Animal Writes
26 May 1999 Issue
Conference on Animals in Disasters

The Association of the Bar of the City of New York's Committee on Legal
Issues Pertaining to Animals will present an evening forum entitled: When
Disaster Strikes: Animals and Emergency Evacuation.

"This program seeks to educate the audience about the importance of having
emergency rescue and evacuation procedures for animals, how such procedures
are and can be implemented and the responsibility and rights of pet guardians
in such situations."

Date: Tuesday, June 22, 1999
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Place: The House of the Association, 42 West 44th Street
(between 5th and 6th Aves.), New York, NY 10036

Moderator: Elaine N. Avery, Esq.
Panelists: Dorcy Conrad, Lieutenant, Investigative Department, San Diego
Humane Society; Terri Crisp, Director, Emergency Animal Rescue Service,
United Animal Nations; Nicholas Gilman, Director, Field Services, American
Humane Assn; Hayley Greenberg, Esq.; Cindy Lovern, DVM, MS, Asst
Director, Emergency Preparedness and Response, AVMA; Holly Staver,
President, City Critters, Inc.

The conference is open to the public and free of charge. For further information,
call 212 382-6600, ext. 6613.

Source: [email protected] 

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