According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), this year will be an above-average Atlantic hurricane season.

With June being National Pet Preparedness Month, it’s crucial to have an evacuation plan for you, your family, and your pets.

New Barker contributor Anastasia Turchetta RDH joins Gayle Guyardo the host of the nationally syndicated health and wellness show Bloom with tips to prepare your pet’s evacuation kit that will be both time and life-saving.

Bloom airs in 40 markets across the country, with a reach of approximately 36 million households, and in Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands and Madison, WI.

You can watch Bloom in the Tampa Bay Market weekdays at Noon on WTTA: Spectrum 1006; Frontier 514; DirecTV 38; Dish 38; Comcast 43, and look for Bloom early mornings on WFLA News Channel 8.