Planning for Pets

Pets are important members of the family and must be included in emergency preparedness efforts.

Pet Emergency Plan

  • Bring pets indoors during threatening weather, if possible
  • Identify trusted sources that can check on your pet if you are unable to get home in a reasonable amount of time
  • Consider micro chipping your pet

Pet Supply Kit

  • Include a picture of yourself with your pet.
  • Your pet’s medical records.
  • Collar with ID tag, harness, leash, pet carrier.
  • Pet food and water.
  • Hygiene and sanitation items such as litter box and litter, newspapers, paper towels, plastic bags.

Evacuation with your Pet

  • Locate hotels and motels outside your immediate area that will accept pets.
  • Ask friends, relatives or others outside your area if they could shelter your animals.
  • Prepare a list of boarding facilities and veterinarians who could shelter animals in an emergency; include 24-hour phone numbers.
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