June is Pet Preparedness Month
If a natural disaster strikes, what will happen to your pet?
Leaving pets out of evacuation plans can put pets, pet owners, and first responders in danger. Even if you try to create a safe place for them, pets left behind during a disaster are likely to be injured, lost, or worse. It is your responsibility as a pet owner to find out what type of shelters and assistance are available in your area to accommodate pets and to include pets in your disaster plan to keep them safe during an emergency.
To get started, familiarize yourself with the types of disasters that could impact your area and consider your options for providing care for your pet(s).
Make a Plan
Disasters can happen without warning, so be prepared for these events: