HURRICANE PREPARATION for Your Pet

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[]  Do your Homework!
If you are planning to evacuate with your pet make sure you know of pet-friendly accommodations.  If you are not evacuating with your pet make sure to select a boarding facility that is hurricane rated.

[]  Microchip!
Have your pet microchipped.  This simple procedure is extremely effective in reuniting you with your pet should he/she become lost and turned in to an animal shelter or vet clinic.  Tags and collars are a good backup but they are not as permanent.

[]  Maintain veterinary records and a current photograph of your pet!
Store these in a waterproof container (ex. Ziploc bag).  You may need to show proof of vaccinations, plus, if your pet becomes lost, a current photo will help with identification.

[]  Get a Carrier!
Have a size-appropriate carier for each of your animals.  Carriers should be large enough for your pet to stand and turn around comfortably.

[]  Stock Up!
Maintain enough pet food, water and supply of medications your pet may need for up to 2 months.

NEVER EVER LEAVE YOUR PET BEHIND
TO FEND FOR ITSELF

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