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Emergency preparedness: Make plans to protect pets

As Pet Preparedness Month comes to a close, the Cook County Department of Emergency Management and Regional Security (EMRS) as well as the County’s Department of Animal and Rabies Control (ARC) are sharing tips and information on ways to keep pets safe and help residents prepare for emergencies.

“Don’t wait until it’s too late to prepare for an emergency,” said William Barnes, executive director of EMRS. “Take action now to ensure your pets have all the necessary items needed to remain comfortable and safe if you must evacuate your home.”

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