Based on her experience in the 2007 floods,Tina Coleman fiqured she'd better see what provisions had been made for people who had to evacuate to Red Cross shelters with pets. During the 2007 evacuations to Mamaroneck High School, people with pets were prevented from staying at that shelter. Tina and her husband Bill shuttled back and forth taking in 16 pets that they cared for until their owners could get back home.
Tina has been working with all types of animals since a young age. She has been trained through the American Humane Association for diaster relief, versed in animal CPR and has worked for veterinarians for over 25 years. She is with the Westchester County DA's Task Force for The Prevention of Animal Abuse and helps out with pet rescue all over the United States.