Get Your Pets Ready During National Pet Preparedness Month

Posted at 11:30 a.m.

June marks National Pet Preparedness Month and is a perfect opportunity for you to learn how to plan for your pet’s safety during an emergency event.

If you need to evacuate your home for any reason do not forget to plan for your furry, scaly or feathered friends. The Ready Campaign offers guidance and tips with regard to:

  • Making a pet emergency plan.
  • Preparing shelter for your pet.
  • Protecting your pet during a disaster and caring for them afterwards.
  • Tips for large animals.

Learn more about how to prepare your pet(s) for emergency situations at www.ready.gov/animals and www.fairfaxcounty.gov/emergency/prepare/needs-pets.htm.

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Take a selfie with your pet! Be sure you have a current photo of you with your pet in case you are separated during a disaster. Learn more at http://www.ready.gov/pets

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About Fairfax County Emergency Information

Official emergency information about preparedness, response and recovery from Fairfax County Government.

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