26 Aug '11, 4pm

Disaster Preparation for Pets

Disaster Preparation for Pets

Personally, I don’t care much for thinking about disasters. I put together an emergency kit for my family, promptly stuffed it it the closet and worked on forgetting about it. Somehow it just makes the threat feel all too real. But we should all have emergency supply kits, especially homes in the southern states during this very active hurricane season. And not just for ourselves, but for our pets as well. Are your pets prepared for a disaster? There are a number of actions you can undertake before a disaster strikes that will have you and your pets better prepared. Here are tips for how to prepare your pet for a disaster, and what to put in a pet emergency supply kit. The National Hurricane Center makes these suggestions to complete prior to a disaster: • Make sure that your pets are current on their vaccinations. Pet shelters may require proof of vaccines. • Have a curre...

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