Pet Preparedness For Emergencies : Protecting Our Pets Before Disaster Happens

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According to the USHumane Society, when disaster strikes, the same rules that apply to people apply to pets: Preparation makes all the difference, and if it’s not safe for you, it’s not safe for them. Take a few minutes to make a plan and assemble an emergency kit for yourself and your pet. It is important to include care for your pet when you prepare to evacuate.

Happy Walk Happy Dog wants to remind you to take the following steps to ensure your whole family’s safety, including your pet’s.

Basic supplies can be kept in a “go bag” for your pet:

Food, Dish and Water for five days – Make sure you remember a manual can opener.
• Medications and medical records – stored in a waterproof container.
• Sturdy leases, harnesses, and carriers to transport pets safely and to ensure that…

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