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September is National Preparedness Month: #PlanAhead

National Preparedness Month
With the events of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma fresh in our minds and the anniversary of 9/11 this week, disaster planning has been on my mind. FEMA sponsors National Preparedness Month annually in September. This is a good opportunity to review the contents of your pet’s go-bag for an emergency evacuation. Go-bag? A go-bag, whether

Five Must-Dos to Prepare Your Pet for Severe Summer Weather

A cat lies in the grass
Summer is a lovely time of year full of outdoor activities and happy, sunny days. But severe storms can ruin summer fun and be frightening to people and pets alike. In the New York City area, we frequently have severe thunderstorms and occasionally hurricanes, which send many pets under the bed or into the closet.