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G.C.A.R.T.'S purpose and concern is for the welfare of all domestic animals in emergency situations.  G.C.A.R.T. assists firefighters in the evacuation of large stock animals and smaller companion animals in the event of wild fire, toxic spill, or other natural or manmade disasters that may occur in Gilpin County.  Your filling out and submitting this survey form will assist G.C.A.R.T. in rescuing your animals during county emergencies if you are unavailable.  All information will remain confidential and be used only to assist rescue crews in the event of an emergency.  Please click on the link below for details.  Please call Vicki at 303-582-5214 with questions.

Volunteer Form
Resident Rescue Survey Form
GCART Current Bylaws
GCART Proposed Bylaws Changes
GCART Protocols


STATE TRAINING EXERCISE was a huge success. Five GCART members went to the exercise Saturday, May 21, 2016 staged at Chatfield High School beginning at 7:00 a.m. Involved were members of Jeffco Heat, the Animal Evacuation Team, Animal Control, Colorado State Patrol, Jefferson County Sheriff, Salvation Army, American Red Cross, Foothills Animal Shelter and serveral other outside organizations observing and learning. More will be discussed about this exercise at the next GCART meeting on June 7, 2016. If you are interested in hearing how it went, please plan on attending.

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Next meeting is at the Justice Center Sheriff's Training Room on June 7, 2016 beginning at 7:00 p.m.

The new GCART organization is working out well. Members only need to attend a meeting if they want to discuss what is on the agenda or become more knowledgable about GCART's inner workings. If you want to be included in the email group, please send a request to Vicki Nemec at