Shelters

Both public and private animal shelters face a unique set of problems when it comes to creating an emergency plan.   The large number of animals usually housed in shelters, as well as the diverse species population present challenges when handling, transporting, and housing animals during a disaster.  The following resources may help assist shelters in creating a functional plan.

Before you begin, use the Cal OES Threat and Hazard Locator Map to assist you in your planning.