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File photo - horse rescue
File photo - horse rescue
JCSO SAR to Host Large Animal Rescue Class (Photo) - 01/10/19

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – Jackson County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO) search and rescue (SAR) have recieved a very positive response from the community wanting to be involved in the upcoming large animal rescue training. Unfortunately, the class is full, and no further applicants can be accepted.  JCSO hopes to host this training again in the future.  

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CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – Jackson County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO) search and rescue (SAR) will host a two-day class to teach people how to rescue large animals in emergency situations.  SAR staff and volunteers will attend, but the course is also offered to the public, free of charge. 

The Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue (TLAER) course will be held February 2 and 3, 2019, at the Jackson County Expo, Olsrud Arena, in Central Point.  The course, taught by Rebecca M. Gimenez, Ph.D., teaches responders how to rescue livestock and other large animals in a variety of scenarios and conditions.

Those who wish to attend MUST RSVP by January 30, 2019.  Contact Staci Thornton at JCSO SAR by email (ntsr@jacksoncounty.org">thorntsr@jacksoncounty.org) or by phone (541-864-8830).  An informational flyer is attached to this release.   

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Note:  Attached photos are from a JCSO SAR horse rescue on May 5, 2018, in Trail (Case #18-8923).

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