Plan ahead to protect your pet when disaster strikes

Natural disasters can occur at any time, and without a plan you could make panicked decisions that threaten the safety of your pet, yourself and your family.

Download our free Disaster Pack to prepare a disaster plan for your pet.

It is vital to prepare a disaster plan for your pet before a disaster strikes – or risk potentially losing each other forever.

In Australia, we love our pets

Protect your pet in a disaster

Do you have a plan to protect your pet when disaster strikes?

Bushfires, storms, floods, tropical cyclones and hot weather are a reality of living in Australia.

These disasters can occur at any time, and without a plan you could make panicked decisions that threaten the safety of your pet, yourself and your family.

It is vital to prepare a disaster plan for your pet – or be prepared potentially to lose each other forever.

The Black Saturday Bushfires

The Black Saturday bushfires in Victoria in 2009 were deadly for both people and pets.

The Victorian Bushfires Royal Commission investigation into the bushfires found that human safety was compromised due to lack of preparation by households.

Many people have strong connections to their pets - and many lives were lost returning to the fire scene at a late stage to retrieve animals.

One-third of witness testimonies in the Black Saturday investigation made reference to animals.