Having a plan in the event of an emergency evacuation is the best thing you can do for yourself and your pet.
What to Pack in a Pet Disaster Kit?
Items to include in a Pet Preparedness Kit
- Proper identification
- Immunization records (You can view your pet’s health records by here or by downloading our app on the Apple Store or Google Play Store)
- County license Rabies tag
- Food and water (2 wks. supply)
- A carrier or portable kennel
- Muzzle, collar, and leash
- Feliway or Adaptil (calming spray, diffuser or wipes)
- Manual can opener
- Current photo of the pet
- Feeding and water bowls
- Favorite toys and blanket
- Cat litter/pan and scoop
- Grooming items
- Plastic bags to handle waste
- Pet First Aid Kit
|Download Pet Disaster Checklist: Cats (PDF)||Download Pet Disaster Checklist: Dogs (PDF)|
Where to Can You Go in the Event of an Evacuation?
There are several places that you can take your pet in the event of an evacuation.
Local Pet-Friendly Hotels
La Quinta Inn, St. Petersburg, (717) 525-1800
Days Inn, St. Petersburg, (727) 851-9889
La Quinta Inn, Pinellas Park, (717) 545-5611
Residence Inn, Clearwater, (727)562-5400
Comfort Inn, Clearwater, (727) 489-5000
**It is important to call ahead to verify the size of animal allowed and what is required for them to stay at the establishment.
There are three pet-friendly shelters in Pinellas County open during disasters:
Palm Harbor University High School
1900 Omaha St., Palm Harbor
Largo High School
410 Missouri Ave. N., Largo
Gibbs High School
850 34th St. S., St. Petersburg