Wilson Co DART hosting Photo’s with Santa 2019


Tractor Supply in Lebanon hosted the Dog Wash fundraiser for the WC DART Team once again! The Team appreciates TSC’s continued support over the years with Annual Dog Washes and Photo’s with Santa!!!

Thank you to all the WC DART volunteers who made the DOG WASH a success! Lora, Breanna, Teresa, Cris, Paula, LeAnn, Claudia, Laurie, Kim and Julie!

Thank you to all the Dogs and their Humans who brought them out to WC DART’s Dog Wash

We couldn’t have done it without you ALL!


The Wilson Co DART Team participated in a 20 hour Civilian Emergency Response Team Certification Class this past weekend, Friday July 19 through Sunday July 21, 2019.  With CERT Training, the Team can assist with the Human component in Disaster Response and assist the Emergency Management Agency in a larger capacity when Disaster strikes.

Thank you to all who participated in this fun and informative Training! John Partridge, WEMA Fire Fighter, Instructor and Windy Willette, Instructor and WC DART Volunteer, and Her Victims of the Earthquake Exercise did a fabulous simulation ! Thank you to Claudia Richardson for the great photos!

A BIG THANK YOU to the dedicated members of WC DART: Windy Willette, Adrienne Molteni, Kim Bradley, Myla and Al Snyder, Teresa Fuller, Dee Earnhardt, Pam Shemwell, Claudia Richardson, Julie Hutchison, Jo Jarvis, Lora Holcomb, Julie Grace, Paula Applegate and Karla Clark.

WC DART Training Day! June 15, 2019

Wilson Co. DART gathered for an all day of Training. The Team participated in Animal Behavior Class, which started the day off- presented by Lora Holcomb, WC DART Companion Animal Coordinator. Then Bill & Rebecca Rowland and Sheldon Dreaddy, Vanderbilt Life Flight hosted Wilderness Medicine Class- the Team learned how to respond to incidents and accidents in the field. After a cook out and pot luck lunch the Team gathered for  Search and Rescue, Radio Operations, Knot Tying and Incident Command Classes by Constable Tom Dallas, LaFayette Animal Control Officer. The day wrapped up with the Equine Rescue Sling Demo, Equine Handling presented by Kim Bradley, WC DART Equine Coordinator. Equine Massage Demo by Chelbie Engle, Southern Comfort Equine Massage.

The WC DART Equipment Trailers were on site and used for Training. The AKC Reunite Trailer on site for tours and equipment use.

Thank you to all who participated in WC DART Training Day! A special thank you to Putnam Co DART who attended Training Day! It was a Great Turn Out!

WC DART at Bark in the Park

WC DART supports New Leash on Life – Lebanon’s local Shelter- at Bark in the Park on Saturday May 11, 2019. Thank you to all who came out to say Hello to the Team and a Big thank you to WC DART Volunteers who have been at Bark in the Park, several years running!  Denver has been the WC DART mascot always sporting a new hair style from Lora Holcomb, groomer and co-chair of WC DART’s Bark Booth. Thank you to Adrienne Molteni, co-chair and Pam Shemwell, Cris Teal, Karla Clark, Julie Grace, Jennifer Young, Kim Bradley, Laurie Adams/ Sully and Claudia Richardson for making Bark a success for WC DART!  The AKC Reunite WC DART Disaster Response Trailer was on site for folks to take a look at and for WC DART to express appreciation to the Nashville Kennel Club for the Grant for the Trailer!


WC DART assisted Macon Co. Animal Control Officer, Jamie Weekley, Lafayette Animal Control Officer, Tom Dallas, and Macon Co. Sheriff’s Department and EMA, in evacuating 38 Husky, Beagle and mixes, from a hoarding situation. The dogs were Sheltered and cared for by the Macon Co Animal Control and WC DART. WCDART sponsored the rescue operation, through a Mutual Aid Agreement.

WC DART Photos with Santa!

Thank you to all who came out to support the WC DART Team! Sugar Glyder, Monkey, Cat, Dogs and Families with Little Children!

Thank you to all the Volunteers who came out to make Photos with Santa a success! Kim,Julie,  Lee Ann, Jennifer, Teddy, Andrew, Lora, Breanna, Linda, Lita, Laurie, Karla and Paula

A special Thanks to Santa and Claudia Richardson, WC DART Team Photographer  and Deborah Mayson, Assistant WC DART Photographer ! All have done an outstanding job and made this fundraiser so successful!



Wilson Co DART will be at Tractor Supply in Lebanon TN, on November 17, 2018 with SANTA from 9:30 till 12 noon……Come on out and bring the family and furry family! Claudia Richardson, WCDART Photographer will be on site taking Christmas photos. You will be all set for the Holidays with your festive photos and helping support the WC DART Team, we are asking for a $5 Donation.



WC DART at Bark in the Park!

Come on out to the James E Ward Ag Center to support NLOL and say Hello to the Team! WC DART will be onsite with the WCDART AKC Reunite Disaster Response Trailer. See you there!