

TLAER to Host Training at MSU

August 21, 2011

TLAER is hosting a large animal emergency rescue awareness course at Mississippi State University, Oct. 22-23.... Read More

Article

Miami Animal Import Center Holds Large Animal Rescue Meeting

August 14, 2011

The Miami Animal Import Center played host to a recent meeting that reviewed equine airplane rescue protocol.... Read More

Article

Commentary: Disaster Preparedness: The Time is Now

July 10, 2011

It is time for equine veterinarians, owners, and stakeholders to become effectively engaged in preventing... Read More

Article

Report: Equine Panic, Equipment Flaw Caused UF Horse Death

June 28, 2011

A University of Florida (UF) Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) review team has credited an ... Read More

Article

Tornado at Churchill Downs: 'Miracle No One Was Hurt'

June 23, 2011

No horses or humans were injured when a tornado ripped through several barns at Churchill Downs on June 22.... Read More

Article

Plan Now for Natural Disasters

June 18, 2011

Planning ahead for natural disasters can increase your horse's chance for surviving the storm. ... Read More

Article

Tips for Surviving a Barn Fire

June 14, 2011

Horse owners are frequently informed about how to reduce fire risks, but knowing how to react if a fire does ... Read More

Article

UF Horse Death Spawns Rescue Training Review

May 09, 2011

The University of Florida's (UF) Large Animal Technical Rescue Team training protocols are under review after a horse drowned during a water rescue training exercise last month. The UF Large Animal Technical Rescue Team was created three years ago ... Read More

Article

LSU Veterinary School and LSART to Host Large Animal Rescue Boot Camp

May 06, 2011

The Louisiana State University (LSU) School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM) and the Louisiana State Animal Response Team (LSART) are holding training activities this spring that include an introductory course for veterinary students and a more intensive... Read More

Article

Still Little Information on Southern Tornadoes' Impact on Area Equines

April 29, 2011

More than 24 hours after the tornado outbreak touched the South, there was still little news about the twisters' impact on horses residing in the affected areas. ... Read More

Article

LSU Receives Donation in Support of Disaster Management

February 04, 2011

The Louisiana State University (LSU) School of Veterinary Medicine has received a grant from the American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF) for $20,000 in support of a State/Regional Disaster Management Training Program. The $20,000 from the AVMF ... Read More