Hurricane Florence: Support Disaster Relief
Your donation to our Disaster Relief Fund will support animals that have been rescued and sheltered. The CVM has been there to help animals in the past and will continue to take action to protect and care for animals before, during and after an emergency.
Your gift will enable an effective and swift response to new disasters as well as fund disaster preparedness and emergency responder training programs at the College and the State of North Carolina.
In the News
From The News and Observer:
Sarah Montoya, right, a second year veterinary student at N.C. State, laughs as she cuddles a dog during a physical exam by Dr. Kaleigh Morrison from Complete Pet Care Monday, Sept. 17, 2018. The dog was one of several brought to the North Carolina State Fairgrounds, which is a staging ground for animals rescued from…
After Florence: Animal Health Risks
Among the health dangers are diseases transmitted by insects attracted to stagnant water, making those living in or near flooded areas particularly vulnerable. Owners are urged to keep animals away from standing water and to particularly avoid having horses drink or immerse themselves in standing water.
Disaster Tips for Animal Owners
Useful information to help animal owners who find themselves in the path of severe weather that may require emergency response or evacuation.
NC State Equine Health Center Opens Horse Shelter
As a service to the North Carolina equine community, the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine has opened temporary shelter space at the Equine Health Center at Southern Pines for horses displaced by the catastrophic flooding caused by Hurricane Florence.