A pet-friendly shelter will be located at Harrison Central High School this year. You must pre-register if you think you will need space at the shelter in the event of a mandatory evacuation.
You can pick up registration forms at the Humane Society of South Mississippi on Highway 49.
Here's a list of requirements for staying at the pet-friendly shelter:
- Must bring proof of current vaccinations
- Pet must wear ID
- Bring a leash
- Must bring pet carrier
- Bring enough pet food and bowls for three days
- Bring three day supply of medications if needed
- Toys and treats are a good idea to reduce stress
Here are some general tips for evacuating with your pet:
- Store medications/medical records in waterproof container
- Bring sturdy leashes/carriers for storm evacuations
- Make sure pet has ID tag and collar
- Take enough pet food and water for three days