Our pets...they are a part of our family and we love them.
Keep them comfortable and safe during a storm or an emergency too.
Here are some tips to help you prepare for them during an emergency...
- enough food and water for at least 72 hours
- a blanket and a small toy
- a carrier for transport
- a leash, collar and/or harness
- medications (and medical records, including vaccinations)
- a current photo, in case your pet gets lost
- make sure your pet always has an up-to-date I.D. tag on at all times
- muzzle (if required)
- cat litter pan and extra litter and plastic bags
- emergency vet phone # in case of injury
- in the Haliburton area it is 705-457-2087 for the
Haliburton Vet Clinic and after hours you can call 1-888-234-6801
Remember, in a storm your pet may panic or feel anxious and scared and may even run away. Keep your pet safe indoors with you or in a carrier or crate with a familiar blanket and toy to help keep her calm and feeling secure.
After a storm, don't let your pet go outside unattended at first. Scents and landmarks that were familiar to your pet may have changed and your pet may get easily confused or lost. Check for damage to your property and look for sharp materials and other hazards in and around your property that could hurt your pet.
Click on this link for great information from the Sarnia Humane Society on
preparing an emergency plan for storms or disasters for your pet.
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