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September is National Disaster Preparedness Month!

You can’t disaster-proof everything, but you can be prepared, and those preparations should include safety and comfort measures of your pets in case a catastrophe hits.  We recommend keeping the following items in your pet care/emergency kit:
  • A secure carrier for safe transport, preferably with bedding or a blanket
  • A reflective collar, leash, and harness
  • Dry food (more compact and lightweight)
  • Water
  • A supply of plastic bags
  • A toy or two to help ease the stress
  • Pet first aid kit
  • If your pet is on medication, make sure it is in your kit, along with details of your veterinarian and health records
Having these items ready in case of a disaster could be vital and help minimize stress and panic.  You may also want to pre-research places that will accommodate you as well as your pets, if the need arises.  Being prepared now will provide you with the peace of mind later!


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August 26 is National Dog Day!

Did you know that August 26 is National Dog Day? The special day has two goals: to honor dogs for all that they do for us and to rescue dogs from homelessness and abuse.
The day honors dogs for things that humans can sometimes take for granted.  In addition to giving love and companionship, dogs help us out in countless ways. They are watchdogs for our safety. They lead the blind. Dogs aid in search and rescue, and they seek out bombs and drugs.
The second goal of National Dog Day is to rescue dogs in need. On occasion, dogs need us to save them from homelessness and abuse.
At JasperandZoe.com, we honor dogs everyday, and lend a hand to help dogs in need by contributing a portion of all sales to ASPCA to support the fight against animal cruelty.  Join us in our efforts today by shopping with us!

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