Mission Statement


The Wilson Co. Disaster Animal Response Team Mission Statement

The WC DART Team Responds to animals in disaster situations. The Team will house and shelter displaced animals, animals running at large during a disaster in compliance with the Pets Act of 2006, or in cases Animal Control is in overwhelm or to assist the Emergency Management Agencies. WC DART conducts Search and Rescue Operations for animals running at large, post disaster taking them to safety to avoid injury and disaster complications. Keeping animals safe, keeps humans safe. Safety is our first priority.


The All- Volunteer Team members are credentialed by the State of TN Department of Agriculture, Certified in CPR by the American Heart Association, Community Emergency Response Certified, Maintaining high standards of response training throughout the year.