Niagara SPCA on COVID-19: Have a plan for your pets

Posted at 12:02 PM, Mar 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-13 12:02:45-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — The Niagara County SPCA says it is important for everyone to include pets in preparedness plans.

The SPCA says you should identify a trusted family member or friend to care for your pets if someone becomes ill or hospitalized. Research potential boarding facilities. Have crates, food and extra supplies.

Pet owners are also asked to make sure all animal vaccines are up to date in case boarding becomes necessary. Ensure all medications are documented with dosages and administering instructions.

Pets should have identification including a collar with tags and a registered microchip.

Anyone interested in helping out is encouraged to inquire about fostering here.