Skip to main content
Email Print Share

All Images


News Release 05-142

Four-legged Family Members Must Be Included in Emergency Plans

Concern for pets is main reason why some won't evacuate disaster areas

This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.

Back to article | Note about images

Okaloosa (Fla.) animal services director comforts a woman seeking a temporary home for her dog.

Okaloosa County Animal Services Director Dee Thompson-Poirrier comforts a woman seeking a temporary home for her family's small dog, "Bruizer." The family's home in DeSoto County was destroyed by Hurricane Charley in 2004.

Credit: Laura Bevan, The Humane Society of the United States


Download the high-resolution JPG version of the image. (987 KB)

Use your mouse to right-click (Mac users may need to Ctrl-click) the link above and choose the option that will save the file or target to your computer.

A young volunteer comforts a kitten after Hurricane Ivan.

After Hurricane Ivan, a young volunteer at the Okaloosa County (Fla.) Animal Services Center comforts a kitten.

Credit: Laura Bevan, The Humane Society of the United States


Download the high-resolution JPG version of the image. (178 KB)

Use your mouse to right-click (Mac users may need to Ctrl-click) the link above and choose the option that will save the file or target to your computer.

A lost dog with a broken leg received treatment at a temporary animal shelter.

A lost dog with a broken leg received treatment at a temporary animal shelter and veterinary unit set up in DeSoto County, Fla., after hurricane Charley devastated the area.

Credit: Laura Bevan, The Humane Society of the United States


Download the high-resolution JPG version of the image. (216 KB)

Use your mouse to right-click (Mac users may need to Ctrl-click) the link above and choose the option that will save the file or target to your computer.

A Bay Area Disaster Animal Response Team (DART) member cares for two orphaned racoons.

A Bay Area Disaster Animal Response Team (DART) member helps with the care of two orphaned racoons after Hurricane Charley destroyed their home in 2004.

Credit: The Humane Society of the United States


Download the high-resolution JPG version of the image. (404 KB)

Use your mouse to right-click (Mac users may need to Ctrl-click) the link above and choose the option that will save the file or target to your computer.

When left alone during a disaster, animals must care for each other.

When left alone during a disaster, animals must care for each other.

Credit: Leslie Fink


Download the high-resolution JPG version of the image. (382 KB)

Use your mouse to right-click (Mac users may need to Ctrl-click) the link above and choose the option that will save the file or target to your computer.

The Code 3 Response Vehicle takes the role of an emergency veterinary hospital

The Code 3 Response Vehicle takes the role of an emergency veterinary hospital in Hardee County after Hurricane Charley devastated the community in August of 2004. Code 3 is a non-profit animal disaster response group operating out of Colorado.

Credit: Laura Bevan, The Humane Society of the United States


Download the high-resolution JPG version of the image. (484 KB)

Use your mouse to right-click (Mac users may need to Ctrl-click) the link above and choose the option that will save the file or target to your computer.