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Animal Welfare

Just as we need to prepare our family and property in times of emergencies and natural disasters we also need to prepare our animals.

After human safety, the welfare of your animals should be your most important consideration in the event of a natural disaster.

As owners or carers of animals you have a duty of care to provide appropriate food, water, shelter and treatment for injury or disease for your animals.

Having a duty of care for an animal that you are in charge of means you are legally obliged to care for it by providing for its needs in a reasonable way.