Animal Incident Management (AIM) is prepared to respond when pets are in life-threatening situations with a number of resources including on-the-ground support for the animals in danger and for the people who care for them.
AIM responds to crises ranging from natural disasters to disease outbreaks and puppy mill cases, even in the most difficult situations. From pre-event planning to post-event recovery, animal search and rescue, shelter support, transport and mass care/humanitarian efforts, AIM ensures the safety of the pets in danger’s way. Working in collaboration with BISSELL Pet Foundation’s National Shelter Alliance experts and partner shelters throughout the country, we assist with large-scale incidents where pets desperately need lifesaving care; secure resources such as temporary housing and treatment in cases of disease outbreak; and provide transport for pets to safety before and after natural disasters strike.
In the first few months of 2022, Greater Birmingham Humane Society experienced a large-scale hoarding case of 140+ sick dogs, two tornadoes, a distemper outbreak and a puppy mill bust. Each and every time we were asked to respond to these disasters, we said, “Yes.” We always do, but only because of the support of the BISSELL Pet Foundation team. Thank you for being the "Yes" that gives hope, prevents death, stops suffering and saves so many lives.”
Greater Birmingham Humane Society in Birmingham, AL