Pet Disaster Tip #37: Fresh Food

Pet Disaster Tip #37: Fresh Food

Have you put new food in your pet’s emergency go kit for the summer ? All pet owners should make sure their pet’s food is fresh and bird owners especially should expose their pet to a wide variety of food every day. In an emergency many foods are likely to...
Pet Disaster Tip #32 – Water

Pet Disaster Tip #32 – Water

Stock your shelter in place kit with at least a week’s supply of water for every pet. It is best to plan for four litres of water per animal, per day — two for drinking and two for food preparation, spillage, cleaning, etc. You might consider the addition of water...
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 Safe Disaster Tip # 25 – Keep Pet Crates Handy

Pet Safe Disaster Tip # 25 – Keep Pet Crates Handy

While it is tempting to keep pet carriers and crates that are not used on a daily basis in the basement/attic, you don’t want to have to waste precious time locating and assembling carriers in an emergency so keep them handy at all times.
Pet Disaster Tip #19 – Pet Emergency Plan

Pet Disaster Tip #19 – Pet Emergency Plan

Every pet parent needs an emergency plan for their furry family member, including a pet go-kit, a planned place of refuge, and a way to get to that place of refuge. Start developing your plans by asking friends, relatives, veterinarians, members of your breed or...