Are You Prepared to Help Your Pets Survive an Emergency?

first aid for petsThe other day, my son’s dog starting limping and he called us asking what he should do. He lives in our old cabin in the woods which is about a 40 minute drive if he were to have to take his dog to the vet.

This planted a seed in my mind and I’ve spent the last few days wondering how many preppers are really prepared to treat an injury that their pet might sustain during a natural disaster or other emergency situation.

We happen to own horses and anyone who has ever owned a horse knows that if there is a way for them to injure themselves, they’ll find it. Consequently, we keep lots of first aid supplies on hand for treating any minor injuries that they might sustain.
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Check Out My Interview on the Sean Green Show

As many of you may know, I’ve typically been reluctant to do interviews regarding prepping. Primarily because I like to keep the particular details about exactly what we have stockpiled a private matter.

Another reason is that when I’m typing, I’m “safe” behind the comfort of my keyboard. On the other hand, in an interview, I can’t hit the backspace key if I happen to say the wrong thing.

Recently I’ve been “expanding my horizons” and back in January I agreed to be interviewed for the first ever online Preppers World Summit. That went quite well and it paved the way for me agreeing to be a guest on the Sean Green Show that airs on WGN Plus Radio.
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Check Out My Newly Released Prepping Book!

Pocket Guide to Prepping Supplies Cover ArtHey everyone, I’m very excited to announce that my SECOND book has recently been published and is on store shelves now! I’ll be quite honest with you. Not in a million years did I ever imagine I would have a book published. Now I have two AND I’ve been contracted to write a third!

The title of my latest book is: The Pocket Guide to Prepping Supplies – More Than 200 Items You Can’t Be Without.

When I started writing this book, my goal was to point out things that some preppers might have overlooked with their emergency preparedness planning.
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Preppers Illustrated Tips are FINALLY on YouTube!

Hey friends of Preppers Illustrated. I did it! I finally overcame my EXTREME case of camera shyness and I’m on YouTube now.

It took a lot of prompting and encouragement from my husband to finally take this leap of faith. Writing articles and books while I’ve been hidden behind my keyboard has always been strangely comforting but for some reason, I really feel the need to start making videos.

There are many types of preppers out there. Some are military commando types and some are just the average Joe. You know what they say, “Different strokes for different folks”.
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