Owners should consider animals when disaster planning

September 11, 2019

[1]September marks National Disaster Preparedness Month, and Hill’s Pet Nutrition is doing its part to ensure the safety of America’s furry family members.

The company, along with its nationwide network of animal shelter partners, is asking veterinary professionals to remind their clients of the steps they should take to help their pets stay safe and comfortable in case of an emergency.

The campaign, which runs through September, aims to raise awareness of the significant risk pets face during natural disasters.

Owners should prepare a specific pet emergency kit to store alongside the rest of the family’s emergency supplies. This should include:

Further, Hill’s offers the following safety tips for veterinarians to share with clients.

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