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The mission of Animal Emergency Working Group of the New Jersey Department of Agriculture is to provide guidelines for rapid response to disasters affecting the health, safety, and welfare of animals.  Veterinary medicine and animal care resources in emergency preparedness, response, and recovery include, but are not limited to, small and large animal care, facility usage, displaced pet/livestock assistance, and waste disposal.

 

 

The Animal Emergency Working Group Symposiums scheduled for April 23-24 have been postponed due to COVID-19.

They will be rescheduled at a later date.

 

 

22nd Annual

Animal Emergency Working Group (AEWG) Symposium Day 1

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Somerset County 4-H Building

310 Milltown Rd

Bridgewater Township, NJ 08807

$15.00 per person (includes pizza lunch)

If dietary restrictions contact (by 04/10/20): sandra.strilec@ag.nj.gov

 

AGENDA

9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.: Registration

9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.: Welcome – Introductions, Opening remarks

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.: Dr. Lori Campbell – Lessons learned as a CART leader in South Carolina

11:00 a.m.– 11:30: Dr. Lori Campbell- Q&A and discussion

11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.: Lunch

12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.: Biosecurity practices – Dr. Michael Fugaro, Mountain Pointe Equine Veterinary Services

1:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.: Animal Handling- lecture and hands-on

2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.: Closing- Distribute certificate of completion

 

 

22nd Annual

Animal Emergency Working Group (AEWG) Symposium Day 2

Friday, April 24, 2020

Gloucester County Fairgrounds

274 NJ 77

Mullica Hill, NJ 08062

$15.00 per person (includes pizza lunch)

If dietary restrictions contact (by 04/10/20): sandra.strilec@ag.nj.gov

 

AGENDA

9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.: Registration

9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.: Welcome – Introductions, Opening remarks

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.: Dr. Lori Campbell – Lessons learned as a CART leader in South Carolina

11:00 a.m.– 11:30: Dr. Lori Campbell- Q&A and discussion

11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.: Lunch

12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.: Biosecurity practices – Dr. Daniel Keenan, Foundation Equine

1:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.: Animal Handling- lecture and hands-on

2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.: Closing- Distribute certificate of completion

 

 

 

 Gidget Petry of the Bergen County CART leads Team Purple through simulating shelter operations in “The Game of CART” during a previous year's AEWG Symposium.

 

 

 

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