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Hurricane planning? Remember the pets

Hurricane planning? Remember the pets

As Hurricane Irene approaches, it's important to keep pets in mind while planning for the storm -- or any other potential disasters. Maryland Emergency Management Agency is urging people to plan ahead for this weekend's potentially extreme weather event by taking the time to consider dogs, cats and other animals. The Baltimore region is under a tropical storm warning for Irene. And that's pretty serious. UPDATE: If Annapolis-area pet owners have to leave home because of Hurricane Irene, head for Annapolis High School, 2700 Riva Road, with your animals. It’s a pet-friendly shelter. Annapolis is under a state of emergency now, and Mayor Joshua Cohen is urging residents...