This page offers resources and links for the legal community and helpful information for animal owners and caretakers in the event of disaster.
American Veterinary Medical Association : AVMA site includes information for veterinarians, owners, and others on preparing and responding to disaster.
Federal Emergency Management Agency : Quick tips on disaster management for pet owners.
New York City Office of Emergency Management : Downloadable brochure with information on preparing your pet for emergencies and room to write down important contact information.
United States Department of Agriculture : Website offers information on planning for and working through disaster and emergency with companion animals, farm animals, research animals, and zoo, circus, and marine animals.
Books and Other Materials on Disaster Preparedness and Animals
Animal Management in Disasters, by Dr. Sebastian E. Heath
“Human-Animal Bond Considerations During Disasters,” by Caroline B. Schaffer, DVM.