(WSVN) - With Hurricane Irma quickly approaching Florida, residents are preparing to get their families ready — and that includes their pets.
Items to gather for pets:
- Two weeks worth of food and water
- One month supply of medications
- Cleaning supplies (including cat litter)
- First Aid supplies
- Toys and blankets
- Things your pet uses daily
- Pet records and proper identification (in case your pet gets lost)
Pets allowed in shelters:
- Guinea pigs
- Small rabbits
- North Miami Beach Senior High at 1247 NE 167 St.
- South Miami Senior at 6856 SW 53 St.
- Felix Varela Senior at 15255 SW 96 St.
- Miami-Dade County Fair and Exhibition at 10901 Coral Way.
Service animals are allowed in general population shelters as long as the pet meets federal law requirements.
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