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Make Pets Part of Emergency Preparedness Plans

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the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, according to the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness , Pets are important members of their families and need to be included in plans developed to prepare for emergencies. Being proactive will reduce stress and worry when decisions need to be made. Before disaster strikes, be aware of safe places that you and your pets can go if asked to evacuate, such as pet-friendly hotels. Consider microchipping pets, and make sure contact information for you and an emergency contact is kept up to date.

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