Disaster & Emergency Planning for You and Your Pets


In the face of a natural disaster, like humans, animals also need the basic requirements of access to food, water and a safe shelter. As part of responsible pet ownership, we strongly encourage you and your family to sit down together to make an emergency plan that includes your pet/s. Download a free emergency/disaster planning pack here, and include your pet in your family's Disaster Plan today.


Protectyourpet.org.nz has been developed by World Animal Protection in conjunction with the Ministry for Civil Defence & Emergency Management, Ministry of Primary Industries, Royal New Zealand Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, New Zealand Veterinary Association and other agencies in the National Animal Welfare Emergency Management Advisory Group.

Include us in your emergency plans

Published by Cahill Animal Hospital on 14 March 2016

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