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8 ways to prepare your pets for a hurricane

INSIDER Logo By Allie Lembo of INSIDER | Slide 2 of 9:  Don't leave your pets behind if your home is deemed unsafe. When leaving, the  American Red Cross suggests preparing "a phone list of pet-friendly motels and animal shelters along your evacuation route." However, keep in mind that shelters will typically only allow service animals.

If you are evacuating, your pets should evacuate, too.

Don't leave your pets behind if your home is deemed unsafe. When leaving, the American Red Cross suggests preparing "a phone list of pet-friendly motels and animal shelters along your evacuation route." However, keep in mind that shelters will typically only allow service animals.

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