1-800-PetMeds® Helps Pet Parents Plan For Emergencies With The Prepare Your Pet Sweepstakes!

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It's National Pet Preparedness Month! Of course, emergency plans should always include pets. Now is the perfect time to make sure pet parents have everything that’s needed in case of a natural disaster or other emergency, and a comfy carrier or crate is essential should pet parents ever need to evacuate with pets.

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Most pet parents can’t imagine leaving their pets behind in a natural disaster, but don’t actually have a plan to keep that from happening.

June is National Pet Preparedness Month, the perfect time to create an emergency kit that includes necessary supplies if pet parents ever have to evacuate with pets during a natural disaster or other emergency. By keeping a carrier, a first aid kit, and day-to-day necessities in one place, pet parents will be prepared for anything that comes their way.

A pet’s emergency kit should include extra food, medications, veterinary records, travel bowls, a first aid kit, and a stash of bottled water. It should also include an extra harness, leash, and carrier so pet parents can easily transport pets at a moment’s notice.

It’s also a good time to make sure pets have a collar tag with up-to-date contact information, as well as a microchip that can be used to identify them even if they get lost while they are not wearing their collar.

“Most pet parents can’t imagine leaving their pets behind in a natural disaster, but don’t actually have a plan to keep that from happening,” says Larissa Schenck, Director of Marketing at 1-800-PetMeds®. “Find out which hotels and emergency shelters around you are pet-friendly so you’ll know exactly where to go if your family has to evacuate.”

To help pet parents stock up their emergency kits, 1-800-PetMeds® is giving away four Deluxe Portable Soft Pet Crates. All pet parents are invited to enter to win a crate in the size of their choice. One lucky winner will be notified via email each week on 6/10, 6/17, 6/24, and 7/1.

The 1-800-PetMeds® Prepare Your Pet Sweepstakes runs from Thursday June 4, 2020, through Tuesday, June, 30, 2020. Everyone who enters from 12:01 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) June 4, 2020 to June, 30, 2020 at 11:59 PM ET is eligible to win. Each week throughout the month of June, 1 winner will be chosen. There will be four (4) winners total. The winners will be notified via email on 6/10, 6/17, 6/24, and 7/1. To enter, visit the Prepare Your Pets Sweepstakes page, enter your information, and submit your entry. Enter once from June 4th to June 30th for four chances to win a Deluxe Portable Soft Pet Crate in the size of your choice!

About 1-800-PetMeds®
Founded in 1996, Petmeds.com is America's Most Trusted Pet Pharmacy® providing fast, easy and helpful service to over ten million customers across the U.S. by delivering prescription and non-prescription medications and pet supplies for less, direct to the consumer through its 1-800-PetMeds® toll-free number, on the Internet through its website Petmeds.com, or with the 1-800-PetMeds® mobile app available for free at Google Play for Android and the App Store for iOS.

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