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.
Management Agency : Quick tips on
disaster management for pet owners.
Humane Society of
the United States : Website includes
downloadable brochures on preparing pets, horses, and livestock for
disaster; the HSUS Disaster Relief Fund; and
New York City
Office of Emergency Management :
Downloadable brochure with information on preparing your pet for
emergencies and room to write down important contact
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.
HorsesHorseReview.com: Materials from horsereview.com programs on Disaster Preparedness
American Association of Equine
Animal Management in Disasters, by Dr. Sebastian E. Heath
issues in disaster preparedness and ways to enhance New York’s
planning policy” - (Former Chair,
James F. Gesualdi, Hearing Testimony
to New York State Assembly and NYS Senate)
“Human-Animal Bond Considerations During
Disasters,” by Caroline B. Schaffer, DVM.
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