Important Links

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VDART partners with the following state and non-profit agencies:


Vermont Agency of Transportation’s online map center for local weather and driving conditions

ARC Find Your Local Chapter

New Hampshire Disaster Animal Response Team (NHDART)

Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets

Vermont Animal Control Association

Vermont Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

Vermont Department of Public Safety

Vermont Division of Emergency Management and Homeland Security

Vermont Humane Federation

Vermont Large Animal Technical Rescue Coalition

Vermont Veterinary Medical Association

Pet Friendly Hotels in Vermont (download pdf)   please check with hotel before arriving with pets


These national organizations also provide vital resources for issues related to animals in disaster:


American Red Cross(ARC)

American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA)

American Veterinary Medical Association

Centers for Disease Control

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

FEMA Independent Study Programs (includes required coursework for VDART)

Humane Society of the United States (HSUS)

HSUS Disaster training


United States Department of Homeland Security