Among elderly and disabled people, these falls have resulted in life-threatening injuries and broken bones. Contact your local emergency management office, animal shelter or animal control office to get additional advice and information if you’re unsure how to care for your pet in case of an emergency. If the pilot is successful on this route, we will plan to expand the program to other ferries on other routes.
- The playful interaction and gentle touch from a well-trained, docile animal can help soothe an Alzheimer’s patient and decrease aggressive behavior—as can simply being exposed to bright aquariums or fish tanks.
- There are also inanimate objects that have been kept as “pets”, either as a form of a game or humorously (e.g. the Pet Rock or Chia Pet).
- Review your kits regularly to ensure that their contents, especially foods and medicines, are fresh.
- Only service dogs traveling to the U.S. from high-risk