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Preparing for disasters: Include your animals in your plan

Dog trapped on roof by flooding. (Noah’s Wish photo)
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September is National Preparedness Month. The American Veterinary Medical Association just sent me the following information to help remind us that when we prepare for disasters, we should also include our animals in our plans. Whether it’s earthquakes, hurricanes, grass fires, or whatever, we should have some sort of plan for dealing with it. Please read the following information. You may need to take advantage of it one of these days. /Gary

The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), a participant in the 7th Annual National Preparedness Month sponsored by the Federal Emergency Agency’s Ready Campaign, encourages you to take action now to prepare for emergencies.
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Posted on Thursday, September 2nd, 2010
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Earthquake: How will you care for your pets if an emergency strikes today?

During Hurricane Katrina, 250,000 pets were stranded. This illustrates why it is so important for all pet owners to plan what they will do in case of an emergency (like a big fire or earthquake) to keep their pets safe.

September is the sixth annual National Preparedness Month (NPM) – the perfect time for you to think about the importance of having an emergency preparedness plan for your family and pets.
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Posted on Tuesday, September 15th, 2009
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Free Disaster Preparedness Guide For Pet Owners

Dog trapped on roof by flooding. Noah’s Wish photo.
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Each year two to three million people in the U.S. are affected by disasters.

Both natural and man-made disasters have made it clear that pet owners need to have a plan in case of an unforeseen tragedy.

The National Association of Professional Pet Sitters has created such a plan designed to provide you with educational and reference tools to help guide you through natural and man-made disasters.
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Posted on Friday, April 17th, 2009
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