Care of pets and other domesticated animals is an important consideration during disasters. The State of Colorado has published several documents in relation to animal care in disasters and emergencies, including:
- Animal Issues in Emergency Management
- Providing for Pets During Disasters, Part 1 and Part 2
- Caring for Livestock Before Disaster
- Caring for Livestock During Disaster
- Caring for Livestock After Disaster
- Colorado Emergency Operations Plan, Agriculture and Natural Resource Annex (addresses domestic animal care operations).