Emergency

The Importance of Having a Supply of Emergency Blankets

It seems in this day and age a lot of people are getting in survival mode, and getting prepared for some kind of disaster. This can mean a power outage, earthquake or even being stranded in your car in some remote location on the side of the road. One of the most important items you can buy for your survival kit is a supply of emergency blankets. These can really come in handy in your home when the power goes out, and can even save your life if you get stranded on a lonely road somewhere. While there are a number of emergency blankets on the market today, perhaps the ones that are going to give you the most warmth are Polar fleece blankets. While the company that produces these blankets is relatively new, it is growing by leaps and bounds. They make a wide range of products, from hats and gloves, scarves as well as blankets. Polar fleece is actually a chemical compound know as polyethylene terephthalate, or PET for short. Being a hydrophobic product, it doesn’t absorb water very well, even when fully submerged in water. Because of this, this fabric is highly popular; it retains warmth, is

Humane Society of Chittenden County provides emergency food bank for pets

Humane Society of Chittenden County provides emergency food bank for pets NEWS RELEASE – The Humane Society of Chittenden County offers free pet food for individuals and families in Chittenden and Grand Isle counties during times of crisis. Pet food can be picked up at our South Burlington site – 142 Kindness Court – during … Read more on vtdigger.org The fur is flying in pet-people clashes in the skies But for every complaint like Kaczka's, I get another from a pet owner or disabled person who claims the exact opposite — that travel companies, and in particular, airlines, are not accommodating enough when it comes to their furry friends. Consider … Read more on USA TODAY

Animal Emergency Preparedness

Pottery 6.2.2010 Image by drsmith7383 From Left to Right #3 Pot (Blue), #1 Pot (Multicolored), #3rd Pot (Green). Dog/Cat Food Bowls, Ash Trays or works of art you decide. Animal Emergency Preparedness The Bitterroot Animal Rescue Coalition suggests for dogs and cats, you're going to want to have a kit with extra leash, collar, and ID tags in case they get lost in the shuffle of emergency. Also pack medical records and a good picture in case your dog … Read more on KULR-TV Pooches and dragons: Working in the pet business In a holding area at a busy vets' practice, one of the canine patients is enthusiastically eating everything but the bowl that the food came in. Nothing wrong with his appetite anyway. "I've been in theatre, dealing with a cruciate ligament injury in a … Read more on BBC News