Natural disasters bombard our cities and push people and pets alike out of their homes and fleeing to safety. Just recently, Hurricane Harvey swept through Houston and the rest of the Gulf Coast, placing many people and their pets in danger. Though residents may know of a hurricane and another natural disaster's pending arrival, there is only so much you can do given a few days warning. If you live in an area where you may be exposed to natural disasters like flooding, hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes and more, you can never be too prepared. Here are 4 steps to create a disaster preparedness plan for you and your pet:
4 Steps for a Disaster Preparedness Pet Plan
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Dirty Dog Contest Winners Announced!
The Dirty Dog Pet Photo Contest ended Monday night and we are happy to say it was a big splash. We laughed, we cried, we saw so many muddy mutts! With all of these dogs in desperate need of a deep clean grooming, the judges had the tough task of choosing only ten winners. It was a mucky job, but someone had to do it!
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Happy National Puppy Day!
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Hero Dog Saves Puppies from Forest Fire
It's not quite Mother's Day yet, but after hearing this story and watching the video, we wanted to honor one very special mother.
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The Best Friends Dirty Dog Pet Photo Contest
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Best Friends Doggy Bowl 2015
Are you ready for some football? Yeah you are, and so are we! We get so excited for the Super Bowl each year that we throw our very own Doggy Bowl parties in each of our Doggy Day Camps across the country. Our staff members turn into referees and coaches for the day and our Camp rooms transform into football stadiums; Camp parents turn into cheerleaders and our Doggy Day Campers become MVPs!
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Join Us for Dress Up Your Pet Day at Best Friends!
Did you know that January 14th is Dress Up Your Pet Day? A whole day devoted to dressing up pets... brilliant! At Best Friends we never let an opportunity like this pass us by. So, on Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 we are asking that our Doggy Day Campers dress to impress and come spend the day with us at Best Friends Pet Care.
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Best Friends #PetScares Instagram Photo Contest
Do your pets love Halloween? Show us your cat’s best fang face, your dog howling at the moon or even your critter’s creative costume! Use your imagination and you could win one of three great prizes!
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The Sleeps With Dogs (or Cats) Photo Contest Winner Is...
Congratulations to the Ross Family with their Guardian Angels photo for being chosen as the Grand Prize Winner in our Sleeps With Dogs (or Cats) Pet Photo Contest. There was a ton of competition but you managed to oversleep them all and come out the big winner! Your family will be awarded the Best Friends Sleep With Dogs Prize Package worth $1000. That includes a $250 gift certificate to use at any Best Friends Pet Care center or veterinary hospital, a $100 gift certificate to Bed Bath & Beyond, an Orvis Dog Proof Throw Blanket, a six month supply of Frontline Plus, and an array of other items!
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Support the Troops by Supporting Their Pets
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