While it’s not likely you’ll have to deal with a disaster situation with your pet, it’s always possible. And it’s best to be prepared. Here, your veterinarians Bend, OR offers some quick tips.
Build or buy a first-aid kit.
If your pet gets hurt because of an accident or emergency, a first-aid kit nearby can be lifesaving. You can purchase a first-aid kit, or build your own. Include things like gauze, bandages, medical tape, a pet-safe disinfectant, a pet thermometer, tweezers, scissors, a styptic powder or pen, and soft towels.
Prepare a bug-out bag.
Pack your first-aid kit and long-term supplies—canned food and a can opener, food and water dishes, bottled water, a pet bed, a leash, and collar, etc.—in a bag. That way, you can grab it at a moment’s notice if you have to leave town in a hurry.
Have a plan.
Map your route out of town and plan for multiple detours. Research pet-friendly hotels, as well as vet’s offices, along your route. And see if family or friends who live elsewhere would be willing to take you in during a disaster or emergency situation.
Call your vets Bend, OR today for more great tips.