Sheltering Animal Foundations in Emergencies & Big Useful Livestock Lessons

Sheltering Animal Foundations in Emergencies & Big Useful Livestock Lessons
August 5-7, 2022 8:00am -5:00pm

Hosted By: NCR UASI & Gilpin County Office of Emergency Management

  • The SAFE course provides emergency management, ACO’s, shelter managers, first responders, animal emergency response and volunteers a solid foundation in emergency handling and sheltering. This course prepares agency officials and teams with the necessary tools for a smooth- running and safe operation. Classroom topics include identifying and building your region’s emergency response capability, emergency sheltering operations for livestock and small animals, animal behavior and handling, and an animal decontamination overview. Participants will get to utilize their skills during the tabletop exercises and full scale setup.
  • The BULL course is a highly involved hands-on training that provides an introduction livestock behavior, ropes and knots, the use of a rescue glide, front and rear assist of a downed animal, multiple rescue scenarios including a mud rescue.  Be prepared to get dirty.  Additional topics include instruction in situational safety and incident assessment, mechanical advantage, low and steep angle rescue and techniques for safe handling of animals during extractions.


Gilpin County Fairgrounds   250 Norton Dr.   Black Hawk, CO 80422

Equipment necessary for class

  • Appropriate footwear – closed toed boots
  • Long pants
  • Leather Gloves
  • Clothing appropriate for outdoor conditions

Registration Information

  • Class is sponsored by Gilpin County Office of Emergency Management
  • Registration is FREE for Colorado North-Central Animal Emergency Response
  • Registration is required to attend.
  • For more information Contact Code 3 Associates 303-772-7724

Don't miss out on this class! Although online registration has ended, it may not be too late to join. We encourage you to email to inquire about registering. We look forward to helping you take the next step towards advancing your skills and training.