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How to Prepare Your Pets for Stressful Situations and Natural Disasters | EP94
When disaster strikes, no one wants to leave their beloved pets behind. To ensure pets are prepared for unpredictable situations, owners should incorporate them into their emergency plans. In addition, for dogs, especially, owners should undergo professional training to build up their dog’s resiliency and skills so they can cope in stressful situations.
In this episode, APU’s Dr. Nicole Drumhiller talks to an emergency and disaster management (EDM) expert and two dog training experts about the steps owners should take to prepare their pets for stressful situations.
Hear Dr. Chris Reynolds’ insights from his 33 years of disaster response experience about what to expect during an emergency situation and how pet owners should modify their disaster preparedness plans to account for their pets’ well-being. Also hear from award-winning dog trainers, Glen Gosse and Rachel Nelson, about specific types of training and skills their dogs should have so they’re prepared for stressful and unexpected situations.
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