CNN host Jessica Dean speaks with Maui Humane Society, Director of Marketing Katie Shannon regarding the current situation on Maui. Maui Humane Society estimates there are 3,000 lost or missing pets. MHS is working with emergency response teams to provide medical attention to pets in need in Lahaina. As of Saturday, August 12, fires are still burning and assessments of the damage are underway.
The best way to protect your family from the effects of a disaster is to be prepared, and have a disaster plan. If you are a pet parent, that plan includes your pets. Keep reading to find out what should be included in your pet disaster preparedness and first aid kits, and for additional resources.