The best way to keep yourself and your family—both people and animals—safe when disaster strikes is to have a good disaster plan. We can help you get ready in case of an emergency.
No matter what the specifics of your plan are, follow this basic safety rule: If you are told to evacuate, leave immediately and take your animals. If it's not safe for you, it's not safe for them.
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September 3, 2014
Rescuers removed nine horses and 16 dogs from a property in Warrenton, North Carolina.
August 26, 2014
Almost a decade after Hurricane Katrina, the Louisiana Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Louisiana SPCA) is diligently working to regain the capacity lost when the former shelter located in the Upper Ninth Ward was destroyed beyond repair by the worst natural disaster this country has ever seen.
August 15, 2014
As the policy implementation manager for The HSUS's Stop Puppy Mills Campaign, Tara Loller helps police enforce regulations.
August 4, 2014
Approximately 60 dogs and puppies, many in need of urgent veterinary care, were rescued from deplorable conditions in Blue Mountain, Mississippi.
July 23, 2014
Where Are They Now? Catching Up With a Few Animals Whose Plights, Flights and Remarkable Spirits Touched Our Hearts
Meet 15 animals rescued by The HSUS who have found their way home from desperate situations.