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Katrina VMAT (Veterinary Medical Assistance Team) Stories

These two stories were written by Aaron M Leash, DVM, a member of FEMA’s VMAT-2 (Veterinary Medical Assistance Team), which means he is on call for emergencies and disasters involving animals. What he wrote about was human-animal interest: how people and animals dealt with the devastation, and how people ignored their own losses and discomforts to help others, and how responders often put themselves in danger to perform their duties. Also, he tried to get across to readers the human-animal...