Showing content tagged with: disaster preparedness

Expert Advice: News Georgina Bloomberg to Evacuate Dogs from Florida on Her Private Plane
In anticipation of Hurricane Irma, 40 dogs are being flown to New York on Georgina Bloomberg's private plane, the Washington Post reports. The dogs currently reside at Big Dog Rescue shelter in Loxahatchee, Florida. President and founder of the shelter, Lauree Simmons, told the Post that they were driving a van to get the dogs […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/georgina-bloomberg-evacuate-dogs-on-private-plane/ | September 8, 2017
Press Releases AKC Reunite and Assisi Animal Health Announce Challenge Grant to Help Hurricane Harvey Victims
AKC Reunite and Assisi Animal Health are pleased to announce a challenge grant to help victims of Hurricane Harvey and their pets. The challenge grant will match donations to AKC Reunite's Pet Disaster Relief Fund dollar for dollar for a total amount of $10,000 to support efforts for the families and pets in Texas and […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-reunite-and-assisi-animal-health-announce-challenge-grant-to-help-hurricane-harvey-victims/ | September 8, 2017
Expert Advice: News Hurricane Irma Pet-Friendly Shelters
If you are anticipating Hurricane Irma hitting your area, here are resources to find pet-friendly shelters where you can seek refuge with your pets. Georgia Georgia Emergency Management - Hurricane Irma Check for updates on Hurricane Irma. Chatham County There will be no local shelters for pets during any category of hurricane. Most if not all […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/hurricane-irma-pet-friendly-shelters/ | September 7, 2017
Expert Advice: News What Dog Owners Should Know to Prepare for Hurricane Irma
In the wake of Hurricane Harvey and in anticipation of Hurricane Irma hitting Florida and beyond, the AKC wants to make sure that both humans and animals are given the tools necessary to stay as safe as possible during natural disasters. Here is some useful information on disaster preparedness and response, how you can help, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/dog-owners-should-prepare-for-hurricane-irma/ | September 6, 2017
Expert Advice: News Meet the Dog Photographer Using Corgi Pictures to Help Harvey Victims
The devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey is horrible and heartbreaking. And for those of us who don't live in the area, our hearts go out to those affected. We see what's happening to our fellow Americans and we're compelled to do something. Some people donate, others volunteer, and if you're dog photographer Alex Hopes, you […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/dog-photographer-using-corgi-help-harvey-victims/ | September 5, 2017
Flooding in Houston
Expert Advice: News AKC Humane Fund Donates $10,000 to City of Houston
In response to Hurricane Harvey, which ravaged areas of Texas and Louisiana, the AKC Humane Fund has donated $10,000 to the city of Houston through its “Sandy Fund.” The “Sandy Fund” was set up in 2012 in support of people and pets affected by Superstorm Sandy. Since then, the fund has supported organizations performing disaster-relief […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/akc-humane-fund-donates-10000-to-city-of-houston/ | September 1, 2017
Legislative Alerts Texas and Louisiana Laws on Disaster Preparedness
In light of the terrible flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey currently affecting southeast Texas, here is a brief review of Texas' and neighboring Louisiana's disaster preparedness laws as they impact household pets.
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/texas-and-louisiana-laws-on-disaster-preparedness/ | September 1, 2017
Press Releases AKC Reunite Announces Second Challenge Grant to Help Hurricane Harvey Victims
First challenge grant by Barbara and Bob Amen has been successfully met AKC Reunite is pleased to announce a second Challenge Grant has been created by the Pembroke Welsh Corgi Club of America Charitable Trust, which will match donations to AKC Reunite's Pet Disaster Relief Fund dollar for dollar for a total amount of $10,000 […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-reunite-announces-second-challenge-grant-to-help-hurricane-harvey-victims/ | September 1, 2017
Expert Advice: News Social Media Helps Volunteers Find Pet Owners Affected by Harvey
The images are gut-wrenching. A woman wading through a flooded street with her dog slung over her shoulders. A tiny, soaked dog being lifted off a rescue truck into outstretched hands. A boat brimming over with dog crates as anonymous volunteers walked through waist-deep water to push it to dry land. In the wake of […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/social-media-helps-pet-owners-affected-by-harvey/ | August 31, 2017
Press Releases AKC Humane Fund Donates $10,000 to City of Houston in Wake of Hurricane Harvey Devastation
Photo of a trailer that has been previously donated - AKC Humane Fund Also Donates AKC Pet Disaster Relief Trailer to the City- In support of the people and pets affected by Hurricane Harvey, the AKC Humane Fund has donated $10,000, through its “Sandy Fund,” to the city of Houston to aid in relief efforts.  […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-humane-fund-donates-10000-to-city-of-houston-in-wake-of-hurricane-harvey-devastation/ | August 31, 2017

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