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If you have a domestic animal emergency, please call 911 to ask for the CART to be deployed. PASART does not respond to wildlife issues. Please direct those call to the PA Game Commission.

CART Coordinator:

Lori Mozina-Ogurchak (

The next CART Business Meeting will be on: September 13, 2017.

NOTE- NEW Location:  Courtyard Marriot In Greensburg on Rt. 30 behind Smokey Bones, 700 Power Line Dr. Greensburg.  In meeting room to the right of main lobby. New Member Orientations begin at 5:00 pm.  Main Business meeting will be from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

Fayette CART’s Business meeting is on: TBA at Bud Murphy’s in Connellsville.

Meeting Minutes Link: Meeting Minutes 07-06-17

LATEST NEWS: On Saturday, September 20th Westmoreland/Fayette CART held a Fitness Walk with your dog. The event was a Fundraiser to support our County Animal Response Team and presented an opportunity to provide the public with preparedness information and showcase the equipment that has been provided to the CART for response activities/deployments. Shown below are some photos from the event.


Upcoming Events for 2017

Please click on this link to view a schedule of 2017 events.

CALENDAR: Westmoreland/Fayette Calendar of Events 09-08-17

For additional Information visit our other web page at:


LATEST NEWS: WTAE Pittsburgh airs segment on Westmoreland CART



WTAE aired a segment on June 6th in their 11:00pm newscast which highlighted the activities of our CARTs and focused on Westmoreland CART. Please clink on the link below for the full video.


Westmoreland CART wins local award.

In Community Magazines has selected the Westmoreland County Animal Response Team as Large Non-Profit of  the Year for IN Greensburg-Salem Magazine. The team will be recognized for its outstanding volunteer efforts at the inaugural In Community Magazines Community Awards for Service Excellence (CASE) on Friday, May 10 in the West Club Lounge at Heinz Field.



Westmoreland CART holds drill for temporary shelter set-up

On Saturday, April 27th the Westmoreland CART held a drill on the grounds of the Community College in order to practice setting up a temporary animal shelter. The drill was held outdoors since it was a beautiful day. The "team practice session" will allow them to response to an actual need for a shelter in a timely and efficient manner. Some photos from the drill can be seen below.

More News: Dr. Peter Nelson provides demo to local fire department on pet oxygen masks.

Pictured below is Dr. Peter Nelson, Veterinarian and CART volunteer.

Dr. Nelson(far right) gave a CART intro and a Demo on using Pet Oxygen masks for the Webster Fire Dept in Rostraver


Westmoreland CART assists in rescue of calf. Please click on this link to see details and interview with CART Coordinator Lori Mozina-Ogurcak.

There is an updated video of the calf rescue, including an interview  WPXI (ch. 11)

Here are some photos from the calf rescue:

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