Pet Preparedness Toolkit

The Ready Campaign, FEMA, Citizen Corps, American Red Cross, and The Humane Society of the United States have come together to develop this emergency preparedness toolkit that can assist you in your planning efforts as you work toward keeping your community, and specifically, the pets and people who care for them, safe from disasters.

This toolkit provides you with the resources on how to stay current on your local pet disaster plan, policies and procedures; examples of how to promote preparedness in your communities and engage other organizations in your efforts; as well as resources to educate the community about how to assemble a pet emergency supply kit and make a family emergency plan. In addition, there is a tools section that provides sample preparedness brochures, PowerPoint templates and press materials you can use to develop and distribute your internal and external preparedness messaging.

Preparing our families, homes and businesses for unexpected disasters is a civic virtue. Thank you for your commitment to making our communities safer for the pets we call family!

Ready Pets Toolkit and Additional Information

Find pet-friendly hotels, bed and breakfasts and campgrounds throughout the United States and Canada - Website

Animal Specific Information in English and Spanish from The Palo Alto Humane Society (PAHS) - Website

Ready Campaign Pets Toolkit Word Document Ready Campaign Pets Toolkit Word Document 1.5 Mb - MS Word

Ready Campaign Pets Toolkit Promotional FlyerReady Campaign Pets Toolkit Promotional Flyer 133Kb - Adobe Acrobat PDF

LLIS Animals In Disaster Fact Sheet PDF, Adobe Acrobat Required LLIS Animals In Disaster Fact Sheet 78Kb - Adobe Acrobat PDF

Shelter Operations Pet-Friendly Shelters PDF, Adobe Acrobat Required Shelter Operations Pet-Friendly Shelters 205Kb - Adobe Acrobat PDF

Pet Sheltering Building Community Response PDF, Adobe Acrobat Required Pet Sheltering Building Community Response 37Kb - Adobe Acrobat PDF

National Response Framework Fact Sheet PDF, Adobe Acrobat Required National Response Framework Fact Sheet 83Kb - Adobe Acrobat PDF

Community Pet Preparedness Customizable MS Powerpoint Document Community Pet Preparedness Customizable PowerPoint 5.3 Mb - MS Powerpoint

Ready Preparing Your Pets for Emergencies Makes Sense Hand Out PDF, Adobe Acrobat Required Ready Preparing Your Pets for Emergencies Makes Sense Hand Out 626Kb - Adobe Acrobat PDF

Metro DC Council Of Governments Companion Animal Evacuation and Sheltering Public Information Materials PDF, Adobe Acrobat Required Metro DC Council Of Governments Companion Animal Evacuation and Sheltering Public Information Materials 11.9Mb - Adobe Acrobat PDF

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Office of Emergency Management (OEM)
1150 Hanna Road
Ballwin, MO 63021
Mark Diedrich, Director
Telephone: (314) 615-9500

Related Links
  United Way 211
  Red Cross Ready Rating
  Meramec Valley Citizens Corp Council
St. Louis County SkyWarn Program
St. Louis Metro Amateur Radio Emergency Services (ARES)
  Missouri State Emergency Management (SEMA)
  FEMA Brochures and Publications
  National Weather Service
  Code 1000 Documentation