Course Offering

Missouri Disaster Animal Sheltering & Handling (MO-DASH)
Start Date:05/03/2017
End Date:05/04/2017
Facility:Humane Society of Missouri (HSMO)
Sponsor(s):Missouri State Emergency Management Agency
Description:This fun & informative two-day course will prepare the responder for dealing with animals affected by disaster. Responders will come away from the course with the knowledge of how to set up an emergency animal shelter & assist in its daily operations, how ICS is used in emergency animal sheltering, dealing with the media & legal issues, as well as how to personally prepare for a deployment. Responders will also learn the basics of animal handling and how to identify certain animal behaviors. A mock disaster setup will apply the covered topics to real-life disaster situations.