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Training Manual
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Download all files below together in one zip file
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Proposed Animal Sheltering Guidelines    
Proposed Guidelines for Evacuation & Rescue of Animals During Disasters - North Carolina
(These guidelines set forth recommendations that will help animal owners prepare to evacuate their animals and guidelines for rescue of those animals not evacuated.)
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North Carolina Guidelines for Equine Sheltering
(These guidelines provide recommendations for equine sheltering facility assessment and sheltering policies)
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Sheltering Square Footage Guidelines
(This document provides guidance on the amount of square footage needed to properly shelter animals in crates)
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Equipment List for Co-Location Shelter
( A comprehensive list of materials needed for a co-location shelter in Microsoft Excel Format)
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Animal Sheltering Policies
   
Abandonment of Animals Policy
(This document explains the shelter's policy on the abandonment of animals, per NC General Statutes.)
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Bite Policy
(This document explains the shelter's policy on animals that bite a person, per NC General Statutes)
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Recommended Animal Sheltering Forms    
Shelter Registration and Agreement
(A form used for animal registration and to document the owner's agreement to several sheltering conditions)
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Shelter Registration Agreement and Rules
(This form gives a detailed explanation of the shelter's rules regarding animals)

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Shelter Volunteer Agreement and Release of Liability
(A form to document a volunteer's understanding of the risks and rules, releasing the shelter's activating agency of all liability)
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Sample Animal Sheltering Plan    
Sample Sheltering Plan
(This document contains information on finding, staffing, and operating a co-location companion animal shelter,as well as a sample Animal Sheltering Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) from Onslow County, North Carolina.)
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Sample Animal Sheltering Forms
   
Animal Care Schedule Form (Sample)
(This form allows for a detailed record of care of animals, including walking, feeding and cleaning times.)
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Animal Intake/ Release Form (Sample)
(A form used to record all animal and owner information at animal shelter intake and release)
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Animal Rescue Request Form (Sample)
A form used to record all requests for animal rescue and rescue efforts made by rescue teams.
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Pet Recovery Residence Entry/ Release Form (Sample)
An authorization form giving the local government/ animal rescue team permission to enter a residence in order to rescue an animal.
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Lost Dog Report Form (Sample)
A form used to record information about specific dogs lost during the disaster, including their owner, vet, and last location information.
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Donations Received Form (Sample)
A form used to record all information regarding donation given to an animal sheltering location during a disaster.
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Emergency Release Form (Sample)
A form signed by the pet owner releasing the animal shelter of all liability in the care and quartering of the animal during the emergency.
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Animal Release to Foster Care Form (Sample)
An agreement form releasing an animal from the emergency shelter's care into temporary foster care.
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Lost Animal Alert Form (Sample)
A form used to record information about specific animals lost during the disaster, including their owner, vet, and medical information.
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Daily Situation/ Shift Report Form (Sample)
A form used by animal shelter staff/ volunteers to summarize each shift's specifics, activities, and unfinished tasks.
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Animal Release to Veterinary facility Form (Sample)
An agreement form releasing an animal from the emergency shelter's care into veterinary facility care.
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Equine Shelter Registration Form
A form used to register horses at equine sheltering facilities, including owner, identification, vaccination, and dietary information.
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Animal Sheltering Site Assessment Worksheet
A form used to record specific information about a potential animal sheltering location.
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NCDA&CS Emergency Programs Division, Sharron Stewart, Director
Mailing Address:1035 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699
Physical Address: 2 West Edenton Street, Raleigh, NC 27601
Phone: (919) 807-4300 Fax: (919) 807-4303