Miami-Dade Animal Services wants to know: How’s your emergency storm prep going? Do you have all your pet supplies?
The start of the season is in June, so the county agency reminds residents to “always include your furry family members in your storm plans!”
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When planning an emergency kit, pet owners are urged to consider the pet’s basic needs, including prescriptions and important paperwork. For more details, click here.
Some examples of what to include:
- Medication for at least two weeks (with instructions on dosages and a pharmacy contact for refills)
- Flea/tick medication and heartworm preventive for one month
- Recent photo of pet(s)
- Microchip information
- Food and water for at least two weeks, per pet
WHAT ABOUT A KIT FOR THE HUMANS IN THE FAMILY?
The aftermath of a hurricane can be devastating and leave you and loved ones without basic necessities. Click here for a helpful guide to creating an essential and basic emergency supply kit.
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