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Otsego County Animal Response Team

Training Requirements

  • Each member of the OCART will be required to meet some minimal training standards. Trainings will be available, online and in-person.
  • Basic Responder Training is required for all members.
  • Advanced Responder Training and/or Specialized Training is available to those basic responders that are interested in enhancing their skills and experience.


Basic Responder

Advanced Responder

  • ICS 200
  • CPR
  • First Aid
  • Animal First Aid

Specialized Training

  • ICS 111 Livestock in Disaster
  • ICS 300
  • ICS 400
  • Animal Care, Handling and Control
  • Tech. Small Animal Rescue
  • Tech. Large Animal Rescue
  • Ice Rescue
  • Temporary Sheltering
  • Zoonotic Disease Awareness