Pets and Disasters

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Currently the American Red Cross will not allow pets in their emergency shelters. It is important that pet owners have a plan on what they will do with their pets in a disaster. Below is a video that shares some great tips regarding pets and disasters: http://www.drc-group.com/project/jitt-pet.html

 

During a disaster finding local kennels that will board your pets and or, hotels that allow pets to stay in the rooms with customers may be an option. Click on the following link for a “Pet and Disasters Safety Checklist”redcross_PetSafety