CMDART is an independent, charitable, non-profit, tax-exempt 501(c)3 organization. We provide information, training, support, supplies and personnel to help plan, prepare and respond to aid animals affected by man-made or natural disasters at all levels of disasters according to our capabilities and resources.

CMDART offers upcoming trainings in Leominster including Pet First Aid in February 


CMDART is holding several trainings in January and February. If you are interested in volunteering go to, complete paperwork and then contact to get sign up to take our one-night Introduction to Animal Disaster Services training. Courses are being scheduled now. This course offers the basics of animal disaster response including local, regional, and national response systems, what psychological characteristics a team member needs to work in disasters, how to organize a personal, family and/or community emergency response plan, requirements for team membership and more.  The cost of the course is $35.00 to cover the training, materials, tee shirt and member ID.

In January and February, the team is offering Pet First Aid/CPR and Psychological First Aid courses at Leominister Emergency Management headquarters. Go to our CMDART Facebook page, contact and leave your email and phone. You may also call (508) 803 -1989 and leave your contact info. (Do not contact the Leominster Emergency Management office, please).  

CMDART asks you to think of them in your year-end giving and shopping.  Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to CMDART when you log in to at the CMDART link .

CMDART is actively seeking Board members to expand our current core group of Directors.  January 3, 2018, will start the 15th year of service for CMDART. The Board of Directors is currently seeking additional Board members to aid the administration of our non-profit. These directors will help to support our forward progress, assist a manageable distribution of tasks, and assist the establishment of strategic short and long-range goals.  Central Mass residency preferred. For more information, contact, go to our website



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