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Tag Archives: disaster preparedness

California Fires Reinforce Importance of Disaster Preparedness

September 16, 2015

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…  

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Super Smiley’s Top 10 List for Disaster Preparedness

September 09, 2015

Super Smiley, blog dog here. September can mean hurricanes in some areas and firestorms in others. I personally have been evacuated from my home during three firestorms in Malibu. It was very scary! But we were safe and it all went smoothly, because my person knew what to do and had a plan! Greensboro, NC Fireman Timothy Carrier at Engine 5 summed it up, “Think…  

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Consider Pets During National Severe Weather Preparedness Week

March 12, 2015

As a child of the Great Plains, the most terrifying image in the motion picture, “The Wizard of Oz,” was not the flying monkeys or the Wicked Witch of the West, but rather a character that appeared briefly, and terrifyingly, in the first part of the film…the tornado. For years, that image, plus the thought of Dorothy and Toto attempting to make it home ahead…  

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Pet Disaster Preparedness: Part II

September 09, 2014

It’s Disaster Preparedness Month! And… Super Smiley! You did a great job with your blog sharing a dog’s perspective on disaster preparation last week! Good Boy! Super Smiley and I are a HOPE Animal Assisted Crisis Response Team, so one of our passions is helping people and pets get through disasters. And, Smiley was right; I have your Pet Disaster Backpack all planned out… Where will…  

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