Pet Emergency Survival Kit

Include your pet in your family emergency plan. Build a survival kit for your pet and keep it with your family kit. Items in the kit will vary for different kinds of pets.

  • Food and water
  • Bowls, manual can opener, spoon and plastic bags
  • Up-to-date ID tag (microchipping is also recommended)
  • Current photo of your pet with you in case you get separated
  • Emergency contact list of pet friendly hotels/motels outside your area, friends, relatives and your veterinarian
  • Copies of medical records, including proof of vaccinations
  • Information on feeding schedule, medical or behavioural problems
  • Medications and first aid kit
  • Familiar bedding materials, small toy and brush
  • Leash, collar or harness, muzzle (dogs)
  • Litter/pan and scooper (cats), poop n' scoop bags (dogs)
  • Carrier large enough to transport and house your pet

Not all evacuation shelters take pets; arrange to take your pet to an animal-friendly place should you need to evacuate.

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