It is never a bad time to be prepared! This session will provide information on how to make a plan and build an emergency kit for pets. You will also learn about what resources are available to you and your community to be papered when a disaster strikes. "Serving our state and nation every day" this is the motto of the Veterinary Emergency Team (VET) at Texas A&M University. They deploy the largest and most sophisticated veterinary medical disaster response team in the country, developing and providing cutting edge emergency management education, development of new knowledge in emergency preparedness education and response. This presentation will provide you with the understanding of the response, outreach, education, service, and research provided by VET.