Pet Parent Emergency Preparedness + FREE Pet Rescue Alert Window Sticker

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As pet parents, it’s our job to know what to do in an emergency. Are you prepared? This month ASPCA is helping us to get prepared, with tips and information for disaster preparedness month.

None of us likes to think about bad things happening, but it’s important to take the time now to make certain that you and your furry family members have everything you need in case of a life-threatening emergency. One of the best ways to do this is to create a disaster prep safety kit with all of the necessary supplies should any type of disaster affect your community.

To help you create your home’s emergency kit and keep your pets safe, the ASPCA has provided an excellent checklist of items.

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In addition to creating a pet emergency first aid kit, you can also TAKE THE DISASTER PLEDGE and receive a free window sticker that alerts rescue personnel that you have a pet at home.

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Want to learn even more about preparing your home, family and pets for an emergency or natural disaster? Visit ready.gov/animals for tips on Pet and Emergency Planning.

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Pet Emergency and Disaster Preparedness: Free Downloads, Sticker + More #NatlPrep

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September is National Preparedness Month and the perfect time to make sure you know what to do if you and your pets face a disaster or emergency. We’ve put together a short list of great resources, tools, tips and free stuff to help make sure you, your family and the fur kids are prepared and informed of what to do in any situation:

Pet Emergency and Disaster Preparedness Free Resources

 

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Free FEMA Printable: [PDF] Preparing Your Pets for Emergencies 

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Free ASPCA Mobile App: Download here for Apple or Android

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Free Pet Emergency Alert Sticker and Magnet: Request form to get yours

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ASPCA Disaster Preparedness Google+ Hangout: Free Virtual Event with Experts

Thursday, September 18th at 7pm ET — Learn More & RSVP Here

40 Piece First Aid Kit for Pets and People $24 ($35 reg) + FREE Shipping

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Summer break will be here before you know it, and that means more fun times at the park, pool and beach, plus road trips and loads of activities for the entire family. Take a sec now to be prepared for those sunburns, cutes, scrapes, bug bites, stings, splinters and other minor injuries with this Explorer First Aid Kit for pets and people. It’s on sale right now for $24 ($35 reg) with FREE Shipping included. Just head on over to doggyloot and join for free to browse this and all their deals while they last!

This first aid kit includes:

  • 1 Folding Carry Bag with Handle
  • 1 Hand Sanitizer 2 oz.
  • 1 Saline Eye Wash 0.5 oz
  • 1 3% Hydrogen Peroxide 3.4 oz.
  • 1 Styptic Pencil
  • 1 CPR Mask for People
  • 1 Brush/Comb
  • 1 Tick Tweezer
  • 1 Pair of Vinyl Gloves (Latex & Powder Free)
  • 4 Alcohol Pads
  • 1 Roll of Adhesive Tape
  • 3 Rolls of Non-Adhesive Dressing
  • 2 Sting Relief Pads
  • 2 Non Woven Wound Pads 3” x 3”
  • 2 Antiseptic Cleansing Wipes
  • 1 Ice Pack
  • 1 Emergency Blanket
  • 1 Oral Syringe
  • 1 Rubber Tourniquet
  • 1 Wood Tongue Compressor
  • 10 Cotton Tipped Applicators

Visit doggyloot.com to find more pet deals like this one!

Ways You Can Help Animals Affected by the Moore Oklahoma Tornado

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The images and video coming out since the tragic tornado that hit Moore, OK show the incredible devastation and can seem overwhelming but there are several organizations and nonprofit groups already on the ground to help people and their pets. If you’d like to help support their work, here are some suggestions and links to get you started:

Team Up For Oklahoma

BlogPaws members are teaming up with World Vets to help collect cash donations to support the needs on site. Donations will be collected by World Vets here through 11:59 PM Tuesday, May 28th.

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Oklahoma City and the City of Moore have launched okclostpets.com, the official site to post notices about lost and found pets in the tornado-stricken area. Post about a pet you’ve lost or found, search the listings, and get the latest information and updates.

Central OK Humane Society

If you’d like to donate directly, the Central Oklahoma Humane Society is keeping the public updated on their most urgent needs and you can visit their blog for more info and link to make a direct donation.

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Those who would like to help people affected by disasters like tornadoes, floods and other crises can make a donation to American Red Cross Disaster Relief. People can donate by visiting www.redcross.org, calling 1-800-RED CROSS or texting the word REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation. These donations help provide food, shelter and emotional support to those affected by disasters.

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PetSmart Charities Emergency Relief provides funding and supplies to animals in need when disaster or emergency strikes. Learn more about this great group and make a donation to help support their work.

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The ASPCA is in contact with local authorities and are prepared to provide disaster recovery expertise and support as they’ve done in so many recent situations. Stay tuned to ASPCA.org for updates and more news and go here to make a much needed donation to support their work with animals in need.

Free ASPCA Pet Safety Pack for Poison Awareness Month

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The ASPCA website is an amazing resource for pet parents, animal lovers and kids, too! They’ve got free kids printables and games, lists of people food to avoid feeding your pets, and loads more tips, tools and info.

It’s Poison Awareness Month, so it’s the perfect chance to snag this Free Pet Safety Pack from the ASPCA, too!

In the event of an emergency like a fire or disaster, the pet rescue window decal alerts rescue personnel that pets are inside your home. And the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center magnet is a great way to keep the toll-free emergency number and website address handy in case your pets get into something they shouldn’t!