Author Archives: Code 3 Associates

Hurricane Florence

Code 3 Associates Big Animal Rescue Truck (BART) and volunteers are working with partner agencies in Pender County, North Carolina. Please stay tuned or follow us on Facebook for more information.Continue Reading

Code 3 Teams Heading Home

Code 3 water rescue teams have completed their missions, and are demobilizing for home. This allows our team members a bit of rest as we carefully watch Hurricane Irma and other approaching storms. Partners organizations are remaining in the Houston area to work in temporary shelters taking care of the affected animals. We thank everyoneContinue Reading

BART and Volunteers in Houston

    Code 3’s Big Animal Rescue Truck (BART) and volunteers are in Houston assisting the Houston SPCA with Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.   Many thanks to those who have donated to help our animal rescue efforts in Houston – your generosity will help reunite many pets with their families.Please visit for more informationContinue Reading

To Kono, From His Mother

“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened”  — Dr. Seuss   A Letter to Kono Kurvers from His Mother, Kelsey Stuart Today I am very sad because yesterday I sat with my young son Kono and watched as he quietly passed away from my life.  There is a hole in my heart andContinue Reading

We’ve Partnered with the National Animal Care and Control Association!

Code 3’s Cruelty Investigators Academy & NACA’s National Animal Care and Control Academy combined into one dually certified academy! Code 3 and NACA have formed a partnership to deliver a new higher standard in animal care and cruelty investigation training. This partnership will streamline and continue to set the standard for the way animal control,Continue Reading

Volunteer Training a Success

Code 3 hosted a technical rope rescue training for volunteers, disaster responders, and local law enforcement in Lenexa, KS on Oct. 27th/28th. The training reviewed and taught standard operations and technician level rope skills to help keep field skills proficient. Code 3 Director of Disaster Response Eric Thompson lead the class and challenged participants toContinue Reading