It is estimated that in the September 2010 Canterbury earthquake, 3000 animals died. This included one dog, who suffered a heart attack.
In today’s news, comes this story reporting that New Zealanders would put their animals before their own safety (no surprise to me – if Daisy couldn’t be evacuated with me, I’d be staying put).
Pets quake victims, too – national | Stuff.co.nz
Kathleen Crisley, specialist in dog massage, rehabilitation and nutrition/food therapy, The Balanced Dog, Christchurch, New Zealand