Pikes Peak Area Human Society Responds To Animal Call For Help
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo .– Four volunteers and a staff member from the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region Community Animal Response Team were deployed to Tennessee after the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals asked for help.
The crew will assist with disaster relief efforts and provide proper care to homeless dogs and cats displaced by Hurricane Ida.
“It is very important to us that we can help provide care for homeless dogs and cats displaced by Hurricane Ida,” said Duane Adams, President and CEO of HSPPR. “We are very grateful for all the help and support we have received in caring for animals displaced by natural disasters in Colorado history, so of course we did not hesitate when the appeal for help came on this occasion. “
CART is an all-volunteer team dedicated to the safety and welfare of pets and livestock that require evacuation and / or shelter during emergencies. Members are trained and certified to perform rescue, evacuation and sheltering of animals (pets and livestock) in emergencies and disasters.
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Pikes Peak Humanitarian Society is the largest nonprofit animal shelter in southern Colorado. Serving nearly 24,000 animals per year, HSPPR offers adoption options, animal cruelty investigations, subsidized spay / neuter, a Wildcat Trap-Sterilization-Return program and other important services. Its Bite Blotter is used to track the amount, severity, types of victims, and locations of pet bites to create a safer and more informed community. Rated four stars by Charity Navigator, HSPPR is an independent, local nonprofit that relies on community donations to fund its many humanitarian programs. For more information, visit.