Protect your pets

protect your pets

Get Prepared

Are You Ready?

A natural disaster can strike at any time, without warning. Learn how to make an emergency kit and plan, and protect yourself, your family, and your property.

Get Alertable

NSEM is using Alertable to send out alerts for emergencies such as severe weather and natural disasters.

Whether you are staying in your home or evacuating during an emergency, having a pet emergency plan and pet emergency kit, and practicing for emergencies will help to ensure the health and safety of these important family members.

If you have to evacuate your home, do not leave your pets behind. If it isn’t safe for you, and it isn’t safe for them.

How to prepare a pet emergency kit

Make sure your pet emergency kit includes:

  • Up to two weeks of food, ideally in pop-up cans, and water
  • Non-spill food and water bowls
  • Pet first aid kit
  • Extra collar and leash
  • Blankets, toys, and treats
  • Vaccination records, medication, and your vet’s contact information
  • Cage, carrier, or kennel
  • Paper towels, disinfectant, and pet waste bag, 

Take a closer look   

Visit these online resources for more information and to download checklists and forms: