The State Emergency Livestock Shelter at Garrett Coliseum is now closed.

Garrett Coliseum
Operated by the Alabama Dept of Agriculture & Industries
1555 Federal Dr
Montgomery, AL 36107
Contact before coming:
Randy Stephenson
OR send a DM on Facebook 

The following shelters are coordinating with but not operated by the Alabama Dept of Agriculture & Industries:

Alabama A&M Agribition Center
4925 Moore’s Mill Rd
Huntsville, AL 35811
Contact before coming:
Robert Spencer
Day: 256-859-5458
Night: 256-689-0274
*Will need to bring own shavings, water buckets, feed, etc.

Randolph County Equine and Ag Center 
near the junction of Hwy 431 and County Rd 42
2959 County Road 33

Wedowee, Alabama 36278
Contact before coming:  
Gregg Norred

When evacuating, it is important for livestock owners to be prepared to care for their animals while they are away. Please be sure to bring the following items with you:

  • Current list of all animals, including their records of feeding, vaccinations, and tests. Make sure that you have proof of ownership for all animals.
  • Supplies for temporary identification of your animals, such as plastic neckbands and permanent markers to label your animals with your name, address, and telephone number.
  • Handling equipment such as halters and appropriate tools for each kind of animal.
  • Water, feed, and buckets. Tools and supplies needed for sanitation.

For question or concerns about sheltering livestock during hurricane evacuation, contact ADAI Emergency Programs at 334-240-7278 or email