PET SURVIVAL KIT

Since we live in a disaster-prone region, you know about having disaster supplies for your family. Like your families kit, your pet’s supplies should be kept in an accessible place, where they can be grabbed quickly. You also should review the kit contents regularly and replace stale supplies.

Many of these items can be stored in the carrier. Vaccination papers can be sealed in a plastic bag. Plastic-sealed packages of dry food, bottled water and first aid kit can be placed in the carrier. Litter pans can also store items, then secure them with duct tape. There are three vital steps to ensuring your pet’s safety in an emergency:

  • Identification 

  • Vaccination

  • Transportation

 

According to SPCA, 93 percent of pets in shelters end up there because they lack identification. If your pet becomes lost during an emergency, proper identification may be your only hope of being reunited.

  • A secure carrier or collapsible cage for larger animals.

  • Ample food and water for your pet, at least a 2-week supply.

  • Non-breakable food and water bowls.

  • Medication & care instructions.

  • Kitty litter & pan, cleansers, disinfectants & trash bags for waste.

  • Brushes, combs, and other hygiene items.

  • Toys and other comfort items.

  • A manual can opener.

  • Muzzles, if necessary.

  • First aid supplies for your pet.

  • Leashes, collars, ID tags & immunization record.

More questions about pet survival?

Hours:

Shelter Hours: 

8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Saturday 

 

Adoption Hours: 

Meet and Adopt animals:

10 a.m. -  4 p.m., Monday - Saturday

 

Vet Clinic Hours: 

Surgery by appointment. Call (850) 243-1525 or email pawsspayneuterclinic@gmail.com 

Walk-in for other issues, 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Monday - Friday

 

ALL SERVICES/OFFICES currently closed on Sunday  

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For Humane Society/Animal Control (8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri.): Call (850) 243-1525  

For After-Hours Animal Emergencies (sick or injured, active abuse, foster medical concerns): Call (850) 685-6003 

Lost/Found Pets: Call (850) 243-1525 or email acoatpaws@gmail.com  

Our Address: 752 Lovejoy Road NW, Fort Walton Beach, FL  32548

Contributions to the Panhandle Animal Welfare Society are tax-deductible as allowable by law.  

PAWS is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Federal Tax ID #59-0815515 

Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services Registration #CH5664 

A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE 1-800-435-7352 WITHIN THE STATE. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.

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