Nobody likes to think about a disaster but when and if it happens you need to be prepared not only for yourself and family but also for your pets. You need to plan for one of two scenarios: evacuating your home or hunkering down at home. Both take planning of different sorts.

EVACUATING YOUR HOME

A)  Have a safe place to take your pets

One of the most important points to make here is to take your pets. Leaving them behind is not safe.

  • Call hotels or motels outside your immediate area and ask about their policies on accepting pets during an emergency. Keep a list of these pet-friendly places, their address and phone numbers.