Lost & Found Pets

Lost a Pet?

If you've lost a pet, here are some helpful tips which may help you find him or her:

Search your neighborhood leaving the description of your pet and your name and phone number with as many people as possible.

Post signs in the area where your pet was lost that includes a photo, detailed description, date and how you can be contacted.

Note: be aware that some city ordinances prohibit posting of signs. Check with the authorities before doing this.

Search for and post a message on CraigsList.com

Visit your local animal shelter. Ask them if they have a message board that you can post a message on.

Keep looking for and asking about your pet. Often, kind-hearted neighbors may not take your pet to a shelter right away in the hopes that they'll be able to find the owner on their own.

Post a prominent advertisement in your local paper with a photo, detailed description, date and and how you can be contacted.

Be sure to read the "Found" ads in your local paper regularly. Remember that others may not describe your pet the way that you would so it's important to check out any possible leads.

Found a Pet?

If you've found a pet, here are some helpful tips to get him or her back their family:

Post an ad in your local paper.

Ask all of your neighbors if they recognize the animal

Post signs in the area where the pet was found that includes a photo, detailed description, date and how you can be contacted.

Note: be aware that some city ordinances prohibit posting of signs. Check with the authorities before doing this.

Be sure to read the "Lost" ads in your local paper regularly.

Search on and post a message on CraigsList.com

Visit your local animal shelter. Ask them if they have a message board that you can post a message on or if anyone has called looking for a lost pet like the one you found.
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