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Pets Plan - Prepair

Logistics: where to put them:

 
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train your pet so they are easy to transport.
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motels and hotels in communities outside of your area and find out if they will accept pets in an emergency.
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city shelters and your local SPCA for emergency pet housing guidelines.
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a "Pet Alert" notice on a prominent window or door stating animals are inside the house. In case of an emergency this will be important information for rescue personnel.
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family an friends out of your area where you can leave your pet.
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out safe places at home if you have to to leave your pet in an emergency.
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easy-to-clean areas such as utility areas or bathrooms and rooms with access to a supply of fresh water.
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choosing rooms with hazards such as windows, hanging plants or pictures in large frames (in case of quakes).
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case of flooding, the location should have access to high counters that pets can escape to.
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up two separate locations if you have dogs and cats.

Supplies & material - what to get:  

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a pet carrier that allows your pet to stand up and turn around inside. Train your pet to become comfortable with the carrier by feeding it there or placing a favorite toy or blanket inside.
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your pet is on medication or a special diet, ask your vet what to do in case you have to leave it alone for several days. Try to get an extra supply of medications.
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your pet an identification tag with your name, address, and phone number.
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your dog normally wears a chain link choke collar, have a leather or nylon collar available if you have to leave him alone for several days.
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your pet's shots current and know where the records are. Most kennels require proof of current rabies and distemper vaccinations before accepting a pet.

Emergency supplies: Pet first Aid kit 

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food (it should be dry and relatively unappealing to prevent overeating)
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litter
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capacity self-feeder and water dispenser
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medications
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or blanket in case of shock
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self adhesive bandages and splinting material

Information courtesy of FEMA & SeattleInsider.com


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