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Learn How to Prepare Your Pet for an Emergency

A Farmington area veterinarian talks about how to help ensure your pet survives if disaster strikes.

The Farmington Hills/Farmington Emergency Preparedness Commission (EPC) will present a free seminar on Preparing Your Pets for Emergencies at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 25 at the , located at 28600 Eleven Mile Road.

Local veterinarian Christian Ast will discuss how pets have been affected in recent disasters and will provide preparedness tips on how to increase your pet’s chances for survival. 

If you are like millions of pet owners nationwide, you consider your pet an important member of your household. The likelihood that you and your animals will survive an emergency such as a fire, flood or tornado depends largely on preparedness and emergency planning. 

No registration is required for the seminar. For more information, contact EPC Vice Chair Tim Tutak at 248-417-0930 or tutakt@live.com

--City of Farmington Hills press release

Nancy Besser September 04, 2012 at 11:28 AM
What about speaking about how to protect your pets against mosquito problem we are experiencing in Michigan?
Nancy Besser September 04, 2012 at 11:31 AM
We need to hear from Veterinarians on topic of mosquito that can kill your dog and is plaguing us now in Michigan. Even with monthly protection what else can we do. One dog has already died from mosquito bite in Michigan and no one is doing article for pets on this issue
Joni Hubred-Golden (Editor) September 04, 2012 at 12:17 PM
That's a great suggestion, Nancy. I'll follow up!
Nancy Besser September 04, 2012 at 03:39 PM
Thank you it is so needed. My dog loves the grass and I have concerns even with using preventatives. I heard one dog died from mosquito already and no one is addressing this yet

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