The Pet Oxygen Kit Project, Inc. is an educational and public safety effort of local volunteers, individually and collectively, who are dedicated to providing pet oxygen kits to equip every truck across South Carolina to help them save animals lives following structural. Please help us in the statewide endeavor and sponsor a kit today.


While firemen attempt to get pets safely out of burning structures, they are not able to revive them unless they have the proper equipment – pet oxygen masks. These specially designed animal masks can be used both on conscious pets that have suffered from smoke inhalation and pets the need to be resuscitated after losing consciousness from exposure to the dangerous toxic fumes. These kits can be used on dogs, cats, ferrets, rabbits, guinea pigs, birds and other pets.


The Mission of The Pet Oxygen Kit Project, Inc. is to provide a pet oxygen kit for every truck in South Carolina – approximately 700 fire departments and stations in the state. 100% of all contributions will be used for purchasing and distributing the kits to fire departments statewide.
Our story began June 2014 when a local NBC affiliate aired the story of a house fire in Columbia, SC. Four firemen working quickly and efficiently were able to resuscitate a kitten that was found unconscious and overcome with smoke in the house fire. This would not have been possible, and
they would not have been able to save “Soldier” without the proper equipment.


After doing some detective work, we quickly learned that not all fire trucks have pet oxygen kits aboard. We have made it our mission to supply and equip every fire truck in all 46 counties in South Carolina with these kits.

The Pet Oxygen Kit includes:

3 Oxygen Masks - 1 small, 1 medium, & 1 large
3 Oxygen Air Tubes - 1 for each a mask, 22 mm diameter
1 Carry Bag for easy storage and mobility
1 Laminated Instruction Sheet which includes ABCs of CPR for Cats and Dogs
1 Kennel Lead for animal restraint and control
2 Animal Incident Report Forms for First Responders - carbonless 3-part form
1 Pet Rescue Notice from provided in electronic format
1 PowerPoint Presentation provided in electronic format
2 "Pet Oxygen Masks On Board" Decals
1 Instructional DVD "Pets Need Oxygen Too"


PET(s) INSIDE” decals are now available for your home, office, motor home, apartment or anywhere your pet(s) are kept. These decals are vinyl and cling to any clean surface without glue or other adhesive. They can be removed without any residue and reused wherever needed.


These easily recognizable decals are HIGHLY RECOMMENDED by Firefighters, EMS Personnel and other First Responders and will serve to alert them to what kind and how many of your much-loved pets are inside and need to be rescued during an emergency or disaster. This small, affordable decal could mean the difference between life or death for your pets in an emergency when “time is of the essence”. 100% of all monies raised will go to purchase this “life or death” equipment. The kit that you purchase may save your own pet one day!

You may contact:
Mary Ellen Tobias:
Nena Sinclair:


We accept all donations and Corporate Sponsorships are available on many levels.


The Pet Oxygen Kit Project, Inc. is registered with the South Carolina Department of Revenue
and Secretary of State as 501 (c) (3) non-profit charity.
All donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.*


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