FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 25, 2004
Protecting Animals During a Storm
TALLAHASSEE – As Hurricane Jeanne approaches and Florida residents evacuate to secure shelters, designated facilities across the Southeastern United States are sheltering livestock, horses and household pets. The Division of Animal Industry in Florida, Georgia and Alabama will accept animals seeking refuge in their states under specific guidelines.
Animal owners should be advised of the following:
Residents traveling with pets or preparing to shelter horses and livestock or
those wishing to volunteer or donate money, food and medical supplies can visit
the following Web sites or call:
Emergency information can also be obtained by visiting www.FloridaDisaster.org.
Last updated: July 08, 2005
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