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FEMA Swiftwater/Flood SAR Team and Stillwater/Flood SAR Team Animal Rescue Competencies – Monroeville, PA

May 14, 2022 - May 15, 2022

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FEMA Swiftwater/Flood SAR Team
Stillwater/Flood SAR Team
Animal Rescue Competencies
in Monroeville, PA

animal rescue specialist course


FEMA Swiftwater/Flood SAR Team – Animal Rescue Competency Training

Date / Times

Two Dates Available!
May 14th, 2022 8:00a - 5:00p
May 15th, 2022 8:00a - 5:00p


Monroeville VFC # 4 4370 Northern Pike Monroeville, PA 15146

4370 Northern Pike, Monroeville, PA 15146


The class will start with a 3-hour classroom session to cover all the topics required and then break for an early lunch and meet at the field location. The rest of the afternoon will be field practicals and rescue scenarios. Topics this training will cover include capture equipment; animal behavior; triage and packaging; restraint techniques; animal rescue boat operations; animal rescue land-based human and animal rescue scenarios both land-based and boat rescue; large animal rescue problem solving; and any other basic refresher skills. The focus on the class will be small animal applications but we will discuss in length large animal scenarios as it seems to be more and more common.


Participants must be currently employed by a first response agency and part of a water rescue team. Participants must bring or rent (rental drysuits available from ASAR Training and Response): Dry suit, Class V rescue PFD with quick release strap, water rescue helmet, water draining footwear, rope gloves (optional), whistle (optional), appropriate dress for weather, personal PPE, etc. Participating agencies will need to provide classroom environment and boats.

For more information please download our course Registration Flyer, or visit our dedicated Swiftwater Training and Floodwater Training pages.

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May 14, 2022
May 15, 2022
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FEMA Animal Rescue Specialist
$ 200.00