When a wildfire hits and people have to evacuate their homes, they often refuse to leave their pets behind. They pack their dogs in carriers and crates and head to the nearest emergency animal shelter, if there is one.
But increasingly people are refusing to separate from their pets, even if that means they can’t sleep in an evacuation center.
That was the case during the massive wildfire in Northern California that erupted last week.
Amy Faubion said she wanted to sleep in the air-conditioned shelter with her dogs, but she couldn't