Florida Veterinary Disaster Response Team Undergoes Training

They recently practiced various animal rescue techniques.


The "Rig" includes a rescue glide, much like a Sked stretcher for horses, and the trailer includes a winch to pull it in and operate as an ambulance. The trailer carries the Anderson Sling for extended lift rescue and helicopter rescue, the Becker Sling for quicker rescues, has a large variety of certified slings from 3' to 20' long to accommodate farm and zoo animals of all shapes and sizes, has a mud rescue kit, and water rescue flotation kit with related PPE, carries Tyvek, boots, etc., portable fencing, a large amount of pre-rigged rescue lines and accessories, as well as horse blankets, lead ropes etc.

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