Learn how to protect your beloved pets when an emergency or disaster occurs. A panel of Disaster Preparedness Coalition for Animals (DPCA) representatives will discuss how to keep your animal companions safe, even in the event of rescue or evacuation. The DPCA is made up of the major stakeholders in animal protection and welfare in San Francisco, and the core of the Coalition includes San Francisco Animal Care and Control, the San Francisco Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Pets Unlimited, Pets Are Wonderful Support, Veterinary Street Outreach Services, and the California Veterinary Medical Association.
One of the tragedies of Hurricane Katrina was the number of pets lost during the hurricane as well as the people who endangered their lives by not leaving their pets.
Do you have a plan for your pets in case of an earthquake, flood or fire? Do your pets have an earthquake kit? Learn how to create an emergency plan and an earthquake kit for your pets. This is a One City One Book event. The 2010 One City One Book is Zeitoun by Dave Eggers.