The PETS Act: All in a Year's Work


Subject:
Animals , Environment , National Security , Disaster Preparedness and Recovery , Animal Welfare , Animals and Disasters , Disasters

Description:
This article summarizes the events leading to the passage in October 2006 of the Pets Evacuation and Transportation Standards (PETS) Act, which "require[s] the Federal Emergency Management Agency to ensure that state and local emergency preparedness operational plans address the needs of individuals with household pets and service animals following a major disaster or emergency." From the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS).

Publisher:
The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.hsus.org/legislation_laws/federal_legislation/companion_animals/pets_act_signed.html


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