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The Ocean County Animal Response Team (CART) provides shelter and care for animals in times of natural disasters, evacuations, and possible epidemics.

The Ocean County Animal Response Team is a group of volunteers who work under the Office of Emergency Management. Together we are prepared with a plan in place and are willing to provide shelter when a disaster occurs. We are always looking for more volunteers. Veterinarians, Veterinary Technologists, Veterinary Assistants, Animal Caretakers, Animal Behaviorists, Certified Animal Control Officers and most importantly, very dedicated and animal-knowledgable individuals to educate, facilitate and organize an emergency pet shelter when needed.

We are hoping social media will help us get the word out and also help by finding animal loving people ready to help and make a difference during natural disasters, evacuations, and possible epidemics. 

Working side by side with first responders and rescue professionals, you will be able to make a difference in the lives of many people and their pets. With your help, we can make this an exceptional team.

Training will be provided.

Ocean County OEM Contact
John Kirwin