When assembling emergency supplies for the household, include items for pets.
and water (2 weeks supply).
The food should be dry and relatively unappealing to prevent overeating.
Store the food in sturdy containers.
Be aware of food and water spoilage in the community at large.
Feed animals at intervals they are used to.
If your pet is on medication, make sure you have an ample supply.
favorite pet treats and toys
pet photo showing distinguishing marks
Dog harness-more secure than just a collar when a pet panics
Metal stake that screws into ground and chain.
Pet Food (remember livestock, and farm animals)
Manual Can Opener
Bowls, Water Pails
Cleanup supplies, i.e. plastic bags and disinfectant, pooper scooper
Extra Brush, Collar
Emergency kit supplies:
absorbent gauze pads (large and small sizes)
absorbent gauze roll
cotton tipped applicators
First Aid book for dogs - purchase at most pet stores
instant cold pack
supply of latex disposable gloves
proper fitting muzzle
tweezers and scissors
Hydrogen Peroxide (for cuts, wounds and poisonings)
Betadine Solution (non-stinging iodine for wounds)
Neosporin Ointment (antibiotic for burns and scrapes)
Keep your pet's vaccinations
up to date and keep
records handy and in zip-lock bag
a license tag and
identification tag on her/him at all times.
Ice cooler chest for perishables
and medication that needs refrigeration.
You can replenish ice at most human shelters.
Check with your veterinarian for additional suggestion.
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