Sand Canyon Fire Safe
owner of animals, whether they are large or small, preparing before an
emergency occurs, can save lives and reduce stress levels.
The Animal Evacuation Preparedness Team of the Sand Canyon
Fire Safe Council has collected and presented information and resources to
help you plan for your family and animals’ safe evacuation or sheltering in.
this website you can find sample materials to get you started. Feel
free to modify them for your unique situation……
A sample barn
card - lists
information about your animals, your veterinarian, feeding instructions
and includes a photo and contact information. Keep this posted near
list for your neighbors –
formalize a plan with your immediate
neighbors and share pertinent information. This list will help you do
Checklist and Priorities –
Post this suggested list on the back of your most used door in the
house. In times of emergency, it relieves the stress to have a written
checklist of things to do. Consider assigning tasks ahead of time.
Give everyone, even the children a job to do.
Small Animals –
Checklist for small animals
Veterinarian Facilities –
For small animals
Control – If you need help
evacuating your animals of any size, call the Castaic Animal Shelter at
Preparing your barn for disaster –
This is a comprehensive guide on how
to prepare your barn for disaster. It also has information on what you
need in order to prepare to shelter-in with your animals should the
canyon be isolated.
72-hour kit checklist –
Consider keeping a 72 hour kit handy
for you to grab and go.
Ready-made 72 hour
Home Depot has pre-packaged 72 hour kits.
North Carolina State Animal Response Team
- In Your Car
- Keep a copy
of your critical phone numbers; neighbors, veterinarians, Animal
Control, out-of-area contacts, etc.
- Consider at
72 hour kit for your car along with some snacks and water.
- Have good
- Local maps
- People need
a minimum of 1 gallon per person per day. Plan for seven days.
(This does not include hygiene.)
- Horses need
a minimum of 15 gallons per horse per day.
Animal Evacuation Preparedness Team wishes you and your family well.
Do your part to get organized before the emergency
List (Short Outline Version published prior)