Yes, gathering pets in an emergency is a major problem and very stressful. They sense your stress or the conditions and my hide.
- The Humane Society is an excellent resource: https://www.humanesociety.org/resources/wildfire-faq
- Evacuating Pets: https://www.firesafemarin.org/component/content/article?id=141&Itemid=818
- Evacuating Large Animals: https://www.firesafemarin.org/component/content/article?id=140&Itemid=819
- Plan for Your Pets: https://www.ready.gov/pets
What should I do about my pets in a wildfire?