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Nassau County Implements New Co-Sheltering Program with Pets, Offers Pet Safe Disaster Planning Info

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With The tropical storm season starting soon, the Nassau County SPCA with its Pet Safe program so happy to see that pets and their families will no longer be housed in separate locations.

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Nassau County, NY - May 21, 2015 - With The tropical storm season starting soon, the Nassau County SPCA with its Pet Safe program so happy to see that pets and their families will no longer be housed in separate locations, as Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced that Nassau County has implemented a new co-sheltering program, which allows residents and their pets to be housed in the same facility with the County Animal Response Team (CART). Previously, pets were sheltered in separate locations. Under the co-sheltering program, owners will be housed in a separate portion of the building at Nassau Community College but provided easy and controlled access to their pets. Owners will be issued identification bracelets linking them to their pets. Volunteers will operate the shelter, but less oversight will be necessary since owners are allowed to feed, exercise and interact with pets. Additional emergency pet shelter training will be provided to volunteers and non-profit organizations that wish to participate in the program. Individuals seeking CART training may contact OEM at (516) 573-0636.

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