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Special Weather Statement issued January 17 at 10:10PM EST by NWS Upton NY The combination of light precipitation earlier this evening and temperatures falling below freezing overnight may result in icy spots on area roadways. Motorists should exercise caution if traveling this evening.

Suffolk County SPCA Hurricane Preparedness for your Pets

Help your animal stay safe! Your pet counts on you. Have a plan in place.

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Suffolk County, NY - June 5, 2014 - Prepare for the unexpected.  Be ready to evacuate. Have essential supplies ready to "grab and go." Know where to find temporary housing for you and your pet.
Make sure that your pet can be identified.  Your pet should always wear his or her ID collar and rabies tag.
In the event that you must evacuate, take care of your pet. Never leave your pet behind. He/she may become lost, injured-or worse. 
Have a plan in advance:
  • Consider friends and relatives outside your local area.  
  • Check for Pet Friendly Shelters.
  • Hotels and motels that allow pets. 
  • has a listing of pet-friendly options.
Create a pet emergency supply kit.
  • Pack basic supplies including food, medication, flashlight, food and water bowls, can opener, cage or carrier, extra collar, litter box, plastic trash bags.
Bring important records including recent photo of your with our pet, contact information, microchip information.
Remember, be informed and ready to act in the event of a disaster