Author Archives: Bryanne Haney

Warm Hearts & Cold Feet – Kelsey & Keester Make the News

Photgraph courtesy of Lewis Geyer and Too often we forget to “Thank” some of our Code 3 staff (family) for their dedication to professional training in adverse conditions. On Jan. 11th and 13th, 2012 Code 3 staff members Nan Stuart, Mike West, and Kelsey and Keester Stuart (4-legged Golden Retriever staff) assisted Mountain ViewContinue Reading

Training on Fire in Reno, Nevada

While conducting an Animal Disaster Responder Level I training in Reno, NV Nov. 14th-18th, Code 3 Staff were tasked to assist Washoe County Regional Animal Services with large animal evacuations in front of an actual wildfire that reportedly started around on the morning of Friday Nov. 18th. At about 5:30 A.M. on Nov. 18th Lt.Continue Reading

Watching the Tropics

With hurricane season in full swing we continue to watch the tropics for further development of storms that may threaten the States. In preparation for future large scale deployments Code 3 has received a grant from the ASPCA that will aide in the expansion of resources for Code 3 Staff and volunteer responders. The increasedContinue Reading

Updates From Pierre, South Dakota

Volunteers from Code 3 Associates and Best Friends Animal Shelter along with shelters in Colorado, Kansas and South Dakota have teamed up to take care of both animals brought to the temporary shelter and animals found in the surrounding areas. Teams are overseeing and coordinating all animal operations in the Pierre and Fort Pierre areasContinue Reading

BART has Moved on to South Dakota

BART and Code 3 teams assisted with performing animal rescue and recovery, along with assisting urban search and rescue teams in Joplin, MO. While on their way home from Missouri on Sunday they were requested by authorities in Pierre, South Dakota to assist in evacuation efforts in two counties in anticipation of the imminent threatContinue Reading

Bart Heads Back to Missouri

Code 3 Associates has been requested by the state of Missouri and Humane Society of Missouri authorities to deploy to the Joplin area to assist with anticipated community wide post-storm search and rescue. BART and the core team left Longmont early this morning, and an additional team from the Kansas City area has been onContinue Reading

Winding Down in Missouri – Gearing Up to Head South

The team spent much of its time speaking with local residents about pre-event evacuation for themselves and their pets. We also transported animals out of potential impact areas for those residents that were evacuating and didn’t have a means to transport the animals themselves. We had overwhelming support and gratitude from residents for assisting themContinue Reading

More News from the Mississippi River – Caruthersville, MO

As mentioned in last week’s post, Code 3 has partnered with the ASPCA Investigations and Disaster Response staff to once again help the residents of Caruthersville, Missouri. This is not the first time Code 3 has been in Caruthersville; in 2008 Code 3 partnered with Missouri Humane to assist in evacuation of animals for whatContinue Reading

BART and the Code 3 Team in Missouri

BART and the Code 3 Associates team are currently in Caruthersville, Missouri assisting with animal rescue and recovery in the wake of flooding along the Missouri and Tennessee border. Bart and two Code 3 water rescue teams, whose members are from Colorado, Kansas, South Dakota, Iowa and Minnesota, are responding at the request of localContinue Reading

BART Visits Boy Scouts 100th Anniversary Jamboree

Our thanks to the Boy Scouts of America and their executive committee for inviting B.A.R.T. and several of our volunteers to participate in and celebrate their 100th Anniversary Jamboree, which was held at Fort A.P. Hill in Fredericksburg, Virginia.   The event was 10 days long from the end of July to the first partContinue Reading