If you have a plan in place for you and your pets, you will likely encounter less difficulty, stress and worry when you need to make a decision during an emergency. If local officials ask you to evacuate, that means your pet should evacuate too. If you leave your pets behind, they may end up lost, injured or worse.

  • If you’re unemployed or elderly, on a limited fixed income, it may be a struggle to cope with the expense of pet ownership.
  • Check with the airline if your pet is close to that weight and to determine if the airline policy may vary from this general 100 lb.
  • Caring for an animal can help children grow up more secure and active.
  • Review your kits regularly to ensure that their contents, especially foods and medicines, are fresh.

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