Evacuating Your Home

Plan ahead. Find a safe place to take your pets to if you need to evacuate. Doing your research in advance will save you precious time when you and your pets are faced with an emergency. Keep a list of:

When an evacuation order has been issued, act quickly and leave as soon as possible. Bring your pets indoors and ensure they are wearing collars with identification tags. Place dogs on leashes and small pets in their carriers. Load your pet disaster preparedness kit and supplies into your vehicle. Call your prearranged animal evacuation site to confirm availability. If you are required to go to a public shelter, keep in mind you will not be permitted to take your pets with you.