January, 2014

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Emergency Directive for your Pet

old dog

What if a medical problem arises while your animal is in someone else’s care? Do they have clear instructions about what to do, who to call, who is your veterinarian?

What if they cannot get hold of you and the situation is severe enough that a decision on care or even worse, a decision on humane euthanasia needs to be made?

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Evacuating with a Cat

Maine Coon Cat

Too often following a disaster, Animal Emergency Response Teams are tasked with rescuing pets that were left behind during an evacuation. A hugely disproportionate number of these animals are cats.

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2013: Year in Emergency Review

Munchkin lion pose

The year 2013 brought many lessons in animal emergency preparedness.

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