Girl, 12, starts organization to provide pet oxygen masks to fire departments

- A 12-year-old girl from Bucks County is on a mission to save pets who are impacted by house fires.

Emily Rilling has launched her own organization to help these animals, and she’s not even a teenager yet.

Emily started “Resus-A-Pet” about seven months ago and has since raised thousands of dollars to pay for specially designed oxygen masks to help fire departments save the lives of animals.

The masks are designed to help emergency responders resuscitate cats, dogs, and other animals who suffered smoke inhalation in fires.

The kits she is donating contain three different sized masks that provide a perfect fit for four-legged family members, making the difference between life and death

This Thanksgiving, Emily is thankful for her family and her pups who have helped her along the way.

Emily is now expanding her efforts into New Jersey and Montgomery County. The goal is simple: To get these pet oxygen kits on as many firetrucks in the area as she can.

 To donate or find out more information you can visit the Resus-A-Pet website. 

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