Though September is officially Disaster Preparedness Month (FYI June is Pet Emergency Preparedness Month) you should make sure you are prepared to keep your pets safe and healthy in the event of an emergency year-round.
Would you know what to do if your dog was choking, severely cut, or bite by snake?
Seconds and minutes matter.
It’s best to read and regularly refresh your first aid and CPR knowledge using a Dog or Cat First Aid Book, as well as attending a Dog First Aid Course every 1-2 years. Reach out to your local Red Cross or Rescue Organization to see if they offer or know of nearby course opportunities.
What if you had to evacuate from or were quarantined in your home?
In most parts of the world, there is the potential for a variety of natural disasters: earthquakes, fires, tornados, floods, etc. Do you have a plan to evacuate with your pets?
What if there was a pandemic? Do you have enough food, water, and other supplies to hunker down at home?
Do you worry that your dog wouldn’t come to you in the event of an emergency?
Don’t hesitate. Prepare today!