Hurricane Irma: Aftermath
What You Need To Know
Our St. Pete veterinary center has no phone or internet right now, but is open for normal operations as of 9/13. If you have an urgent need, stop by the center.
Our Largo shelter is also open for normal operations as of 9/14.
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Volunteer to help us fix the damage from Irma here
We’re operating under special hours during the hurricane: Hours
Hurricane Preparation Resources
You can get on Pinellas County’s free Emergency Notification Service at www.pinellascounty.org/alertpinellas
You should also invest in a battery-powered NOAA weather radio.
Fill up your vehicles and generators with gas and consider purchasing an extra container.
For ideas on what you’ll need for you and your pets, click here
If you adopted your pet from us, most likely your pet has been fitted with a 24PetWatch® microchip. For a limited time residents of Florida can update their microchip information for FREE by calling 1-866-597-2424.
Are you in an evacuation zone? A flood zone? Find out at http://egis.pinellascounty.org/apps/knowyourzone/
For pet friendly shelter information and pre-registration visit http://www.pinellascounty.org/emergency/petpreparedness.htm. You MUST pre-register, and mobile home residents are given priority. You can complete the registration online at http://www.pinellascounty.org/animalservices/pdf/ASHurPrep.pdf
Where will you go? How is everyone getting there?
Many popular hotel chains offer pet friendly locations, including La Quinta, Motel 6, Red Roof, Red Lion and Best Western. Some hotel chains that typically aren’t pet friendly may ease their restrictions in case of an emergency but you should call ahead to make sure.
Other resources for pet friendly hotels along your evacuation route: