Pet Disaster Tip #36: Turning Horses Loose

Pet Disaster Tip #36: Turning Horses Loose

Horse experts add that if you must turn your horses loose in a last ditch effort – do not halter them, as that can be as life threatening as an disaster, merely by the halter catching on foliage or other things, which can cause a broken neck should a horse...
Pet Disaster Tip #35: Horse Halters

Pet Disaster Tip #35: Horse Halters

Got horses ? Or other large animals ? Make sure every stall has a well fitting halter with farm name and contact numbers and lead rope. Emergency workers can’t move your horse out of a danger zone without one. Second label every stall with the horse’s...
Pet Tip #34: Out of Area Phone Contact

Pet Tip #34: Out of Area Phone Contact

Arrange an out‐of‐area phone contact person, and keep this and other emergency phone numbers or email addresses in your kit and on your person. Get tags with this number for all pets.
Pet Tip #33

Pet Tip #33

If you own a dog it is a good idea to keep a leash tied around the door handle of every exit door in your house. That way if you need to evacuate quickly you will still have your dog under control. Watch for more disaster tips for pet owners here. Have a Pet ? Have a...
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...