Category Archives: News From The Road

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

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

Code 3 Responds in Our Own Backyard

Code 3 Associates responds all over the country, and we are always ready to help with rescuing animals in communities that have been impacted by natural disasters. Just a few short weeks ago we were again asked to respond and help – this time we did not have to travel very far, in fact itContinue Reading

Our Sincerest Thanks to

Our Sincerest Thanks to Many thanks to for their generous grant to Code 3 to keep us rolling and able to pay it forward to the animals and their human families. It is through their charitable support, and the support from other organizations and individuals, that keeps us taking care of animals in disasters andContinue Reading

Oklahoma Mission Comes to a Close

It’s been over two weeks since communities in Oklahoma were struck with an EF-5 tornado causing wide spread damage and loss.  Most of the nation watched the storm, televised on the Weather Channel, as Moore, OK was hit.  Within the 40 minutes of disbelief that we were witnessing the loss of human and animal lifeContinue Reading

A Heartfelt Thank You to Tony Stewart and Stewart-Haas Racing

Many, many thanks to Tony Stewart and Stewart-Haas Racing for their support of Code 3’s relief efforts in Oklahoma. This weekend, look for the No. 14 Code 3 Associates “Helping Oklahoma”/Mobil 1 Chevrolet SS fielded by Stewart-Haas Racing that Tony Stewart will drive during the FedEx 400 race at Dover (Del.) International Speedway. (Photo Credit:Continue Reading

Many Thanks to PetSmart Charities

  A Code 3 field operations team, including Eric Thompson and Angela Cornelison, left Kansas this morning heading for Moore, OK. Their trip included a stop at a PetSmart store in Tulsa, OK where local stores had collected crates for the animals housed at the temporary shelter. Many thanks to PetSmart Charities for their donation,Continue Reading

Code 3 Team Helping Animals at the Temporary Shelter

A Code 3 team is on its way to Oklahoma to support the efforts of the American Humane Association (AHA) and Moore, OK Animal Control. They are helping at the temporary animal shelter at the Cleveland County Fairgrounds in Norman, OK. Cooperative efforts between Code 3, the Kansas State Animal Response Team (KSSART), the SedgewickContinue Reading