Emergencies and disasters rarely come with advanced notice. In the past our area has seen tornados, floods, ice storms, tanker spills, and power outages. A little pre-planning can make all the difference for you and your pets. While we hope you never need this information, we want the best for our patients in all circumstances.
Here are resources to help you create or refine your plan:
http://www.ready.gov/caring-animals - A comprehensive resource from FEMA
http://www.aspca.org/pet-care/disaster-preparedness - Disaster Preparedness information from ASPCA
http://www.redcross.org/prepare/location/home-family/pets - Pet Emergency Planning from the Red Cross
http://www.akcreunite.org/petowner/petemergencyguide/ - Pet Emergency Planning from AKC Reunite
http://www.humanesociety.org/issues/animal_rescue/tips/pets-disaster.html -Disaster Plan Tips from The Humane Society