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September is National Preparedness Month

10 ways pet parents can be ready if and when disaster strikes

 

Last updated 9/16/2021 at 8:23pm

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San Diego Humane Society's emergency response team holds a training for unloading animals at the Poway Rodeo June 13.

Dr. Gary Weitzman

Special to the Village News

In honor of September being National Preparedness Month, San Diego Humane Society is urging all people who have animals to ensure they have an emergency plan in place for their pets and livestock.

Whether an emergency occurs because of an illness, wildfire, earthquake, or other disaster in San Diego County, planning is the key to keeping you, your loved ones and your animals safe.

Here are my top 10 tips to help you plan for an emergency:

1. Prepare an emergency kit. Put all your daily pet supplies in a sturdy container. Gather a two-week supp...



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