Pet Sheltering Training


Online Training

Pet-Friendly Sheltering Online Training Announcement

Emergency Pet-Friendly Sheltering and PETS Act Reimbursement, Training Session, 2018 Governor's Hurricane Conference

SART has published several online training modules entitled "Pets in Disaster" with valuable information on planning and response for pet-friendly sheltering. You can access the training modules on our SART Modules webpage under the Training menu option, or click here to be redirected to the webpage.

In-Person Training

In partnership with the Florida State Animal Response Coalition (SARC), SART created Awareness and Operations level classes that provide the expertise and practical experience required to become a professional disaster animal responder. Both courses are state-certified by the Florida Division of Emergency Management.* Register for classes by visiting the SARC website at

  • Small Animal Emergency Sheltering: Awareness Level (Course code FL-003-RESP*)
  • Small Animal Emergency Sheltering: Operations Level (Course code FL-607*)
  • Train The Trainer Workshop
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