Don’t forget to make a disaster kit for your pet

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. — We've seen the devastation hurricanes can cause. Dorian was a category 5 hurricane when it made landfall and left heartbreaking devastation in the Bahamas.

September is National Preparedness Month, which is the perfect time to put a disaster response plan in place for the whole family, including your pets.  When making a disaster plan, many people forget about protecting their furry family members. These four-legged friends are, unfortunately, often left behind by owners who are not prepared to properly care for them during or after a disaster. with a little extra preparation, pet owners can have a plan in place to ensure all their loved ones remain safe.

For more information about how you and your pet can be prepared during an emergency, click or tap here.

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