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Pet Ready! event offers emergency information


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A rescue dog performs a drill during last year’s Pet Ready! program at Foothill College. This year’s event will feature a search-and-rescue dog operation.

Adobe and Mid-Peninsula animal hospitals have scheduled their third annual Pet Ready! Day 1-4 p.m. April 19 in Room 8507 in Building 8500-8700 at Foothill College, 12345 S. El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills.

Hosted by the Foothill College Student Chapter of the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America, the event will feature interactive activities for pet owners designed to teach how to prepare them to handle their animals following an emergency or natural disaster.

Representatives from Adobe and Mid-Peninsula animal hospitals will be on hand to demonstrate bandaging techniques and other preparedness skills. Volunteers with the Los Altos Hills County Fire District and the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Urban Search and Rescue will be available to answer questions and demonstrate a search-and-rescue dog operation.

Admission is free and open to the public. Parking is complimentary for the first 50 people to email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Additional parking is available for $3 in Lot 8.

For more information, visit midpen.com/petready.

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