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Pet Friendly Shelter Requirements

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
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