An Essential Guide to Emergency Preparedness for Pets: How to Be Ready - Make a Plan & Disaster Kit

Updated: 7 hours ago

As the wildfires continue to pop up here throughout California, they are a can’t-miss reminder for me to get better prepared at my house for an emergency.

In the last blog post, I shared how to create an escape plan with your family as the first step in emergency preparedness. Check it out here if you missed it!

Up next in my “bite-size so I don’t stress out” process of prepping for a disaster is…

Pet Preparedness

If you have a pet, then you will want to be sure you’ve taken these steps to make sure you have what you need to help your furry friend!!

For each of the members of my family, we will be assembling a 72-hour grab-and go-bag, and I’m adding our dog Harper to that prep list too!

Luckily for me, I was just at Wall-Mart and they had a bunch of their backpacks on extreme clearance so I was able to purchase a backpack (for only $3 - Whoop! Whoop! for bargains) to fill with pet essentials.

New red school backpack with tags