Tuesday, October 24, 2006

Search & Rescue Team Booked for Howl-o-Ween Festival

He are happy to announce that the Middlesex County Sheriff Department Search and Rescue Team will be giving a demo at 2 PM on Sunday. Yahoo! Don't miss it!

AP Photo/M. Spencer Green | Lisa Hochstetler of United Canine, a volunteer search group from Ohio, and her dog, Grisley, search for victims of Hurricane Katrina in East Biloxi, Miss., on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2005.

Members of the Central MA Disaster Animal Response Team will also be on-hand to answer questions about emergency preparedness for pets and animals. Several CMDART members participated in Katrina-related relief last year, as well as many local incidents. They are currently seeking new members to add to the team. Be sure to stop by and say hi to JoAnn.

Members of the CMDART team prepare to give baths to the Otis arrivals who came in September after Katrina. Tyvex suits were used to aid prevention of contamination from affected animals.

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