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Reduce Your Pet’s Stress in Emergencies

Reduce Your Pet’s Stress in Emergencies

Reduce Your Pet’s Stress in Emergencies

In an emergency situation, you and your pet may need to evacuate with little to no notice and relocate to a temporary home. It’s stressful for everyone, including your pet. Let these tips help ease the transition for your pets when being transported and relocated:

Pack a kit for your pet ahead of time. If you live in an area where natural disasters occur, having a kit with pet supplies can help alleviate some stress for you and your pet. Items like food, water, medications, an extra harness and leash, blanket, litter for cats, and toys, can ensure a quick evacuation and provide comfort to your pet.

In your new location, designate a ‘pet’ room or space to keep items such as food, water, toys, a bed, and a litter box for cats. Another option is to send your pet to a friend or family member willing to take them in.

When commuting to your new location, secure your pet safely in your vehicle. Take your pets with you in crates if they’re small enough to carry. The crate can provide a feeling of safety for pets who are accustomed to them.

Patience and understanding will go a long way in these situations. Give your pet plenty of exercise with lots of treats, praise, toys and fun to help provide them comfort despite the unfortunate situation.



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