Monday, September 19, 2005

More Places and Organizations in Louisiana that Still Need Help With Animal Rescue and Placement

This isn't close to over. From another list. Pass on the information to those you think can help.

Detailed directions and current needs listed for these places



From: gulfcoast_rescue_n_transport@yahoogroups.com
[mailto:gulfcoast_rescue_n_transport@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Katie Walter
Sent: Sunday, September 18, 2005 5:54 PM
To: Undisclosed-Recipient:;
Subject: [gulfcoast_rescue_n_transport] Volunteers Needed in LA to save
Katrina Pets


From: pmedina1@cox.net (@cox.net)
To: katie.walter@comcast.net
Sent: Sunday, September 18, 2005 4:27 PM
Volunteers Needed in LA to save Katrina Pets


In case anyone would like to come down and help. Please contact using the
information below.

Patti Medina
Metairie, LA (evacuated)

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From: "Norrie Edgar" AussieResQ@bellsouth.net (@bellsouth.net)
Date: Sun, 18 Sep 2005 10:42:20 -0500
Volunteers Needed


VOLUNTEER NEEDS/SITUATION:

B.) PLAQUEMINE ANIMAL SHELTER RESCUE
URGENT NEED: People who can arrive in Mandeville by 9/19 and are able to stay
for a minimum of one week.
Organization is underway for Lansas Kennels in Mandeville, Louisiana to serve
as a base of operations where independent volunteers can convene.
Kinship Circle gained authorization from Colonel Wommack, Major Kim Liley and
Colonel Dick Almeter (New Mexico National Guard) for volunteer units to
enter Plaquemines Parish. Under the auspices of Dr. Habert, the parish
veterinarian established at the Belle Chase Animal Shelter, volunteers will work
with coordinators Cris and Terri.

3 teams of 4-5 volunteers will enter Plaquemines Parish daily to rescue
animals. A separate team of baiters will also go. Dr. Habert is working with
citizens to feed/water cats, dogs, horses, cows, etc. Volunteers MUST understand
Dr. Habert is ultimately in charge. NO ANIMALS MAY LEAVE PLAQUEMINES PARISH.
All animals are treated. Dr. Habert's crew wants to reunite them with
guardians.

***Up to 4 inches of oil covers the ground in some places.***
MANDATORY: Wear well-treaded, high boots.
NEEDED: A portable x-ray machine

C.) WORK WITH RESCUED DOGS IN MANDEVILLE
Plenty to be done at the Mandeville shelter itself in terms of caring for
animals already there.

Kendra Williams of Mandeville, LA has worked tirelessly with Sam Baily of
Ponchartrain Humane Society in Pearlington Mississippi. Kendra's kennel, 60
miles East, is serving as a holding facility. A dawn to dusk curfew is
enforced in Pearlington.

SUPPLY NEEDS (9/17/05):
-Portable x-ray machine
-Check with Cris/Terri (219-608-4112) about supplies-needs fluctuate daily.
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5.) LAMAR-DIXON EXPO CENTER
9039 St. Landry Road
Gonzales, LA 70737
*This location is vehicle accessible.

DIRECTIONS:
FROM THE WEST
Take I-10 East to Exit 177
At bottom of ramp take a right
Go through traffic light and take second left into the Lamar Dixon
Equestrian Center
Ask for the volunteer registration area

FROM THE EAST
Take I-10 West to Exit 177
At bottom of ramp take a left
Go through traffic light and take second left into the Lamar Dixon
Equestrian Center
Ask for the volunteer registration area

VOLUNTEER NEEDS/SITUATION:
From Pasado Rescuers: Volunteers desperately needed at Lamar-Dixon Center in
Gonzales, LA where rescued animals from around state are taken. The Center
is in a state of utter chaos. There are so many animals and not enough people
to help. The animals are not being cared for properly. Pasado Rescuers have
slept in their cars for nights now--just so they are there for as many hours as
they can be.

PLEASE go to help!!!! Pasados Safe Haven, New Orleans rescue updates:
http://www.pasadosafehaven.org/NEWS/NEWS.htm

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6.) VOLUNTEERS WANTED AT LSU CENTER
CONTACT:
Sharon Ricciardo, volunteer coordinator
EMAIL SHARON, lsupetvol@gmail.com:
Complete name
Contact information
Skills
Availability
Put "volunteer" in subject line

LOCATION:
Hurricane Katrina Emergency Animal Shelter
LSU AgCenter's John M. Parker Coliseum
School of Veterinary Medicine, Louisiana State University Skip Bertman Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 7080

VOLUNTEER NEEDS/SITUATION:
Sharon Ricciardo, volunteer coordinator at the LSU, is looking for volunteers
to walk dogs, care, feed, work the reception desk, check-in, etc.
The facility is starting shift work from now till mid-October.

Volunteers need to be self sufficient (have their own
food/housing/transportation),
adults, and preferably experienced with animals.
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7.) ST. JOHN PARISH ANIMAL SHELTER
MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Sharon Gorski 586-727-9815
Email: possecop@msn.com (@msn.com)



LOCATION/CONTACT:
124 Water Plant Rd
LaPlace, LA 70068
Linda Allen, Shelter Director: no email/cell phone available
shelter phone: 985-651-7387
alternate contact/rescue volunteer Dina Becnel: 985-210-9422

VOLUNTEER NEEDS/SITUATION:
45 dogs/22 cats in this rural shelter with maximum capacity for 15 dogs/19
cats. More animals on the way. No mail or FedEx service. No veterinarians
Medications cannot be shipped, must be transported in with volunteers.

SUPPLY NEEDS (9/15/05):
-Digital camera
-Building materials (current "shelter" is a slab with a tin building over it,
like an old barn. Old trailer serves as office. Lost both storage sheds. Need
replacement.)
-50 each: plastic crates, kennel leads, shampoo, and food (canned for
puppies/dry for adults)
-100 vaccines / Must have animal vaccination (7-way), Bordetella, antibiotic.
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8.) ANIMAL STAGING AREA IN NEW ORLEANS
CONTACT:
Lilla Whitehead
225-753-8462; home: 225-753-8462
lilandneal@hotmail.com

LOCATION:
James N. Singleton Charter Middle School
1924 Philip Street; New Orleans
*Near the intersection of Philip St. and Daneel St.
For directions, call Ronnye Randall, Collier County Humane Society:
239-298-6243

VOLUNTEER NEEDS/SITUATION:
Need for supplies and volunteers. Phone communication is hit and miss. Lilla
Whitehead, in Baton Rouge, has communicated with this staging area and stays
supplies below were requested today. More needs will arise in future.
*Write "Animal Rescue" on your car windows and wear animal rescue related
shirts, if possible.

SUPPLY NEEDS (9/13/05):
Canopy tents with sides, Towels, Water, Hand sanitizer, Disposable bowls,
Generators with fuel

VETERINARY SUPPLY NEEDS (9/13/05):
*If you have connections with any vets willing to donate medical supplies,
below is a list of immediate needs. Please let Lilla Whitehead know if you
can get a donation. Have it overnighted to her, if possible.
-Albon (or SMZ)
-3 cc syringes
-1 cc syringes
-Heparin
-waterproof tape
-Endosorb (or Kaopectate)
-Eccofoam (prescription flea and tick treatment)

DELIVER OR SHIP SUPPLIES TO:
*OVERNIGHT SHIP VETERINARY SUPPLIES
Lilla Whitehead
17228 E. Rockbridge Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70817
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9.) WINN-DIXIE STAGING AREA IN NEW ORLEANS
CONTACT:
Sharon Gorski
586-727-9815, possecop@msn.com

LOCATION:
4600 Chef Menteur Hwy staging area at N. Louisa Street

VOLUNTEER NEEDS/SITUATION:
From rescuer on front lines: You CAN get in along a protected, non-flooded
route to the new staging area at Winn-Dixie (directions below). Volunteers
needed NOW. Many dry areas, but bring rubber boots. NEED RESCUE GROUPS to get
dogs off porches, etc.

SUPPLY NEEDS (9/13/05):
Crates, Boats (inflatables needed to hold full crates on the water), Trucks,
SUVs, Sticks with loops to get reluctant dogs

DIRECTIONS TO WINN-DIXIE STAGING AREA:
Take I-12 E (from Hammond) towards N.O. and I-10.

Around Covington, LA, take US Hwy 190 South, which takes you to N. Causeway
Blvd. and the bridge over Lake Ponchatrain into N.O.. Be sure to stay on
Causeway Blvd. to go over bridge! You will be in Metarie once over the
bridge.

Stay on S. Causeway Blvd. all the way to Jefferson Hwy, 90 E. (You'll cross
over Veterans Blvd.)

Stay on Jeff Highway east to N.O.. until it turns into S. Claiborne Ave.

Take a right on Monticello Ave, which turns into (dead ends) at Oak St. Go
left on Oak.

Bear right on Leake Ave. (You will be paralleling the Mississippi river)

Stay on Leake for 10 or so blocks and then take a left onto St. Charles Ave.

Continue past Tulane on your left, Audubon Park on your right. Cross over
Napoleon and Louisiana Aves. Stay on St. Charles until you dead end.

Follow signs to reach I-10 E. (i.e. go left at the end of St. Charles)

Take I-10 E to Louisa St. N (the 2nd exit). Go left on Louisa.

Go through several red lights to Chef Menteur Hwy and go right.

Immediately see Winn-Dixie on right in the first block.

2 comments:

Renate said...

http://s163780665.onlinehome.us/animal-rescue.htm

It's been almost a year after katrina, but still we need volunteers urgently to feed and water animals.
Residents and out-of-towners desperately needed. Warehouse animal care needed. Can you help us?

GEARI.ORG said...

I have posted your comment. If you have an email address to send along for people to contact you that might help. Or, if you have any other ideas on how people can help you, please let us know. Thank you for your work.

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