Mississippi recognizes that in many instances, pets are considered part of the family.
If you are required to evacuate, please take your pet with you. If the situation is dangerous for
you then it is also dangerous for your pet. It is often unknown how long an evacuation will be
and it may be dangerous to return to an area to check on or retrieve pets left behind. Identify
evacuation routes and sheltering sites prior to an emergency. Pet friendly emergency shelters are being established but it is best to find alternative sheltering if possible. If you have exotic pets or pets that require intensive medical care, it is recommended that you find a veterinary clinic in which to board your animals through the duration of the event. Information on pet friendly shelters, pet friendly hotels and motels, and veterinary clinics can be found on the Mississippi Board of Animal Health website at www.mbah.state.ms.us.
Should you need to shelter your animal at a pet friendly shelter, you must have the following:
Veterinarian services may or may not be available at the shelter.
Keep important numbers with you, such as:
It is recommended that you:
Gypsy is a female gray and white tabby who is about 1 year old. She loves people and served as the official greeter at the tire store owned by her foster family. If you are interested in adopting Gypsy, please click on the link below.
Keller is a male, 2 year old, Lab who is blind. What Keller is missing in sight, he more than makes up for with his other senses. He is one of the most intelligent, loving and trusting dogs to have ever come through our doors. If you are interested in adopting Keller, please click on the link below.
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This program has provided funds for over 60 animal organizations around the state of Mississippi, primarily with their spay/neuter efforts. By promoting this fund, we are helping animals all over our state. Click here or on the image above.