California Fires Reinforce Importance of Disaster Preparedness

As of today, it is estimated that more than 23,000 people have been evacuated due to the Valley fire and Butte fire in California; and a flash flood in the canyon community of Hildale, Utah, has swept away cars and people alike.

Here at Pet Health Central, we care about pets and the people who love them. That’s why we want to re-emphasize that disasters can strike anytime, anywhere, and it’s critical to have a plan of action in place BEFORE that happens.

Our blogging team has discussed disaster preparedness a number of times. For great tips, we urge you to take a few moments to read up on what to do in emergencies, and take the time now to get your plan in place. We want you and your pets to stay safe, happy and healthy!

Here’s Megan and Super Smiley’s “Top 10 Tips for Disaster Preparedness” –

Dr. Tony, our veteran ER vet, offers this emergency info –

Some additional food for thought –

And what to do AFTER a disaster strikes –

Need more info? Use the handy “search” feature on our blog to search for key words and more helpful hints.

Have any additional tips from your own experiences? Share them with our readers in the comments box below.

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