VIDEO: Animal Services Steps in with Emergency Evacuations

It’s not just humans that are in need during emergencies.

The County’s Department of Animal Services sometimes has to intervene, whether that means rescuing animals from the heat and danger or simply feeding and watering pets left behind and those at shelters.

Follow along with two Animal Services officers as they tend to animals both big and small. Make sure you and your pets are prepared for an emergency: make a disaster plan, create a household pet evacuation kit and make sure you have everything in order for your livestock.

Suzanne Bartole is a multimedia designer with the County of San Diego Communications Office.