Have Bottled Water Ready
Drinking contaminated water can bring about a lot of trouble after a hurricane or flood. “Salt water, brackish water, dirty water and even clean-looking standing water all pose disease threats,” says Dr. Edward M. Wakem, DVM, Ceva Veterinary Services Manager and American Heartworm Society board member.
As a general rule, Dr. Wakem says that if water from a particular source is unsafe for human consumption, then a pet shouldn’t drink it either. “Preparing for a disaster includes providing for a safe water supply,” says Dr. Wakem. “Bottled water, water filters and… Read More