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The Pennsylvania State Animal Response Team is modeled after a similar effort undertaken in North Carolina. It was founded after Hurricane Floyd, during which more than 3 million domestic and farm animals were lost. Many could have been saved by a coordinated emergency response plan.

SART is based on the principals of the Incident Command System developed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and involves a coordinated effort of government, corporate and animal organizations.

Our structure is organized on the grassroots level with County Animal Response Teams (CART). CARTs include local professionals, community leaders and concerned citizens. To find out more about the CART in your area, go to "County Information".

If you are interested in learning more about Pennsylvania's SART, making a donation, or are interested in donating the use of equipment for use in an emergency, e-mail us for more information.

Please click any of the links below for additional information on that topic:


PASART Board of Directors List Effective 01-01-15.pdf

Meeting Minutes of the Board of Directors

PA SART Brochure


By Laws

Orientation Presentation

Cats and Dogs Patch  
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