Volunteer Go-Bag

Working with animals in emergency situations can be stressful for both the animals and yourself. Always be cautious and put safety first, you can’t help anyone if you’re injured. Below is a checklist of basic supplies that are helpful to keep on-hand:

  1. Protective clothing: pants, long sleeved shirt, hat, close-toed shoes, gloves, rain poncho, and glasses if needed
  2. N95 mask or bandanna
  3. Sunscreen
  4. Water
  5. Cell phone & charger
  6. Non-perishable snacks
  7. First-aid kit
  8. Medication
  9. Lip balm
  10. Driver’s license
  11. Proof of car & medical insurance
  12. Pen & paper
  13. Flashlight
  14. Knife
  15. Animal handling tools you have available: leashes, halters, lead ropes, etc.
  16. Animal transport items: kennels, carriers, towels, extra water bowls, etc.

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