Helen Woodward Animal Center announces emergency response RV and rescue team
SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – The Helen Woodward Animal Center unveiled its 37-foot-long Rescue RV retrofitted with veterinary equipment and prepared to deploy to rescue animals in any part of the country.
KUSI’s Kacey McKinnon took a tour of center’s Emergency Response RV and met members of the Rescue Team on Good Morning San Diego.
Thanks to generous donors, the Linda C. Scott Fund for Animal Welfare held at The San Diego Foundation and the Alex and Elisabeth Lewyt Charitable Trust, the Center is unveiling a state-of-the-art, 37-feet-long Rescue RV completely retrofitted with veterinary equipment and prepared to deploy to the rescue of animals in any part of the U.S.
Thanks to two incredible acts of generosity, the Center received funding totaling $250,000 to purchase and retrofit the response RV, as well as train a rotating team of nine Center staff in emergency response.