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BART at the State MN Fair

BART will spend another year at the State Fair as a part of Governor's Fire Prevention Day on Friday August 22nd! Stop by our booth up near the pet center and say "Hi"! Interested in volunteering ... Read More


Pets and Livestock in Emergencies and Disasters – OKC, OK

June 25: 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. - Cox Convention Center. "Last summers' tornados in Oklahoma brought to light the tremendous impact that pets and livestock have on the community when involved in ... Read More


BART Volunteer Recruits Wanted

Basic Animal Rescue Training (BART) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization started in Minnesota that trains first responders how to address animals encountered in emergency situations. Operated by ... Read More


BART DOG DUATHLON – presented by Boehringer Ingelheim

SIGN UP NOW!!! TELL YOUR GROUPS!!! BART DOG DUATHLON - presented by Boehringer Ingelheim SEPTEMBER 13, 2014 Join us in an event that is designed to let our pooches get in on the fun! They have ... Read More


BART Informational Training Event – U of M

Sponsors an information training event: BART – Basic Animal Rescue Training BART is a local nonprofit organization which trains first responders to safely handle pets and livestock encountered ... Read More


Fireman Saves Kitten

Check out this video. The fireman's compassion was very much appreciated we are sure. ... Read More


BART at the 2014 MVMA/MAVT Convention

Are you attending the MVMA convention? Are you interested in becoming a volunteer with the BART organization? Fabulous! Stop by our booth in the exhibit hall at the Hilton Hotel in downtown ... Read More


2014 BART Duathlon – 09/13/14

BART will be holding another Duathlon in 2014. Check out our website for more information, by clicking on the button on our main page. Watch for possible updates as the year goes ... Read More

Tom Foster and SparkeyMouth to mouth resuscitation

Mouth to Mouth

A great story about a man and his dog - his best friend, with a wonderful ending. Courtesy of Star Tribune writer, Doug Smith. Click on "Sparkey and Tom" to read their whole story. Sparkey and ... Read More


Give to the Max Day – November 14, 2013

Give to the Max Day Each year generous supporters like you join us for the exciting 24 hour annual Give to the Max Day. Your generous support makes a meaningful difference to empower first ... Read More