If your pet becomes lost in a storm, having appropriate ID can help them be reunited safely. Is your pet microchipped and has a collar with ID?
WHAT TO DO IF YOU LOSE OR FIND A PET
TIPS TO ENSURE YOUR PETS ARE SAFE
Don’t tether pets if outside - they may do themselves more harm trying to break free.
Provide access to water and food in heavy bowls if outdoors.
Keep your cats indoors.
Take time to prepare a Disaster Pet Preparedness Plan for you and your pet if you need to evacuate.
Ensure objects in your yard are tied down.
WATCH FOR WILDLIFE
Call 1300 ANIMAL to report any sick or injured animals in need of assistance.
More information and tips can be found in our Pet Tips for Summer.
To stay up to date with weather warnings head to the Bureau of Meteorology website.
Be Prepared, Act Early, Be Considerate, Be Safe and follow the advice in the Pets in Emergencies Action Guide.
For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.