By Vetstreet.com Staff
Is your pet part of your disaster plan?Tornadoes, earthquakes, hurricanes, fires and floods can cause massive damage quickly. It is essential to have a disaster plan in place - for you and your animals.
Are you ready? Since today is National Animal Disaster Preparedness Day, we're sharing several things you can do.
1. Make a plan. Prepare for all situations, including the possibility that you may be away from home when disaster strikes. Get to know your neighbors, and be ready to help others out. Ask your neighbors if they will try to take care of your pets in an emergency and offer to take care of theirs. Learn about your local emergency and disaster services, including area emergency response plans. Speak with your vet and local shelters to find out if there are designated animal hospitals or shelters to go to during disasters and learn what help they can provide you and your pet.
2. Always keep ID on your pets. Most animalsRead More »from 5 Things to Do to Prepare Yourself and Your Pet for a Disaster