October 15, 2001

American Veterinary Medical Foundation

Posted October 1, 2001 At press time, heroic search-and-rescue efforts were under way in New York City and Washington, D.C., for victims of the terrorist attack. Disaster relief that benefits animals is one of the primary areas the American Veterinary Medical Foundation funds. On Sept. 13 the AVMF issued an appeal for aid so it can prepare for requests for monetary assistance. Veterinarians in New York, Washington, D.C., and surrounding areas are eligible if they have treated animals harmed in the attack or rescue dogs injured in the course of their duties. AVMF Executive Director Paul Amundsen said, "Millions of Americans are wondering what they can do. One way you can help is by sending a contribution to the American Veterinary Medic ...