Disaster Preparedness Checklist

By being prepared with a well thought-out disaster plan, you can potentially save your pets' lives in an emergency. When planning, it is important to consider what types of disasters you are likely to encounter based on where you live. For example, some areas are prone to hurricanes, whereas anyone can experience a fire or flood, regardless of geographical location. Following are some general guidelines for disaster preparedness that you can act on immediately:

When planning for a disaster, consider the following two scenarios: evacuating your home or riding it out at home.