Keeping your Pets Safe from the Unexpected
Emergencies can happen at any moment and can come in wide variety of ways. While we might never be able to prevent accidents from happening, we should prepare ourselves and our pets for when they do occur. Here are important tips concerning keeping your pets safe in your home. The ASPCA put this list together to ensure that you and your pets are prepared should a fire break out.
- Consider installing monitored smoke detectors
- Note where your pets like to nap or hide
- Have an emergency plan and practice escape routes with your pets
- Keep the phone number and address of the local animal hospital nearby
- Pet -proof your home
- Get a rescue alert sticker
- If you evacuate, take your pets with you whenever possible
- Prepare emergency supplies and traveling kits
- Keep the ASPCA on-hand at all times
While these tips cannot prevent an accident from occurring, but they can help keep your pet’s safe should a fire start. Keep these tips in mind and remember that being prepared is always the best line of defense when it comes to you, your pet, and your family safety. Learn more on how to keep your pets safe at aspca.org/news/fire-safety-and-your-pets-keeping-them-safe-unexpected.