State animal response team gets emergency vehicle

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Posted: Sep 18, 2009 6:25 AM by John Pastorek
Updated: Sep 18, 2009 10:00 AM
Source: WBRZ Staff

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Topics: animal rescue, Louisiana State Animal Response, pet evacuation, hurricanes, pet response, dogs, cats, LSU Vet School

Louisiana's Animal Response Team has acquired an animal emergency response vehicle, a heavy duty truck and 36-foot long trailer to use in disasters like hurricanes, floods and tornadoes.

LSART plans to use the vehicle as an operations command center or a mobile veterinary clinic during emergencies.

Officials unveil the vehicle Friday at the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine.

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