The American Red Cross disaster shelters cannot accept pets because of states' health and safety regulations.
Plan ahead by calling area hotels and motels and ask if "no pet" policies could be waived in an emergency.
Animal shelters and veterinarians may be able to provide shelter for animals in an emergency.
Local animal shelters in the area:
- Watertown Animal Hospital 617-926-8888
- Belmont Animal Hospital 617-484-5197
- Pooch Palace 617-924-7790
- Skipton Kennels 781-899-2800
- Animal Rescue League 617-426-9170
- MSPCA 617-522-7400