July 10, 2017
Each year, 40,000 pets die in house fires. And pets start about 1,000 fires every year. These tragic statistics show why it’s so important to prepare for an emergency with your pet in mind. And Pet Fire Safety Day is a great reminder to get ready.
When practicing your emergency plan, make sure to include your pet. Practice evacuating and agree with your family ahead of time where you will meet in case of a fire. Also:
Your pet’s emergency kit should be small and portable, including only the essentials. Place it close to an exit, so it’s easy to grab. Consider including these items:
Watch this short video for five quick safety tips!
Have questions about emergency planning or fire safety? Give us a call at (513) 829-8989.