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NCDA&CS teamed with rescuers and volunteers for companion animal assistance during Hurricane Florence

By on April 1, 2019

This past Fall, North Carolina faced destruction and devastation when Hurricane Florence made landfall near Wilmington.  The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services worked with various divisions within the department and other organizations to prepare and recover from Hurricane

NCDA&CS animal welfare inspector completes federal ag emergency response training

By on February 5, 2010

Shelley Swaim, an animal welfare inspector with the NCDA&CS Veterinary Division, recently completed the four-day Agricultural Emergency Response training offered by the Department of Homeland Security at the Center for Domestic Preparedness in Anniston, Ala. The training enables responders to