Technical Animal Rescue – Awareness Level Course

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Date(s) - 06/10/2021
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Aspen Fire Protection District Station 62

Awareness Level Training : Targeted at the first arriving responders and primary barn staff
o Recognizing the need for an animal technical rescue
o Scene stabilization
o Containment and capture of animals & medical assessment of the animal
o Recognizing hazards and HazMat
o Understanding the social and public safety issues
o Requesting the appropriate assistance to determine if a technical rescue vs. a recovery will be
o Identify hazards to rescuers posed by the animal or the environment
o Identify appropriate attachment points to the animal, and appropriate positioning with minimal
injury to the animal and responders
o Understanding animal behavior cues and recognizing the need to be adaptable in our actions to
keep animal and rescuers safe
o Utilizing our Veterinarians who are trained to TAR (Technical Animal Rescue) standards

FEMA ICS 100 is required as a pre-requite for this course.  This can be taken for free online through the FEMA website at:  Click the “Interactive Web Based Course Link” on the right side.


Bookings are closed for this event.