Remember to include pets in disaster preparedness plans

September is National Preparedness Month, designed to raise awareness and encourage Americans to take steps to prepare for emergencies. As we continue to aid relief efforts in Texas following Hurricane Harvey, and as Hurricane Irma threatens other parts of the United States, the AVMA is reminding pet and animal owners that disasters can affect any community. To help include pets in disaster plans, the AVMA has developed and gathered several resources, including a pet evacuation kit …

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