Training for new NVADG Volunteers

Saturday and Sunday January 16 & 17, 2021

Think it might be right for you? There is a time commitment to training and response, but boy, is it rewarding!
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Annual Returning Volunteer Refresher Training

Saturday, January 23, 8:30am - 5:00pm
Location: TBD

We saw most of you during the Bear/North Complex West Zone fire! From that incident we’ve fine-tuned some processes and added all-new processes! Join in on this day of refresher training and see our new electronic tracking process, Shelterly. Check out the new Communications Trailer and hear how the year went. It will be great to spend time together without a fire! The annual training fee for 2021 is $50 and covers all standard training.

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October 23 Closing for Emergency Animal Shelters

Since September 9th, Butte County Animal Control and North Valley Animal Disaster Group has sheltered over 590 large and small animals and provided care for over 1000 animals that have been sheltered-in-place that were directly affected by the North Complex Fire.  Now that all evacuations are lifted, operations are transitioning to close. 

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A website for all unclaimed animals rescued from the North Complex Fire is available at This site will be updated often so please check back to view new images.

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  • 1 How to be ready to evacuate with pets
  • 2 Educating the public about disaster preparedness
  • 3 Sheltering animals during a disaster
  • 4 Evacuation of animals during a disaster
  • 5 NVADG Volunteers, Be Prepared
  • 6 Butte County Wildfire Evacuation Maps and Plan
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