100% volunteer based. 100% fundED BY donations.

The Canadian Disaster Animal Response Team (CDART) is a volunteer-based organization dedicated to animal welfare in times of a disaster or emergency, by providing sheltering, fostering or rescue of domesticated animals.


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100% of proceeds are used to support our costs of helping animals in times of disaster, including transportation, food, shelter and more.

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We offer something for everyone, whether you are able to donate a little or a lot of your time. Every skill set and gift has a place here with us!

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Now is the time to make a plan!  In addition to having a 72-hour emergency kit for your family, you should also prepare one for your pet.

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Check us out on CTV News Talking about Disaster Preparedness Week (May 6-12) and Animal Disaster Preparedness Day (May 12).

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