Tips for protecting your pet in case of a natural disaster
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - June is National Pet Preparedness Month. Ready.gov – the official website of the Department of Homeland Security – wants to make sure that if there's a tornado, or flood or any other natural disaster, you remember your four-legged friends when you're making a plan.
Before a disaster happens:
- Make sure your pet has an ID microchip and a collar with an address and phone number.
- Have a current photo of your pet you can show if you become separated.
- Make a pet emergency kit with food, bottled water, vet records, medication and bandages
- Find out which nearby shelters and hotels accept animals
You can find more tips and ideas by clicking here.
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