UC Davis to Deploy Mobile Veterinary Teams to Help Pets in Wildfires

The Sacramento Bee reports that the UC Davis California Veterinary Emergency Team Program will receive new state funding to deploy veterinary school professors and students to disasters like wildfires, and also train volunteer response teams around the state. UC Davis says that a major goal of the program is to increase emergency response capacity and … Continue reading UC Davis to Deploy Mobile Veterinary Teams to Help Pets in Wildfires

Wildfires, Hurricanes, and Other Natural Disasters: Is Your Pet Emergency Plan Ready?

Experts are predicting a higher-than-normal risk for both Western wildfires and Atlantic hurricanes in the 2021 season.  It’s important to have a disaster plan in place that includes your pets. Here in California and other parts of the West, fast spreading wildfires can be dangerous for household pets and farm animals.  The County of San … Continue reading Wildfires, Hurricanes, and Other Natural Disasters: Is Your Pet Emergency Plan Ready?

Video: Disaster Preparedness for Pet Owners

Wildfires, hurricanes, and other natural disasters can be traumatic events for people…and their animals.  As you think about how you will react if a disaster hits your area, don’t forget to include your pets in any emergency preparedness planning. The American Veterinary Medical Association has created this “Saving the Whole Family” video on how to … Continue reading Video: Disaster Preparedness for Pet Owners

Disaster Safety and Pets

Disaster Safety and Pets With fire season in full effect in San Diego County, it is important to be prepared to deal with your pets in case of an emergency. Here are some tips from the San Diego Humane Society and SPCA on how to keep your pets safe.