Smart PAWZ Event Promoting Pet Preparedness this Hurricane Season

WHO:              Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management

Harris County Public Health – Veterinary Public Health

Houston SPCA

Best Friends Animal Society

Friends of County Pets

WHAT:            Smart PAWZ Event

Free disaster preparedness event for pet owners and their furry friends.

Note: Pets must be leashed/secured at all times and up to date on vaccinations.

WHEN:            Tuesday, June 12, 2018

6-7:30 p.m.

WHERE:           Houston TranStar Building

6922 Katy Road

Houston, Texas 77024


The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management, Harris County Public Health, Houston SPCA, Best Friends Animal Society, and Friends of County Pets team up to remind the public that hurricane season is here and all pet owners need to include their pets in their emergency preparedness plans.

“Planning ahead is key to keeping you and your pets safe during an emergency,” said Harris County Judge Ed Emmett. “Your pets depend on you, so do not wait until the last minute to prepare.”

Download the free ReadyHarris app from the App Store or Google Play, and create a family disaster plan that includes your pet(s). For additional pet preparedness tips, go to