Animal Care Emergency Programs (ACEP)
Animal Care Emergency Programs envisions a nation working together to protect the public through ensuring the safety and well-being of animals during disasters. Supporting animal safety and well-being during disasters is a significant factor in ensuring the safety and well-being of people.
Animal Care’s Emergency Programs
More info on our program
Learn more about the Animal Welfare Act Contingency Regulation Final Rule
Useful links to external sites
Meeting and Events
USDA-APHIS-Animal Care Engages Actively in Outreach
We have been busy attending and preparing for national and State conferences, including FEMA's Individual Assistance/ESF 6 Conference; National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster Meeting; the Joint Summer Conference for Maryland, Northern Virginia and the District of Columbia Veterinary Medical Associations; the American Veterinary Medical Association National Meeting; and the Utah Emergency Animal Response Coalition Animals in Disaster Workshop. In addition ACEP staff and field personnel have been meeting with many States and national partners to discuss pet issues.
If you have any questions about USDA Animal Care Emergency Programs, please contact:
Dr. Kevin Dennison, APHIS Western Region
Dr. Jeanie Lin, APHIS Eastern Region
Vacant, APHIS Headquarters