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Pennsylvania State Animal Response Team “Washington County Animal Response Team”


To provide equipment, supplies, planning and training to animal response teams in Pennsylvania to respond in the event of an emergency or act of terrorism.

Programs and Services

  • The Washington County Animal Response Team (WaCART) is the local responders for the Pennsylvania State Animal Response Team (PASART). WaCART responds to both large and small-scale animal events for which our team members have expertise. WaCART is deployed for animal emergencies through the Washington County 911 Dispatch or PASART Director. Team members are trained in various technical rescue and sheltering skills.
  • WaCART has responded to various disaster situations in which animals are in need of assistance including highway accidents, responses to horses stuck in mud and ice, livestock escaped on local roads, and dogs and cats that have been displaced by fire. WaCART is fully equipped to respond to these large and small animal disaster situations with their two equipment trailers.
  • WaCART is also equipped and trained to respond with the American Red Cross to open an emergency animal shelter in conjunction with a human shelter.

Primary Revenue Sources

Private donations

Primary Fundraising Event

Community outreach events and trainings

2015 Financials

Federal Tax ID20-2042482
Net Assets$240,500


Name:Mark DiNardo
Title:WaCART President
Phone:(717) 651-2736
Address:1310 Elmerton Avenue
Harrisburg, PA 17110

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