Preparing for an emergency for your pet.
Tips to prepare your pet for an emergency.
Emergencies come in many different forms, and you may need to evacuate your home on a temporary basis or a longer, unknown amount of time.
SCRAPS urges pet owners to be prepared for any circumstance by making sure their pets are always wearing up-to-date identification in the form of a license and microchip. “Pets can easily get lost and lose their collars in the chaos of an emergency,” said Nancy Hill, Regional Director of SCRAPS. “A microchip with current information will get your pet home.”
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When a pet goes missing it can be devastating to your family. Before you panic and give your missing pet up as gone forever, here are some tips and actions you can take that may help return to your pet to your family ASAP!
Stop by SCRAPS.
SCRAPS is the only place where a neighbor, passerby, or Animal Protection Officer will bring your lost pet. No other organization houses stray or lost animals in Spokane County. Look on our website under Impound to see if your pet has been brought to the shelter or better yet, stop by. If your pet has [...]
In a one week period from July 1st through July 6th, the Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service (SCRAPS) has taken in 89 dogs and 145 cats – a total of 234 animals. That’s thirty nine animals per day for the last six days.
“Even during this busy season, that’s an unbelievable amount of incoming animals for us,” said Nancy Hill, SCRAPS Regional Director. “These pets have no identification – no license or microchip – so we must find them homes immediately.” Last year, SCRAPS took in 43 dogs and 59 cats during the same period of time and that number [...]