Monday, July 6, 2015

Departments That Received Pet Oxygen Masks in July 2015

We are hereby listing orders placed during the month. We have no control over when the kits are distributed by sponsors and/or implemented by departments.

Sponsor: Department Purchase
Location: Cumming, GA
Department Name: Forsyth County Fire Dept
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 1

Sponsor: Missouri Veterinary Medical Association
Location: Columbia, MO
Department Name: Boone County Fire Protection District
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 10

Sponsor: Don & Carol Hobson
Location: Quartzsite, AZ
Department Name: Quartzsite Fire Dept
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 1

Sponsor: Danielle Triebwasser
Locations & Department Names:
Berkeley Springs, WV - Morgan County EMS
Hedgesville, WV - Back Creek Valley Vol Fire Dept
Total # of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 7

Sponsor: Main Street Pet Care Inc
Location: Joplin, MO
Department Name: Newton County Rescue and Recovery
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 1

Sponsor: Kim and Bruce Dufresne
Location: Auburn, MA
Department Name: Auburn Fire Dept
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 1

Sponsor: My Little Dog Training Business
Location: Lebanon, OR
Department Name: Lebanon Fire Dept
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 4

Sponsor: Debra Yarger
Location: San Francisco, CA
Department Name: San Francisco Fire Dept
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 4

Sponsor: Susan Rodriguez-Hawthorne
Location: Gloucester City, NJ
Department Name: Gloucester City Fire Dept
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 3

Sponsor: Red Paw in honor of Twitter account@AnimalAbuse
Location: San Diego, CA
Department Name: San Diego Fire Department Station 15
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 1

Sponsor: Taylor County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
Locations & Department Name:
Campbellsville, KY - Campbellsville Fire Dept
Campbellsville, KY - Taylor County Fire Dept
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 4

Sponsor: Sara Meller
Location: West Point, IA
Department Name: West Point Fire & Rescue
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 1

Sponsor: Department Purchase
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Department Name: Upper St Clair Fire Dept
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 2

Sponsor: Department Purchase
Location: Pawleys Island, SC
Department Name: Midway Fire Rescue
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 3

Sponsor: Anonymous
Location: Corning, NY
Department Name: Corning Area Fire Dept
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 5

Sponsor: Department Purchase
Location: Conroe, TX
Department Name: Conroe Fire Dept
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 15

Sponsor: Anonymous Sponsor
Location: Colchester, CT
Department Name: Colchester Fire Dept
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 1

Sponsor: Department Purchase
Location: JBSA Lackland, TX
Department Name: Lackland AFB Fire Dept
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 5

Sponsor: Joe and Linda Grim
Locations & Department Names:
Bloomfield, IA - Bloomfield Fire Dept
Pulaski, IA - Pulaski Fire Dept
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 2

Friday, June 5, 2015

Departments That Received Pet Oxygen Masks in June 2015

We are hereby listing orders placed during the month. We have no control over when the kits are distributed by sponsors and/or implemented by departments.

Sponsor: Roger & Kathy Williams
Location: Homer NY
Department Name: Homer Fire Dept
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 1

Sponsor: The Lawrence Jayhawk Kennel Club
Location: Lawrence, KS
Department Name: Lawrence Fire Dept
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 3

Sponsor: Dogs & Cats Rule
Location: Titusville, NJ
Department Name: Hopewell Valley Fire Dept
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 1

Sponsor: Department Purchase
Location: Hatboro, PA
Department Name: Enterprise Fire Co
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 2

Sponsor: Cuh
Location: Hartsville SC
Department Name: Hartsville Fire Dept
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 1

Sponsor: Servpro Of Eaton County, Clinton & Gratiot Counties
Location: TBD in MI
Department Name: TBD
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 21

Sponsor: Daisy Girl Scout Troop 112 and Chesapeake Animal Welfare Society
Locations & Department Names:
Church Hill, MD - Church Hill Volunteer Fire Dept
Chestertown, MD - Chestertown Volunteer Fire Co
Rock Hall, MD - Rock Hall Volunteer Fire Co
Total # of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 3

Sponsor: Steve and Shari Davis
Location: Hartsville, SC
Department Name: Hartsville Fire Dept
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 1

Sponsor: Lifebridge for Animals
Locations & Department Names:
Greensburg, KY - Greensburg County Fire Dept
Greensburg, KY - Green County Fire Dept
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 2

Sponsor: Animal Rescue League of Iowa Inc
Location: Pleasant Hill, IA
Department Name: Pleasant Hill Fire Dept
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 2

Sponsor: Scott Shulman, Monadnock Boat Store
Location: Washington, NH
Department Name: Washington Fire Dept
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 1

Sponsor: Westlake Animal Groups (WAGs)
Location: Jackson, NJ
Department Name: Jackson Fire District #3
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 1

Sponsor: Westlake Animal Groups (WAGs)
Location: Jackson, NJ
Department Name: Whitesville Vol Fire Co
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 1

Sponsor: Ms. Kimber Kit T Cat
Location: Colorado City, CO
Department Name: Rye Fire Protection District
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 1

Sponsor: Department Purchase
Location: Birmingham, AL
Department Name: Red Mountain State Park Rangers
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 1

Sponsor: Underground Railroad Rescued Kitty Network
Location: Longview, TX
Department Name: Longview Fire Dept Fire Marshal's Office
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 3

Sponsor: Mountain View Veterinary Hospital
Locations & Department Names:
Port Coquitlam, BC - Port Coquitlam Fire & Emergency Services
Port Moody, BC - Port Moody Fire-Rescue
Total # of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 9

Sponsor: Country K9 Pet Resort & Spa
Location: Winchester, VA
Department Name: Gainsboro Fire and Rescue
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 1

Sponsor: Belmont County Animal Rescue League
Location: Barnesville, OH
Department Name: TBD
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 4

Sponsor: Billitier Electric, Inc.
Locations & Department Names:
Caledonia, NY - Caledonia Fire District (2kits)
Dansville, NY - Dansville Fire Dept (2kits)
Groveland, NY - Groveland Vol Fire Dept (1kit)
Lakeville, NY - Lakeville Fire Dept (1kit)
Lima, NY - Lima Fire Dept (1kit)
Mount Morris, NY - Mount Morris Fire Dept (1kit)
Leicester, NY - Cuylerville Vol Fire Dept (1kit)
Hemlock, NY - Hemlock Fire Dept (1kit)
Leicester, NY - Leicester Vol Fire Co (1kit)
Livonia, NY - Livonia Fire Dept (1kit)
Nunda, NY - Nunda Fire Dept (2kits)
Dansville, NY - Sparta Center Vol Fire Co (1kit)
Geneseo, NY - Village of Geneseo Fire Dept (2kits)
York, NY - York Vol Fire Co (1kit)
Avon, NY - East Avon Fire Dept (1kit)
Mt Morris, NY - Livingston County EMS (2kits)
Geneseo, NY - SUNY Geneseo First Response (1kit)
Springwater, NY - Springwater Fire Dept (2kits)
Avon, NY - Avon Rotary Lion's Ambulance (1kit)
Total # of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 25

Sponsor: Department Purchase
Location: West Springfield, MA
Department Name: West Springfield Fire Dept
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits:1

Sponsor: RMC CWA Local 7102
Location: West Des Moines, IA
Department Name: West Des Moines Fire Dept
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 1

Sponsor: Department Purchase
Location: Elwood, IL
Department Name: Elwood Fire Protection District
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 2

Sponsor: Ruth Tremblay
Location: Fanny Bay, BC
Department Name: Fanny Bay Fire Dept
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 2

Sponsor: Lisa Arkin
Locations & Department Names:
Glen Rock, NJ - Glen Rock Fire Dept
Glen Rock, NJ - Glen Rock Police Dept
Total # of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 2

Sponsor: Strathcona Toyota
Location: Campbell River, BC
Department Name: Campbell River Fire Dept
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 4

Sponsor: Animal Rescue League of Iowa Inc
Locations & Department Names:
Des Moines, IA - Delaware Township Fire Dept
Des Moines, IA - Saylor Township Fire Dept
Total # of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 4

Sponsor: Carolyn & Peter Bills
Location: Westfield, NY
Department Name: Westfield Vol Fire Dept
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 1

Sponsor: Joyce McCool
Location: Loveland, CO
Department Name: Loveland Fire Rescue Authority
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 6

Sponsor: Department Purchase
Location: Venus, FL
Department Name: Venus Vol Fire Dept
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 1

Sponsor: The Mifflin Co. & Juniata Co. Pet Pantry
Locations & Department Names:
Port Royal, PA - Beale Township Vol Fire Co
Erwinna, PA - Delaware Valley Vol Fire Co
Mcalisterville, PA - Fayette Fire Co
Lebanon, PA - Friendship Fire Co
Richfield, PA - Richfield Fire Co
Thompsontown, PA - Thompsontown Fire Co
Allensville, PA - Allensville Vol Fire Co
Lewistown, PA - Brooklyn Fire Co (2 kits)
Lewistown, PA - City Hook & Ladder Fire Co
Milroy, PA - Milroy Hose Co #1
Lewistown, PA - United Fire & Rescue
Lewistown, PA - West Granville Vol Fire Co
Belleville, PA - Belleville Fire Co
Upper Darby, PA - Highland Park Fire Co
Total # of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 15

Sponsor: Department Purchase
Location: Leichlingen, Germany
Department Name: Dogman Tierhilfe
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 3

Sponsor: In Memory of Captain Michael C Kucsma, Portland Maine FD, LODD JUNE 16 2014
Location: Northwood, NH
Department Name: Northwood Fire Dept
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 2

Sponsor: County Animal Response Team
Location: Berlin, PA
Department Name: Berlin Ambulance Association
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 1

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Departments That Received Pet Oxygen Masks in May 2015

We are hereby listing orders placed during the month. We have no control over when the kits are distributed by sponsors and/or implemented by departments.


Sponsor: Department Purchase
Location: Riverview, NB
Department Name: Riverview Fire and Rescue
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 3

Sponsor: Oak Run Volunteer Fire Company, Inc.
Location: Oak Run, CA
Department Name: Oak Run Volunteer Fire Co 30
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 1

Sponsor: Lois E. Hagman
Location: Aitkin, MN
Department Name: Aitkin Fire Dept
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 1

Sponsor: Council Bluffs Kennel Club
Location: Council Bluffs, IA
Department Name: Council Bluffs Fire Dept
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 7

Sponsor: Pet Alert Emergency Information System
Location: Richmond Hill, GA
Department Name: City of Richmond Hill Fire Dept
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 5

Sponsor: The Lodge at Napa Junction
Location: American Canyon, CA
Department Name: TBD
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 4

Sponsor: Department Purchase
Location: Burleson, TX
Department Name: Briaroaks Vol Fire Dept
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 2

Sponsor: Casselman Veterinary Services
Location: Grantsville, MD
Department Name: Grantsville Vol Fire Dept
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 1

Sponsor: Fran's on 59
Location: Foley, AL
Department Name: Foley Fire and Rescue Dept Station 1
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 2

Sponsor: SPCA Humane Corps
Location: NY
Department Name: TBD in NY
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 38

Sponsor: Department Purchase
Location: Waterloo, NY
Department Name: Seneca County Office of Emergency Services
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 7

Sponsor: Animal Solutions Konnection Foundation
Location: Riverside, CA
Department Name: Riverside County Fire Dept
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 9

Sponsor: Department Purchase
Location: Oxford, MI
Department Name: Oxford Fire Dept
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 1

Sponsor: Crossed Paw Collars
Location: Morganton, NC
Department Name: Morganton Department of Public Safety
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 1

Sponsor: Country K9 Pet Resort & Spa
Location: Clear Brook, VA
Department Name: Clear Brook Vol Fire and Rescue
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 1

Sponsor: Mrs. Johnson's 3rd Grade Class, Mill Creek Intermediate School
Locations & Department Names:
Inwood, WV - South Berkeley Volunteer Fire Co
Martinsburg, WV - South Berkeley Volunteer Fire Co Substation
Inwood, WV - Berkeley County Emergency Ambulance Authority (BCEAA) Station 98
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 3

Sponsor: Winifred & Susan Patten in Memory of Willard Patten
Location: Peckville, PA
Department Name: Wilson Fire Co #1 - Station 20
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 1

Sponsor: Department Purchase
Location: Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Department Name: Palm Beach Gardens Fire Rescue
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 2

Sponsor: Mountain View Veterinary Hospital
Locations & Department Names:
Abbotsford, BC - Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service
Langley, BC - Langley City Fire-Rescue Service
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 5

Sponsor: Department Purchase
Location: Clackamas, OR
Department Name: Clackamas Fire District
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 1

Sponsor: Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Hamilton/Niagara Regional Detachment
Location: Stoney Creek, ON
Department Name: Hamilton Fire Station 16
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 1

Sponsor: Graft Wholesale Industries Inc
Location: Rocky Mt, MO
Department Name: Rocky Mount Fire Protection District
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 1

Sponsor: Do It Duo for Pets
Locations & Department Names:
Mansfield, NJ - Franklin Fire Co (3kits)
Trenton, NJ - DeCou Hose Co (3kits)
Bordentown, NJ - Consolidate Fire Assn (3kits)
Bordentown, NJ - Hope Hose Assn (3kits)
Total # of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 12

Sponsor: Westlake Animal Groups (WAGs)
Location: Jackson, NJ
Department Name: Whitesville Vol Fire Co
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 1

Sponsor: Ms. Kimber Kit T Cat
Location: Colorado City, CO
Department Name: Rye Fire Protection District
# of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits: 1

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Tulsa house fire is the largest pet rescue in recent history

Repost of Fox 23 Tulsa, OK. Story Posted: 10:46 p.m. Monday, May 4, 2015 HERE
(O2 Fur Life Comment: Fox23 video on the subject after Chicken ad)


Story By Rick Maranon
Quick Facts:

* More than 20 pets were living in the house
* Eight cats and four dogs are still alive
* Tulsa Fire Department has been giving CPR to pets for more than 10 years
* TFD has three different sizes of oxygen masks for the different types of animal snouts

The Tulsa Fire Department tells FOX23 a house fire Friday, near Highway 169 and East 28th Street, was the largest pet rescue in the department's recent history.

The fire is still under investigation, but fire crews said they brought out more than twenty pets that were living in the home with two people.

"It was daunting because of the amount of resuscitations that were going on," District Chief Glenn Brigan said. "Because as each animal is coming out, we're trying to work on them. I would say we had one if not two companies working just on that."

Brigan said half of the firemen responding to the fire were working on putting out the blaze, and the other half were administering CPR and fresh oxygen to the animals being pulled out of the house.

Brigan said in addition to multiple dogs and cats, firemen also rescued many animals living in glass containers.
"We brought out eleven cats, five dogs, five or six spotted frogs, and a couple of aquariums that had mice or gerbils or something like that," he said.

He told FOX23 that when it came to the dogs and cats, even the ones who were in the house the longest and didn't look like they were going to make it, fire crews still attempted CPR on the animals and assumed none were deceased until they proved they could not be revived.

Brigan said TFD has been carrying oxygen masks and CPR equipment for pets for more than 10 years, and it is now standard training for fire crews to know CPR techniques for humans and pets.

"Humans as well as animals we are looking for when we are searching, and if we find an animal, we are going to bring it out," he said.

He went on to tell FOX23 that humans and pets have equal priority when initial and secondary searches are being made in a burning house or apartment.

The trucks chiefs drive to supervise fire scenes has three pet oxygen masks in them varying in size to deal with small to large snouts.

Brigan said TFD got the equipment because the department realizes how important pets are to their owners. Fire crews are required to attempt CPR on a pet if it is pulled from a burning building and not assume that if a pet is unconscious that it must be dead.

"Some people believe that their pets are their children. So it's important to work them as best as we can," he said.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation, but crews believe it started in the garage and reached very hot temperatures because of household chemical being stored in the garage.