Educating the public about disaster preparedness

volunteer educating public animal rescoue

NVADG volunteers get out to Safety Fairs, workshops, animal events and community venues to talk to Butte County residents about how to be ready to evacuate with your pets.

Want a presentation? We have excellent speakers that are available for your classroom or organization.

Please contact Community Outreach for additional information, and/or to request us to attend your event. Or call us at 895-0000.

Emergency animal shelters during Butte County disasters

Volunteers working with rescued animal

When fire erupts and local residents have to quickly leave their homes, what do they do with their animals?

NVADG, in partnership with Butte County Animal Control, activates to provide emergency shelters for small and large animals. The NVADG volunteers train year-round on best practices for animal handling, feeding, first aid, disinfection procedures and stressed animal care for short-term disaster sheltering.

Animal evacuation, rescue and shelter-in-place in Butte County

Volunteers practicing boat rescues

In disaster situations, when residents can’t move their animals to a safe location, who can?

NVADG volunteers, in partnership with emergency services, team up to evacuate, rescue or shelter-in-place animals at risk. Volunteers train year-round on fireline safety, emergency equipment, radio operations, animal rescue and animal handling to be ready to respond.