Secure pet carriers for cats and small dogs and sturdy leashes/harnesses for larger dogs and appropriate-sized crates or cages for other type pets such as reptiles, birds, etc. If you are the least bit concerned about your animal’s behavior in stressful situations, include a muzzle.
In a waterproof container, include a two week supply of your pet’s medications, a color photo of the pet in the event you are separated and all licenses and medical records, including proof of current vaccinations.
Your vet may offer a laminated card with proof of current vaccinations that can be used at lodging facilities for travel and evacuations. If your pet is not accustomed to large crowds and other animals, consider asking your veterinarian for a mild sedative for your pet.
Be certain each of your animals have name tags, rabies tags, etc., securely fastened to their collars and attach information about your temporary location to the back of your pet’s ID tag.
- Dogs must have proof of Rabies, Distemper and Bordatella Vaccinations
- Cats must have proof of Rabies Vaccination and FVRCP (Feline Viral Rhinotracheitis, Calici, Panleukopenia).
- A two week supply of familiar food and water for each of your pets
- Bowls and a manual can opener if necessary
- Cat litter pan, extra litter, litter scooper and plastic bags
- Doggie pee-pee pads, paper towels and spray cleaner for accidents
- Portable pet beds, a familiar blanket and lots of toys