Showing content tagged with: disaster preparedness

Expert Advice: News Things to Do to Help Those Affected by Hurricane Harvey
With the devastation of Hurricane Harvey reaching far and wide, many concerned citizens are wondering what they can do to assist in the relief efforts. Here are some ways you can contribute to helping canines and humans who are suffering from the storm’s impact. 1. Donate To help those affected by Hurricane Harvey you can […] | August 30, 2017
Expert Advice: News AKC Reunite Pet Disaster Relief Trailers Deployed for Hurricane Harvey
In wake of the devastation of Hurricane Harvey, two AKC Pet Disaster Relief trailers have been deployed to offer aid. What The Trailers Do Each trailer is fully stocked with non-perishable supplies to house at least 65 pets immediately after a disaster is declared. The trailers contain items such as: crates, bowls, leashes, AKC Reunite microchips, […] | August 30, 2017
Press Releases AKC Reunite Announces Challenge Grant to Help Hurricane Harvey Victims
AKC Reunite is pleased to announce a Challenge Grant from Barbara and Bob Amen (Delegate, Greater St. Louis Training Club), which will match donations to AKC Reunite's Pet Disaster Relief Fund up to $10,000 to support efforts for the families and pets in Texas and Louisiana affected by Hurricane Harvey. "We have many friends in […] | August 30, 2017
Press Releases AKC Reunite Pitches in to Help Hurricane Harvey Evacuees and Their Pets
Our hearts and prayers go out to the many people in Texas, Louisiana and surrounding areas that are in the path of Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath. The magnitude of the devastation from this storm is unimaginable and the American Kennel Club® (AKC®) and AKC Reunite are here to contribute to the relief. Two AKC […] | August 30, 2017
Expert Advice: Lifestyle Is Your Dog Prepared For A Natural Disaster?
It's not always possible to prepare for a natural disaster, but there are a few steps you can take ahead of time to prepare yourself and your canine companions. Here are a few tips from AKC Reunite for keeping safe in any emergency situation: Plan ahead. Even before warning of a natural disaster, make sure to pack a […] | August 28, 2015
Press Releases Help Your Community’s Pets During Times of Disaster With an AKC Pet Disaster Relief Trailer
With the ever-increasing number of floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes and wildfires, AKC Reunite is helping communities across the nation prepare by mobilizing AKC Pet Disaster Relief.   AKC Reunite, working in conjunction with AKC clubs, is raising funds to help supply stocked mobile AKC Pet Disaster Relief trailers that deliver essential, nonperishable necessities for sheltering […] | September 17, 2013
Expert Advice: Did You Know? Dogs and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
As more military veterans have returned from war zones, there is an increased awareness of PTSD. PTSD, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, is a severe anxiety disorder that results from experiencing an extremely traumatic event such as war (explosions), death, accidents, brutality, or extreme weather and massive destruction (buildings falling, roofs caving in). Most people know that […] | March 25, 2013
Press Releases AKC Companion Animal Recovery Offers Tips To Prepare Your Pet For Hurricane Sandy
With Hurricane Sandy expected to affect much of the northeast coastal states early next week, AKC Companion Animal Recovery (AKC CAR) reminds pet owners to have a safety plan in place for their pets, whether evacuating or remaining at home. “Since 2003, the AKC CAR Canine Support and Relief Fund has been active in donating […] | October 26, 2012
Expert Advice: Lifestyle 4 Fast Things Pet Owners Can Do to Save Their Dog in a Natural Disaster
September marks the middle of hurricane season—as well as the one-year anniversary of the AKC Pet Disaster Relief program. Your dog’s survival in a natural disaster, as well as your own, depends largely on whether or not you are prepared. Use the following tips to prepare for an evacuation in the event of a hurricane […] | January 1, 2009

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