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What would you take with you in the event of a fire? If you have pets, they’re probably high on your list. The effects of a fire – whether caused by natural or human factors – can be devastating, and animals are especially vulnerable. While we can’t always prevent the unexpected, we can take steps to create a disaster plan that includes pets.
Since the only way to minimize damage in the wake of a disaster is to prepare, RedRover has created some tips on how to keep pets safe.
Have a safety plan
Preventative care is the best care!
Remember there are many precautions and steps that you can take to keep your family and pets safe.
“For both human and animal safety, people should never their pets behind when disaster strikes,” says RedRover president and CEO Nicole Forsyth. “Animals left to fend for themselves during fires or other catastrophes suffer terribly, and evacuees can compound their own stress by worrying about the pets they left at home.”