6 Disaster Tips for Pet Owners

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They may bit a little furry, but they’re part of your family. Do you know what to do to keep your pet safe? Here are a few tips:

  1. Identification: Keep a collar and up-to-date ID tags on your pet at all times, or get your buddy microchipped. Also keep a few current photos of your pet on your phone or online. Most of the pets with identification can be returned to their owners right away after a storm. Those without can spend weeks in shelters or be given to a foster family permanently.  Continue reading

Disaster Insurance Tips


Take a few minutes this weekend and check out your policy, and save the number you should call to report a loss in your phone. Share this list with your friends, family and neighbors! 

  1. Review your policy. Dig it out of the filing cabinet and check what types of losses are covered, how much coverage you have, and the amount of your deductibles. Be aware, your insurance policy may not cover flood damage, or wind-driven water damage. Learn more about the National Flood Insurance Program at http://www.floodsmart.gov/floodsmart/Continue reading