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Animal Rescue in Flood and Swiftwater Incidents Slim Ray

Animal Rescue in Flood and Swiftwater Incidents

Slim Ray

Published June 15th 1999
ISBN : 9780964958524
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Animal Rescue in Flood and Swiftwater Incidents covers an often overlooked aspect of flood and swiftwater rescue- the rescue of non-human victims. To some people this will seem obvious, but if you are firefighter or other emergency services worker,MoreAnimal Rescue in Flood and Swiftwater Incidents covers an often overlooked aspect of flood and swiftwater rescue- the rescue of non-human victims. To some people this will seem obvious, but if you are firefighter or other emergency services worker, it may not. We got better things to do than rescue grandmas cat is the often heard refrain. However, the public knows that firefighters do two things--put out fires and rescue cats from trees. So animal rescue is part of the job, at least in the publics mind, whether we like it or not.Approximately 50% of all U.S. households have a pet of some kind.Livestock losses in floods can often be measured in millions of dollars. While pet drownings are fairly rare, large numbers of cattle have perished in floods.