Storm Safety for Pets

All pet owners should be reminded to have an emergency plan ready. Knowing exacting what to do in a time of crisis is the best way of protecting yourself and your pets.

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Familiarise yourself with local shelters, in extreme events most shelters will allow you to take your pets.

Some shelters may only let you bring your pets if they can be properly identified, this includes up-to-date vaccination details.Ensure all pet identification and microchipping details are up to date. Always have a few pictures of your pets, even better a picture of you with your pets. For birds that have leg rings ensure you have an updated list of ring numbers and colours.

Include your family and friends pets in your plan, this will ensure you will have someone to help you if needed. Always have your local Vet information included in the plan.

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Ensure all pet identification and microchipping details are up to date. Always have a few pictures of your pets, even better a picture of you with your pets. For birds that have leg rings ensure you have an updated list of ring numbers and colours.

Include your family and friends pets in your plan, this will ensure you will have someone to help you if needed. Always have your local Vet information included in the plan.

Ensure you have enough pet supplies, this includes food, medication, litter and water. If your pets have specific dietary needs also include a list of what your pets can or cannot eat in your plan.

If you are running incubators or heating/cooling elements, ensure you have a reliable generator available. Ensure you also have a FULL can of fuel. 

Aviaries and pens should be properly secured. Never tie pens or aviaries to trees that could fall during extreme weather. 

A pet first aid kit, clean towels, disinfectant and garbage bags should also be included in your list of necessities.

List of QUEENSLAND organisations, Facebook Groups and Vets that could assist you in times of crisis;

000 - Emergency only - Police, Fire or Ambulance. 

State Emergency Services (SES) - Ph: 132 500

RSPCA Queensland - Ph: 1300 ANIMAL (264 625)

Lost and Found Pets;

Brisbane City Council or your local council

Lost and found birds in brisbane

Brisbane Birds & Parrots

Lost and Found Pets in North Brisbane

Queensland Lost Pet Register (QLPR)

Lost Pet Co-ordinator - Redlands Region

Lost Pet Coordinator Brisbane Southern Suburbs

Townsville Lost and Found Birds

Emerald Lost and Found

Lost & Found Pets Ipswich QLD

Missing & Stolen Pets in QLD

Sunshine Coast Lost and Found Birds

Gold Coast Lost and Found Pets

Cairns Animals Lost, Found and For Sale

Lost Pet Coordinator (All animals): 

Somerset Region

Burdekin Region

Mtn Isa

Moreton Bay Region

North Brisbane

Central Qld

Whitsundays Region

Southern Downs

Rockhampton Region

Gladstone Region

Mackay Region

Townsville Region

Burnett Region

Gympie Region

Cairns and North Qld Region

Logan Region

Maranoa Region

Senic Rim Region

Redland Region

Lockyer Valley Region

Sunshine Coast Region

Ipswich Region

Toowoomba Region

Fraser Coast Region

Bundaberg Region

Bird Vets:

Gold Coast Bird Vet (including northern NSW)

Veterinary Medical Centre (UQ) - Dr Bob Doneley BVSc FACVc CMAVA - Gatton

Wishart Road Veterinary Surgery (Greencross) - Wishhart (Logan)

Brisbane Bird & Exotics Veterinary Services - Greenslopes