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County Animal Response Team - CART

The Northeast Regional Animal Response Team & Weld County Animal Response Team are not government agencies, but rather a public/private partnership aimed at providing resources and education to help people deal more effectively with animals of all types in a disaster situation. We are a group of law enforcement, fire, veterinary, shelter, and other Northeast Colorado Citizen Corpsagencies with a shared goal of increasing awareness of animal issues in disasters through public education and awareness. We will also assist in providing resources to local jurisdictions throughout the county in the event of a disaster. Weld CART is also part of an eleven county Northeast Region and will provide assistance to other counties in our region upon their request. Funding has been made available through grants from the Northeast Colorado Citizens Corps, Northeast Colorado all-Hazards Region, and Homeland Security.

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If you are interested in helping with the CART team, there are a number of ways you can help. If you wish to volunteer for this, simply download the Weld CART Sign up Form and the Weld CART Supplemental Application and mail them in, or drop them off at the Weld County Sheriff’s Office.



  • Medium and large plastic crates in good shape.
  • Horse and cattle halters and leads of various sizes in good shape.
  • Digital camera and printer. (for ID photos of animals)
  • Blankets and towels for bedding
  • Folding tables & chairs
  • Tarps (any size) in good condition
  • Reliable Volunteers!



Weld CART Trailer

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Weld CART in Community

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2012 High Park Fire

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2009 Home & Garden Show

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2008 Windsor Tornado

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On May 22, 2008 at approximately 11:30 AM a tornado touched down near the small town of Gilcrest, Colorado. At approximately 12:00 PM the same tornado touched down in the town of Windsor, Colorado.




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Weld CART responded and provided a temporary shelter for displaced animals. Members of our team also provided search   and rescue support to help locate missing or trapped animals.



2008 Colorado Veterinary Medical Association Awards

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On October 25, 2008, the Weld CART program was recognized by the Colorado Veterinary Medical Association, at their annual Colorado’s Animal Heroes Awards. The award received was for Excellence in Animal Emergency Management. This award was given for the hard work and dedication shown by the Weld CART team during the tornado in Windsor, in May.

For More Information

For more information, please contact the Weld County Sheriff’s Office Animal Control Unit at 970-356-4015 ext. 2849.

Helpful Information

Weld CART Volunteer Signup Form
CART Supplemental Volunteer Application
Weld CART Brochure

Humane Society of Weld County

Phone: (970) 506-9550
Address: 1620 42nd St. Evans, Colorado

Contact Information

Animal Control Unit
1950 O Street
Greeley, CO 80631
(970) 356-4015 x 2849