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List Of Hurricane Florence Pet Friendly Shelters

Hurricane Florence is heading straight for the Carolinas. As you will see from the weather report below, it is a very serious storm and one that isn’t going away for a few days. It is anticipated to stall out on the coast and have effects throughout the weekend. The right side of the hurricane is where you will see the most tornados pop up. Please listen to Meteorologist Jennifer Watson’s advice in the video below.

This post will be updated as we get new information. Please verify all data as information changes by the hour.

Pet-Friendly Shelters for Hurricane Florence

Update: Maryland Opens 2 Pet Friendly Shelters

University of Maryland College Park (Ritchie Coliseum)

7950 Baltimore Avenue

College Park, MD 20740

 

Chesapeake College

Health Professions and Athletics Center

1000 College Circle

Wye Mills, MD 21679

North Carolina

 

Brunswick County

West Brunswick High School. 550 Whiteville Rd. Shallotte, NC

Carteret County

No shelters are open in this county due to the mandatory evacuation order. People evacuating from this area are encouraged to seek shelter at Knightdale High School (100 Bryan Chalk Lane, Knightdale, NC). The shelter will open on Sept. 11 at 2 p.m.

Craven County

Ben Quinn Elementary (cats and dogs only, opening Sept. 12 at 2 p.m.). 4275 Martin Luther King Blvd. New Bern, NC

Duplin County

James Kenan High School (opening Sept. 12 at 5 p.m.). 1241 Nc 24 & 50 Hwy. Warsaw, NC

Hyde County

No shelters are open in this county due to the mandatory evacuation order. People evacuating from this area are encouraged to seek shelter at Knightdale High School (100 Bryan Chalk Lane, Knightdale, NC). The shelter will open on Sept. 11 at 2 p.m.

Onslow County

The nearest pet-friendly shelter is located in Jacksonville at Jacksonville Commons Middle School (315 Commons Drive South, Jacksonville, NC). The shelter will open on Sept. 12 at 2 p.m.

Orange County

Smith Middle School. 9201 Seawell School Rd. Chapel Hill, NC

CW Stanford Middle School. 308 Orange High School Rd. Hillsborough, NC

Pamlico County

Pamlico Community College (pets with current proof of rabies vaccinations only, opening Sept. 12 at 5 p.m.). 5049 Nc 306 Hwy. Grantsboro, NC

Pender County

Burgaw Middle School. 500 S. Wright St. Burgaw, NC

 

South Carolina

 

Berkeley County

Cane Bay High School. 1624 State Rd. Summerville, SC

 

Colleton County

DuBose Middle School (opening Sept. 11 at noon). 1005 DuBose School Rd. Summerville, SC

 

Dorchester County

DuBose Middle School (opening Sept. 11 at noon). 1005 DuBose School Rd. Summerville, SC

 

Marlboro County

Blenheim Elementary/Middle School (pets will be provided a separate area of the shelter but must be kept in a carrier, opening Sept. 11 at 2 p.m.). 143 Highland St. Blenheim, SC

 

Relief

 

North Carolina

 FEMA: As of Monday evening, the emergency agency had positioned more than 80,000 liters of water, 402,000 meals, 1,200 cots and 34 generators at Fort Bragg near Fayetteville, North Carolina.

 

South Carolina

FEMA: Both Fort Bragg and North Field Air Base near Columbia, South Carolina, are serving as “incident support bases” to distribute more supplies, including meals, water, blankets when needed. And FEMA teams have been sent to both states where they will serve as “rapidly deployable assets, with expertise in operations, logistics, planning, and recovery.”

 

Advice for Pet Lovers from Meteorologist Jennifer Watson:

  • Current radar shows as of Tuesday Sept 11 2019 2pm EST
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Information has been compiled for you by Bella Vasta a pet business consultant. If you are a pet business owner, join her free Facebook group for a community of pet business owners looking to grow their businesses

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