Mt Hood Emergency Expo 2014 is coming!!!

Friday May 2nd 11:30 am to 7:00 pm
Saturday May 4th, 9:30 am to 6:00 pm

This FREE expo will have over 60 speakers and displays to help you BE PREPARED. Won't you join us?

Thursday, December 8, 2011


Pet Emergency Supplies and Traveling Kits
Pet first-aid kit and guidebook (Available at the ASPCA Store)
3-7 days’ worth of canned (pop-top) or dry food
Disposable litter trays (aluminum roasting pans are perfect)
Litter or paper towels
Liquid dish soap and disinfectant
Disposable garbage bags for clean up
Pet feeding dishes
Extra collar or harness as well as an extra leach
photocopies of medical records and a waterproof container with a two week supply of any medicine your per requires
A traveling bag, crate or sturdy carrier, ideally one for each pet
 Recent photos of your pet (in case you are separated and need to make a lost poster)
 Especially for cats: Pillowcase toys and scoopable litter
 Especially for dogs: Extra leashes, toys, chew toys and a week’s worth of cage liners
Special considerations for Birds, Reptiles, and small animals (such as hamsters, gerbils, mice and guinea pigs please see the ASPCA web site


Bird Emergency Preparation Things to do ahead of time or keep on hand in an easily accessible place to ensure you have what you need, when you need it, and don't have to worry about it during an actual emergency.     First Aid Kit: Include gauze bandage roll, Stiptik powder (to stop bleeding -- corn starch does NOT work for bad bleeding. Available at pet stores) are tweezers, needle nose pliers, hydrogen peroxide, antibacterial ointment.
     Travel Carrier with Food set up and ready to go in case of an evacuation. You can store some containers of non-perishable seeds and nuts in the carrier as well, so they will be right there too.
   Missing Posters You don't want to be having to make these when you're trying to look for a lost bird. Make them ahead of time and have a good supply on hand, then you can send someone out to make more copies if needed. Sample Lost Poster & Good Bird Inc's
 Lost Poster Templates    Lists of Important Numbers and Information    Pet Information --- Include band and/or microchip numbers, detailed descriptions, info on diet & medications, insurance, etc. For your easy reference and also in case someone else has to take care of them for you. Information Sheet     Important Contact Numbers --- Vets, emergency clinics, shelters, rescue organizations, microchip registry, etc. Important Numbers     CD of Your Bird Singing This can be a big help in locating a missing bird. Record one of your birds morning vocalizing sessions for a few minutes and burn it to a CD for your emergency kit.     Know How to Recover a Lost Bird Read this and print it out or bookmark it ahead of time so you will know what to do should an accident occur. Strategies to Utilize when a Flighted Bird Escapes by Barbara Heidenreich.     Hotline for Animal Poison Control: 888-426-4435 Available 24 hrs / 7 days per week. ($55 consult fee) For more information see: National Animal Poison Control Center.     Have an emergency plan. For all different kinds of animals, see Disaster Preparedness Guidelines from ASPCA .     Microchip your bird. Many shelters do routinely check found birds for microships now. It can save you time finding your bird, as well as providing positive ID that it is yours. The chip plus brief anesthesia for implanting typically cost about $50-75, and there is a one-time activation/registration fee of $10. Additional pet recovery services such as automatic contact of vets and shelters with your pet's information and picture can be added for a small annual fee. For more information contact your vet or Home Again .

Sue Roake
Be Bop USA Pet Products

Benefiting animals since 1988


Pet Emergency Pack
 Important Information to have at all times. Keep it updated. Laminate and keep a copy in your dog’s survival kit pack.Pet Owner Name: ____________________________________Pet Owner Contact: ___________________________________Name of Pet: ____________________________________Breed: ___________________   Age: ________________Color:  _________________________________________Unusual markings: _______________________________License #, state:_________________________________Microchip or tattoo ID #: ___________________________Chip company & Contact: __________________________ _______________________________________________Pet Insurance Co. & Policy #: _______________________ _______________________________________________Feeding routine: _________________________________Allergies: _______________________________________Medical History: __________________________________Vaccinations: ____________________________________Veterinarian: ____________________________________Emergency Contact: ______________________________Emergency Contact: ______________________________Emergency Contact (out of state for cases when communications within your area are down):   ______________________I authorize medical treatment of my dog and agree to be financially responsible of expenses incurred to save my  pet’s life:  Yes   No  _______________________________________Signature of owner of above described pet Keep your dog’s survival pack in a place that is quick and easy to grab and go. You may want to keep it in your car, or in your coat closet.  You may consider keeping 2 packs, one in your home and one in your car.  We never know when an emergency might occur that would require us to quickly evacuate our home. It may be a hurricane, flood or other natural disaster. It may be loss of power or fire. Not matter the case, if you prepare for the worse and hope for the best you and your dog will have the security of knowing you are doing all you can to protect your pet.  Following these simple tasks will help to keep your pet in safe hands. Fill out the form on the above. Keep it updated and copy one for your pet’s survival pack and one to always have in your wallet. It will be helpful to laminate the one in your dog’s pack.Replace the food supply in your dog’s pack regularly.  Try freeze dried food which has a shelf life of 12 months for a worry free option.  Keep in mind that a sudden change in your dog’s diet may cause digestive uneasiness.  But remember, this is a survival kit, so use the type of food that is most appropriate for your circumstances.Have appropriate water in the pack for your pet, keeping in mind water is heavy. Do not pack more than absolutely necessary for your dog’s survival.Know the weight of your pet. It may become imperative if you need to use the anti-diarrheal or antihistamine.  Check with your vet now to confirm dosage recommendations for you specific pet’s age, weight and conditions.  Suggested dosages are included in the pack. Be Bop Dog Emergency Pack Available at http://www.bebopusa.com/ Kit includesDurable, comfortable and padded back pack for your dog.  Inside you’ll find:Water Bowl, First Aid Kit (vet wrap, antibiotic ointment, bandages) rubber paw booties, antihistamine for allergic reactions or motion sickness, bio-degradable plastic bags,  extra leash/collar combo, Leather Id wallet (fits onto collar or leash), Important information and contact numbers chart, Chewy treats to ease anxiety. Also import tips and information .   



Sue Roake
Be Bop USA Pet Products

Benefiting animals since 1988

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