Mother Nature is unpredictable, allowing disaster to strike without even the slightest notice. Whether a meteorologist predicts an incoming storm or an earthquake suddenly hits beneath your feet, are you and your pets prepared? Being in Arizona, I mostly see national disasters on the news, but those of us in lower risk areas need to be just as prepared. What if my air conditioner goes out and I have to leave my home? The hot summer temperatures are enough to give humans and animals heat stroke if the proper precautions aren’t taken.
June is National Pet Preparedness Month, and I had the opportunity to talk about this crucial topic with Dr. Kurt Venator from Purina. This post will cover what you need to know to be prepared for disaster and emergencies no matter where you live.