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Class offers training on what to do with pets in disasters

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A free class being held in Laurel will help pet owners know what to expect when their animals require evacuation and shelter during emergencies.

"Household Pets and Service Animals in Disasters: An Introduction to Evacuation and Emergency Sheltering," offered by the University of Illinois Center for Public Safety and Justice, will be held Wednesday, Aug. 3 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Laurel Municipal Center, 8103 Sandy Spring Road.

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., and lunch will be provided.

To attend the course, contact Charlene Moe, of the University of Illinois Center for Public Safety and Justice, at 217-206-6049 or cedmi1@uis.edu.

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