You can become a volunteer, if you are 18 years old or older, for the Wilson Co Disaster Animal Response Team!  After you attend a few meetings, and decide you want to be a member of the WC DART Team…there area few online classes and a Credentialing Class to attend.

The WC DART Volunteers have taken the online classes at trainingFEMA.gov/IS.

The classes  are required by the State of TN, and FEMA in order to become a credentialed volunteer.

The required FEMA Independent Study Classes:

IS-100.b  Introduction to Incident Command
IS-200.b  ICS for Single Resourses and Initial Action Incidents
IS-700.a  National Incident Management System (NIMS),an Introduction
IS-800.b  National Response Framework, An Introduction

At the endof the Independent Study Classes, be sure and print out your Certificate of Completion to take with you to Credentialing Class.

Credentialing Class is offered by the TN State Veterinarians Office. Classes will be posted on this website.


The Wilson Co DART Team meets on the 2nd Thursday of the month at 6:30pm, in the Training Center across the street from WEMA Headquarters at 115 Oak Street, Lebanon, TN 37087.

2018 Meeting Schedule:     * There will be additional training held on a Saturday in warmer months for Emergency Animal Sheltering, Equine Handling and Mock Response Drills.

January 18, 2018.   Orientation Meeting and Dart-wear order

February 8, 2018   Severe Weather Awareness Month and WC DART turns 11!

March 8, 2018      Animal Behavior, Safe Handling and Quarentine

April 12, 2018        Emergency Animal Sheltering

May 10, 2018

June 14, 2018

July 12, 2018

August 9, 2018

September 13, 2018

October 11, 2018

November 8, 2018