Pet Shelters

A pet-friendly shelter is available for residents who wish to shelter with their cat or dog at:
Avalon Middle School (PDF)
5445 King Arthurs Way


Pre-registration for the pet-friendly shelter (PDF) 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.

Shelter Use Agreement

Print and bring a pet friendly Evacuation Shelter Use Agreement (PDF) with you to the pet friendly shelter.

What to Bring for Your Pet

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

What to Bring for Yourself

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