Find your County below and click on Local Emergency Info to go to their website or click on Shelter Info (if applicable) to find information and/or locations for Emergency Shelters for your pet.
Description: Barnstable County Emergency Planning "is a coalition of law enforcement, fire service, health care, public health, public works, EMS, military, and numerous other affiliated agencies as outlined by the Massachusetts State Emergency Response Committee (SERC). " Their web page offers information on Preparedness (including Flood Preparedness, Hurricane Preparedness, and Preparing Your Pets), Emergency Shelters, Alerts and Hazards, Situational Reports and News.Local Emergency Info Shelter Info
Description: According to their web page, the Bristol County Emergency Preparedness Coalition "is a public health emergency preparedness collaboration of the 24 cities and towns in Bristol County." It provides information on how to Get a Kit and Make a Plan in the Event of Emergency, as well as offering a Guide to Citizen Preparedness from FEMA, a Homeland Security Guidance Postcard, Information on Health Issues in the Event of a Flood, Information on Keeping Food Save in the Event of an Emergency, and a Prepare Your Pets for an Emergency Package, among other helpful tips.Local Emergency Info
Description: City of Boston Emergency Management has tons of information that will help you and your family (and pets) out during a hurricane emergency. They provide information for Ready Boston, a program that helps residents be prepared by Creating a Household Emergency Plan, a Household Emergency Kit and Go-Bag, and Being Informed about Various Hazards. They have a sign-up for AlertBoston. They also have a map of Hurricane Evacuation Zones and Emergency Shelters (all City of Boston shelters are pet friendly).Local Emergency Info Shelter Info
Description: According to their website, The Dukes County Emergency Management Agency "focuses on education, planning, and implementation of disaster plans as appropriate for Dukes County Employees and Dukes County Property." They provide a host of valuable information on Disaster Supply Kits, Emergency Notification and Information Resources, Evacuation Shelter Preparedness, Sheltering in Place, as well as other critical topics. Martha's Vineyard and the Elizabeth Islands also fall under their purview.Local Emergency Info Shelter Info
Description: The Nantucket Office of Emergency Management is run out of the Nantucket Police Department. It's mission is to "maximize survival of persons and preservation of property in the County and Town of Nantucket in the event of a natural or man-made disaster by effective planning and coordinated use of all personnel, equipment, available shelter, and any other resources during an actual emergency." They offer a sign-up for CivicReady, a communication service that sends immediate alerts to Nantucket residents that have subscribed to the system. They also have info on Hurricane Preparedness, Hurricane Evacuations, and an Introduction to Storm Surge, among other links.Local Emergency Info Shelter Info
Description: The mission of the Plymouth County Emergency Management is to coordinate "efforts to protect life, property and the environment by developing and managing programs that prevent, prepare for, respond to, recover from, and mitigate natural disasters and emergencies." They provide Emergency Alert Information and a lot of links to Planning Ahead for Disasters, Coastal Flood Threats, Coastal Waters ForecastsLocal Emergency Info
Description: The Essex Emergency Preparedness webpage links to Ready.gov for Preparedness information as well as to the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) on the Mass.gov website.Local Emergency Info
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