Floods and Your Pets and Livestock

Floods and Your Pets and Livestock

Floods can impact animal health as well as human health. Make plans for your pets in the event you will need to evacuate your home or farm.

Floods Preparedness Factsheet

Related Websites

Livestock Resources

Flood Information: Livestock
Website with links to information on protecting livestock before, during and after a flood.
North Dakota State University Extension Service
Hazards and Threats Preparedness Resources
Website with numerous factsheets on topics for recovering from various all-hazard situations.
Louisiana State University Ag Center

Pet Resources

Hazards and Threats Preparedness Resources
Website with numerous factsheets on topics for recovering from various all-hazard situations.
Louisiana State University Ag Center

Additional Web Resources

Pet Resources

Disaster Preparedness and Pets Video
Dr. Heather Case, director of the Scientific Activities Division at the American Veterinary Medical Association, talks about incorporating pets into a disaster preparedness plan
American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
Saving the Whole Family
Booklet (16 pages) containing detailed disaster planning information for small and large animals.
American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)

Livestock Resources

Maintaining Livestock Health After a Flood
Factsheet of recommendations for livestock health issues after a flood.
University of Wisconsin Extension
Preparing to Evacuate Your Farm
Information discussing long range preparation for the evacuation of a farm.
University of Florida Cooperative Extension Service - Disaster Handbook
Preparing to Evacuate Your Farm: Safety Measures When Flooding is Expected
Information on preparing your farm for a flood.
University of Wisconsin Extension
Protecting Livestock During a Flood
Information on protecting livestock during flood situations.
University of Wisconsin Extension
Salvaging Stored Wet Feed and Grain
Factsheet discussing the drying, marketing and safe feeding of feed and grain damage by a flood situation.
University of Wisconsin Extension
Saving the Whole Family
Booklet (16 pages) containing detailed disaster planning information for small and large animals.
American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
Special Considerations for Agricultural Producers - Preparing for a Flood
Factsheet describing general considerations for preparing livestock before a flood or flash flood situation.
University of Florida Cooperative Extension Service - Disaster Handbook
Standby Electric Generators: A Source of Emergency Power for Farmer
Factsheet discussing the types, operation and maintenance of electric generators for emergency situations.
University of Wisconsin Extension