September is National Disaster Preparedness Month, which takes the time to remind and encourage you and other people to be prepared for disasters or emergencies that might occur out of the blue. It is around this time of year that several natural disasters are heard of all over the news, with so many hurricanes, tornadoes, and wildfires abound. With all this in mind, you may be wondering if you’re prepared enough if one were to hit your hometown. While you may feel secure, have you ever considered if your pet feels the same way? Here are some ways that you and your pet can remain safe during a natural disaster if one were to ever occur.
It is common knowledge that pet owners almost always talk to their pet, whether it is during training, meal times, or simply relaxing. It has become integrated into a core part of an owner’s routine that it is hard to find someone who doesn’t say something to their pet from time to time. While people often do this without a second thought, it does beg the question: can animals really comprehend what we are saying to them? While the answer may seem to be an obvious ‘no’ on the surface, the recently uncovered truth is actually quite astounding.