Current News

Resources for Those Affected by the Valley and Butte Fires

Sept 14, 2015 (updated 9/25)

UC Davis veterinary hospital emergency fund for fire victims
UC Davis Center for Equine Health Disaster Training
UC Davis Veterinary Emergency Response Team
Halter Fund
California Veterinary Medical Foundation
Red Cross
Middletown Animal Hospital - UC Davis VERT's home base while in the field at Valley Fire
     --Donations for Middletown Veterinary Hospital can also be made at any Wells Fargo branch in the USA.
        Make checks payable to: Support Middletown Vet Hospital

Current updates on the fire, road closures and locations of evacuation centers can be found on the Cal Fire incident pages for the Valley Fire and Butte Fire:

Valley Fire Update
Butte Fire Update

Helpful Links:

Center for Equine Health has a special webpage devoted to Equine Disaster Preparedness
A page of Disaster Preparedness links from the Western Institute of Food Safety and Security
UC Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources Veterinary Medicine Extension has a handy guide to disaster preparedness here
Equine Emergency Preparedness poster from the school’s Center for Equine Health
More tips from CEH on horse handling/care in an emergency
KCRA What you Need to Know for Fire Evacuations

Butte Fire and Valley Fire Lost Pets at UC Davis veterinary hospital
Butte Fire Lost & Found Pets and Livestock Facebook page
Facebook Page for Pet Lost and Found for Lake County Fires

SHELTERS:  All Evacuation Centers listed will accept small pets.

Big Valley Rancheria Gymnasium
1002 Osprey Court (off Soda Bay Road), Lakeport, CA.
There is space for parking of self-contained RV's outside the shelter.

Clearlake Senior Center
3245 Bowers Avenue, Clearlake, CA

Cole Creek Equestrian Center
4965 Steelhead Drive, Kelseyville, CA
With or without livestock.
Space for self-contained RV's, trailers and tents.

Kelseyville High School
5480 Main Street, Kelseyville, CA

Kelseyville Presbyterian Church
5340 Church Street, Kelseyville, CA

Napa County Fairgrounds
1435 N Oak St, Calistoga, CA.
Petaluma Animal Services is available for evacuated pets and animals.

Redwood Empire Fairgrounds, Fine Arts Building
1055 North State Street, Ukiah, CA
They have facilities for shelter of small animals and can also house some large animals.
Directions: Coming from Lake County, take N State St exit and head south. Go through two stop lights and take a left past KFC.

Seventh Day Adventist Church of Lakeport
1111 Park Way, Lakeport, CA
Space for self-contained RV's.

Lakeport Auto Movies
52 Soda Bay Rd, Lakeport, CA 95453
Space for self-contained RVs, trailers, and campers only.
Please check in at movie theater office.
Dump station available in Library Park near launch at 5th St in Lakeport, No potable water to fill tanks.