What to expect at the shelter: Pets will not be housed in the main dormitory. Owners will be responsible for their pets – feeding, exercising, clean up. Wayland has a very limited supply of crates. Owners should plan to bring their own crate and supplies, so make a kit.
Here are some things to put in an emergency kit: -Food and water and dishes for three days with feeding instructions in an airtight container -All Papers, photos and medications should be in a waterproof container or Ziploc bag. -Copy of rabies certificate, inoculations, medical concerns, microchip number -Contact information for emergency animal treatment, family veteranarian, relatives, family members -Photo of pet, identifying features of pet, photo of pet with owner -2 collars or harnesses with ID tags, and 2 leashes. -Crate, bedding, favorite toys or treats -Waste bags, sanitizer and cleaning supplies -Clean paper towels, trash bags
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