Disaster Preparedness For Your Pet

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Disaster Preparedness For Your Pet - Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What will ensure your pet’s safety during a disaster?

    • A.

      Bring him indoors well before the natural disaster.

    • B.

      Make sure your home is safe for you and your pet.

    • C.

      Visit HawaiianHumane.org to find a pet-friendly shelter.

    • D.

      Arrange for your pet to stay with friends or family if necessary.

    • E.

      All of the above.

    Correct Answer
    E. All of the above.
    Explanation
    If it’s not safe for you, it’s not safe for pets. Never leave them behind. Visit HawaiianHumane.org for tips and info.

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  • 2. 

    What items should be included in your pet’s disaster preparedness kit?

    • A.

      7-10 day supply of food and water.

    • B.

      Crate or carrier in which he can stand up and turn around in.

    • C.

      Leash, collar with updated ID and license tags and other care supplies.

    • D.

      Medications.

    • E.

      Health records including vaccinations.

    • F.

      Photographs of your pet.

    • G.

      All of the above.

    Correct Answer
    G. All of the above.
    Explanation
    Keep your pet’s essentials in secure containers that can be easily accessed and carried.

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  • 3. 

    What items should your pet have with them at a pet shelter?

    • A.

      A bed.

    • B.

      His favorite toy.

    • C.

      Up-to-date pet identification and vaccinations and a disaster preparedness kit.

    • D.

      All of the above.

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above.
    Explanation
    Provide information on your pet’s behavioral or medical conditions and the name and number of your veterinarian when fostering or boarding him. Pets will not be admitted to a pet-friendly emergency shelter without necessary supplies. You can download our disaster preparedness brochure for more information online at HawaiianHumane.org

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  • 4. 

    Rescue alert stickers are useful to notify people that pets are inside your home.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Always take your pet with you. However, if for some reason you can’t get home to them make sure the sticker is visible to rescue workers and include the types and number of pets in your household and your veterinarian’s contact information.

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  • 5. 

    The nonprofit Hawaiian Humane Society is a designated first responder and partners with the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency to assist in disaster planning and response.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Island humane societies and Hawaii Emergency Management Agency developed a list of designated shelters that will welcome pets during a disaster. All island humane societies are independent and not affiliated with each other. They provide this as a public service to the community.

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  • 6. 

    How many emergency pet shelters are on Oahu?

    • A.

      10

    • B.

      25

    • C.

      30

    • D.

      50

    Correct Answer
    C. 30
    Explanation
    Find out which of the 30 emergency pet shelters is nearest you by visiting HawaiianHumane.org. Shelters will open as needed depending on the disaster.

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  • 7. 

    Emergency pet shelters on Oahu are run by:

    • A.

      Hawaiian Humane Society staff and volunteers

    • B.

      American Red Cross

    • C.

      Other animal welfare organizations.

    Correct Answer
    A. Hawaiian Humane Society staff and volunteers
    Explanation
    The American Red Cross does not fund or run pet friendly shelters. Individuals interested in becoming an emergency pet shelter volunteer can call 356-2216 or sign up online at HawaiianHumane.org.

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  • 8. 

    If my pet is lost during an emergency or natural disaster I should file a lost report with the Hawaiian Humane Society.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Keep your pet’s identification information up-to-date. Provide cats and dogs with a microchip and identification tag. A dog license is legal proof of ownership and should be renewed every two years. You can file a lost report online at HawaiianHumane.org/TakeAction or call 356-2228.

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  • 9. 

    Pets must come to a shelter with:

    • A.

      A crate or carrier

    • B.

      ID tag

    • C.

      Leash

    • D.

      Collar

    • E.

      Week supply of food, medication and litter for cats

    • F.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    F. All of the above
    Explanation
    Animals should bring a crate or carrier that’s large enough to accommodate the pet comfortably. Pets should also have an ID tag, collar, and a leach, as well as a week supply of the following: food, medications and litter for cats. You can download our disaster preparedness brochure for more information online at HawaiianHumane.org

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  • 10. 

    Animals at pet-friendly shelters are expected to be fed, walked, and cleaned by the owner.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The animals at pet-friendly shelters are the responsibility of the owners. The responsibility of the Humane Society staff and volunteers are to manage the shelter. All animals are expected to be fed, walked and cleaned by the owners.

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