Shelters

Pet Shelters

A pet-friendly shelter is available for residents who wish to shelter with their cat or dog at Avalon Middle School, 5445 King Arthurs Way in Milton (map). Pre-registration for the pet-friendly shelter is required each year. To utilize the shelter, all pets must have proof of current vaccinations. Upon arrival at the shelter, pictures will be taken of pets with their owners. Pet owners must stay at the shelter and will be responsible for caring for their pet and bringing a pet disaster kit. Residents using the pet-friendly shelter during a disaster will also need to bring supplies for their family.

  • Avalon Middle School
    5445 King Arthur's Way - Map
    *Open to the Public

Register your pet for a shelter.

Print and Bring a Pet Friendly Evacuation Shelter Use Agreement with you to the pet friendly shelter. Download Here.

What to bring for your pet:

  • Carrier or cage of sufficient size for the pet to stand, stretch, and turn around, and room for food and water
  • Collar and leash
  • Any necessary medication(s)
  • Proof of vaccinations
  • A five day supply of food and water
  • Any special dietary requirements
  • Bowls for food and water
  • Cat litter pan, litter and litter scooper
  • Plastic bags

What to bring for yourself:

  • A change of clothing, rain gear and sturdy shoes.
  • Toiletries and personal items.
  • Blankets or sleeping bags.
  • Identification and any important papers.
  • Games or toys for children; books for adults.
  • Special items for infants or elderly family members.
  • Any special dietary needs and nonperishable foods for snacks.
  • Battery operated radio, flashlights and plenty of spare batteries.
  • Prescription medications or any over-the-counter medications you normally take.