PBS NewsHour

Houston crafts plan for sheltering pets during a crisis

Clip: 09/12/2017 | 4m 30s | Video has closed captioning.

Thousands of evacuees sought refuge in Houston's convention center during Hurricane Harvey but their pets were not allowed in with them. Now emergency service groups and animal shelters in Houston are taking a step to include animals and pets in disaster planning. Special correspondent Tomeka Weatherspoon of Houston Public Media reports on Houston’s efforts to mold a new national model.

Aired: 09/12/17

Rating: NR

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