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  The Disaster Animal Response Team of Nova Scotia  

DARTNS has been activated by our partners the Canadian Red Cross and will be setting up a shelter at the Canada Games Centre, 26 Thomas Raddall Drive in Halifax. For updates, please follow us on Facebook, Twitter (@dartnscomms and Instagram (dartnscomms). Have an emergency kit ready to go for you, your family and your pet in case you have to be evacuated due the current forest fires.

Disaster Animal Response Team of Nova Scotia is in need of new Large and Extra Large wired cages.
We have many ways you can donate, with Canada Helps.org being a quick and easy way to support us.

A Registered Charity

Did you know The Disaster Animal Response Team of Nova Scotia is a Registered Charity? (839424629 RR001) Donations are always welcome!! When you donate, you help us carry out our mission to provide shelter and supplies for those pets that have been affected by disasters. If you cannot give a donation, why not consider donating your time. You can donate by using the DONATE button above or send a cheque, gift cards or money order to The Disaster Animal Response Team of Nova Scotia, 14 Court Street, PO Box 151, Suite 200, Truro, Nova Scotia. B2N 3H7. To become a member, please e-mail membership@dartns.org or check out the Want to Help section of our website. When applying for a Criminal Background check as part of your membership as a volunteer with our organization, some RCMP detachments will ask for letter from us stating you wish to volunteer and are a member in good standing.  If you require a letter, please contact information@dartns.org , and we will be happy to provide you with one. 

Those who volunteer build up their confidence by learning new skills while helping the community. By volunteering, you will grow more confident as you let yourself learn more about the issues your community is going through and how you can help find the solutions. By doing good for others, you are also giving yourself a sense of pride as well as getting your name out as someone who takes time to help others. For more information on becoming a member, please contact our Membership Director at membership@dartns.org or visit our website at www.dartns.org
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               Support our "Comfurt Kit" Program

When disaster strikes, and families are evacuated, some are forced to leave with only the clothes on their back. Just like our partners, the Canadian Red Cross, who supply Comfort Kits items, we supply "Comfurt Kits" that contain everything your will need for your cat or dog. At this time we have Large Dog, Small Dog and Cat " Comfurt Kits"

We also have a "Comfurt Kit Sponsorship program. For more details, please contact information@dartns.org

For Media inquiries, please contact:

Catherine Stevens

Communications Director, DARTNS

Tel: 902-233-4089

E-mail: information@dartns.org 

Twitter: @DARTNSComms


Upcoming Events

Saturday, Jun 17 at 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Saturday, Jun 17 at 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Saturday, Jul 15 at 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Saturday, Jul 29 at 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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