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Look After Your Pet

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This page contains information about welfare of pets during a Civil Defence emergency.
Updated: 7/06/2012 2:56 p.m.

How can you help

  • have a permanent disc on your pet's collar with your name, phone number and, if possible, address
  • always have a carry-box with a blanket or towel ready. Identify the box with your name, address and phone number
  • keep an emergency supply of tinned pet food.

Where there is time

  • if you are unable to take your animals with you or if you have been ordered to leave your pets behind, you should release penned animals, including chickens
  • in cases of flooding, your pets can be placed in the roof space of your home with as much food and water left for them as practicable
  • if you have stock, open internal farm gates but do not allow access to roads
  • appointed Wardens and SPCA personnel will be on hand to visit your home for you. Tell them where your animals are and how they can be identified.

Remember that your animals may be more self sufficient than you think!



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