Pet Disaster Tip #31 – Equine Evacuation Plan

Pet Disaster Tip #31 – Equine Evacuation Plan

When faced with a disaster, owners can execute an equine evacuation plan, which involves removing horses from at risk areas before the disaster arrives and transporting them to a previously determined location. Horses pastured (Sheltered in place) during a disaster...
Pet Disaster Tip #29 – Calm Your Pet in an Emergency

Pet Disaster Tip #29 – Calm Your Pet in an Emergency

In a disaster be aware that pets act differently in emergencies. Animals are sensitive to changes around them: weather, new smells, unfamiliar people, objects out of place and people’s behavior. Be ready to keep your pet calm by giving him favorite toy or toys,...
Pet Disaster Tip #27 – “Go Bag” Practice

Pet Disaster Tip #27 – “Go Bag” Practice

It is important for both you and your pet to remain calm in a disaster. If you become agitated your pet may “act out” It’s a good idea to practice leaving with your pet and your “Go Bags”. Turn it into a fun new ‘game’ and it...
Pet Disaster Tip # 26 – Out of Province Contact

Pet Disaster Tip # 26 – Out of Province Contact

Make sure your family has an agreed upon out of province contact for everyone to check in with in the event of a disaster. Many times when disasters interrupt local communications, cell phones can still reach out of province/city phones so it is important for your...