It’s crucial to have a comprehensive plan in place to ensure the safety and well-being of your furry friends during hurricanes and other emergency situations. By preparing early in the season, you eliminate the stress and frustration of last minute planning.
Plan ahead by filling out the Bay County Animal Services pre-registration form here: Emergency Shelter Registration Form.
This form helps to expedite you and your pets information in the event you are required to shelter for a disaster event.
Explore the additional resources below to make an informed evacuation plan.
Consider Your Evacuation Options
A. Plan to stay
Rest assured, Bay County Animal Control offers various resources for you and your furry friend in an emergency. Whether you choose to stay at home or decide to stay in a shelter, the links below provide guidance to make the best choices for your whole family.
Each year Bay County Animal Control relies on donations to maintain smooth operations during hurricane season. The Wish List is a compilation of items most crucial to animals in the shelter’s care during disasters. Follow the link to support Bay County Animal Control or call (850)767-3333 to discuss donation options.
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