11 Nov
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Thank you to our individual volunteers

     We first put out a call for help early morning on October 9th and were humbled by the sheer number and great enthusiasm of the individual volunteers who joined us to provide evacuation and shelter operations support over the course of the following weeks. We had on order of a thousand contacts from individuals […]

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09 Nov
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Thank you to our volunteer professionals

    The events of the past few weeks have forever transformed most of us who own animals in the Napa Valley. This was the second fire storm in two years that created a run for your life scenario, with little opportunity to enact well laid disaster plans.  Our thoughts and care go out to those […]

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02 Oct
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Key Takeaways from Equine Handling & Safety in Emergencies training

Thank you to all who attended our September training session on first response to incidents involving animals.  I thought it would be helpful to provide a synopsis of some of the key points from that training. Remember, horses are prey animals and that they are predictably unpredictable when adrenalized. As we work to integrate First […]

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11 Aug
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Canyon Fire Evacuations – Donations needed

As of 4pm on 8/11/17, 50 horses have been evacuated from the #CanyonFire in the Capell Valley and are being sheltered through the tremendous generosity of  Valley Brook Equestrian Center and Napa Valley Horsemen’s Association. Jameson Animal Rescue Ranch is graciously assisting by taking donations earmarked for the #canyonfire evacuated animals, to cover the costs for feed, hay, […]

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01 Jun
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Packed House for Animal First Aid Clinic

It was a packed house at the Napa Valley Horsemen’s Association clubhouse on June 1st for an engaging and informative course on Animal First Aid for animal owners in the community.  Katie Wilson, DVM, of Silverado Animal Hospital, provided a fabulous primer on small animal first aid, with her wonder dog, Hank (the Tank) volunteering […]

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16 Apr
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Napa Cart volunteers attend NVADG’s Large Animal Program in Orland

​ ​L to R: Betsy Tamblyn McDonald, Nancy Kerson, Coral Mika, Sheila, Edginton, and Heather Edginton. (The dog is a resident at the Orland facility) Five Napa Cart members attended North Valley Animal Rescue Group’s April 15 Large Animal Awareness, Handling, and Sheltering class in Orland, California. ​ Students were introduced to a wide range […]

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25 Jan
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Congratulations to Napa CART Volunteers

  Napa CART Veterinary Professionals and community volunteers completed the North Valley Animal Disaster Group’s annual two day training program in Chico on January 21st and 22nd.  Fifteen Napa CART volunteers received certificates for the training that included standard operating protocols for incidents, animal handling and behavior, rescue safety, sheltering best practices and emergency communications. […]

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