AVMA steps up efforts to aid victims of U.S. hurricanes, wildfires

by Ellyce Rothrock | September 11, 2017 5:24 pm

For those seeking help and [1]those offering to help in the face of hurricanes Harvey and Irma, as well as the numerous wildfires scorching vast swaths of the western U.S., the American Veterinary Medical Association created a comprehensive resource  webpage[2] as well as a pet evacuation kit at avma.org/PetReady[3].

The AVMA is in constant contact with federal, state, and local agencies to provide the most comprehensive and up-to-date list of resources possible for veterinarians and other pet health professionals, according to the association.

Information available includes:

  1. [Image]: http://veterinarypracticenews.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/AVMA-aids-hurricanes-irma-harvey-wildfires.jpg
  2. webpage: https://www.avma.org/KB/Resources/Reference/disaster/Pages/hurricane-harvey.aspx?utm_source=home-rotator&utm_medium=170908&utm_campaign=disasters&utm_term=rotator1&utm_content=current-events
  3. avma.org/PetReady: https://www.avma.org/public/EmergencyCare/Pages/Pets-and-Disasters.aspx
  4. Tips to keep pets safe from wildfire smoke; created by the Oregon Veterinary Medical Association: https://oregonvma.org/care-health/wildfire-smoke-animals

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