Tag Archives: Hurricane Gustav

What do you think: Was the massive evacuation of pets and people from New Orleans the right thing to do?

The Louisiana SPCA, Pasado’s Safe Haven, IFAW, Best Friends Animal Society, the Humane Society of the US and many other animal rescue groups coordinated with seamless cooperation and were able to affect a real difference for pets.

Pasado’s Rescue is on the ground in New Orleans in anticipation of Hurricane Gustav.

“We’re making sure the pets go where their owners go,” said Sandy Cochran, South Carolina state coordinator with United Animal Nations, who came to New Orleans to help with the effort. “During Katrina, there was really no plan for what to do with pets.

Petfinder wants to hear from Gulf state residents in the path of the storm.

The Humane Society of South Mississippi will provide a shelter from Hurricane Gustav for domesticated pets…

“Should there be a need for animal search and rescue operations post landfall, those of our IFAW team suitably qualified will leave sheltering operations and head to the disaster scene–wherever that is–to help with animal search and rescue.”

August 30, 2008–Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal released information about evacuations from the State as Hurricane Gustav approaches. Having learned from Katrina, government officials are encouraging residents to take their pets with them when they evacuate. Here is important information regarding pet evacuations: A pet evacuation center for residents with critical …

August 30, 2008—Petfinder.com has member animal shelters in Louisiana and the Gulf coast. We are in touch with these shelters to find out how they are doing and what we can do to help. Here are some of the updates we’ve gotten from shelters scrambling to get ready for Hurricane …

Foster homes needed for shelter pets in St. Tammany Parish