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PART Volunteer Resources

Conduct Code

All volunteers for PART are subject to a background check.

Sexual Harassment Policy

Sexual harassment will not be tolerated under any circumstances.

Equipment Lending Policy

PART emergency response equipment may only be borrowed with executive approval.

Equipment Maintenance Policy

PART volunteers must properly maintain all equipment purchased with PART funds.

Veterinary Care Policy

In cases of emergency, animal care decisions are to be made by a licensed veterinarian or the animal owner, only.

Policy for Service Animals

To assist owners of service animals, should they be hospitalized.

Foster Care Policy

For the temporary care of domestic animals by PART volunteers.

Animal Surrender Policy

For the voluntary surrender of healthy animals being sheltered by PART during disasters.

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July 10th, 2024 in Westmoreland County: 1 dog taken into temp foster care for elderly owner going into hospital via ambulance.July 9th, 2024 in Somerset County: The Humane Officer requested CART assistance with transporting of 2 dogs, 2 horses and 2 cats. CART is foste...July 6th, 2024 in Somerset County: Somerset Humane Officer requested CART assistance with transporting and fostering a dog of a person who had ...July 1st, 2024 in Somerset County: Police requested assistance from CART for a suspected animal cruelty case. CART transported cats, dogs and ...July 4th, 2024 in Allegheny County: 4 guinea pigs and their two owners displaced by apartment fire in need of temp foster care and Pet Care Kit.July 3rd, 2024 in Westmoreland County: 1 dog removed and fostered for emergency medical situation with client.May 31st, 2024 in Carbon County: HoardingJune 28th, 2024 in Westmoreland County: 3 dogs and over a dozen cats given a Pet Care Kit of supplies to support until HPO can remove most of the cats.June 26th, 2024 in Westmoreland County: Pony trapped under a tree that went down from tornado.June 25th, 2024 in Lehigh County: Fire Department requested assistance for dog in car involved in a vehicle accident.