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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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September 25th, 2020 in Somerset County: Police Officer requested CART assistance with dog whose owner was found deceased. September 21st, 2020 in Lehigh County: Assisted family in need of supplies for 2 dogs after house fireSeptember 14th, 2020 in Snyder County: Failed to respond due to no driver being available to take the stock trailer to the incident location.September 13th, 2020 in Washington County: At 09:00 WaCART, was activated for a draft horse down over a hill and had slid under a fence.August 29th, 2020 in Lehigh County: Requested by passerby to assist with a loose mini horse found on the road.August 4th, 2020 in Lehigh County: Assistance requested for shelter that was opened up due to evacuations of homes damaged due to flooding in the areaSeptember 6th, 2020 in Somerset County: Somerset CART was dispatched to pick up an injured dog reported to be in the roadway at the Somerset/Westmor...September 6th, 2020 in Fayette County: Our assistance with manpower was requested by the HPO in Fayette Cty. with a dog hoarding situation.September 2nd, 2020 in Somerset County: The Humane Society asked CART to locate and transport an injured stray dog to the veterinarian.