Lost Dogs Illinois Tips, Supporters Help Bring Rosie Home After 11 Days

Susan Hochgraber was so thrilled to see her Belgian Malinois again after 11 days that she almost didn’t mind the “guests” Rosie brought home with her. Almost. “Ugh, the emergency vet found 20 ticks on her the day we got her back,” Hochgraber said. “Then 10 more the next day, and our regular vet found […]

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Checking the Trap – Part 15 in a Series

If all goes well and you have prepared carefully by following the steps in the previous articles, you may catch your dog very quickly! Or not. Regardless, make sure that you are prepared when you head out to check a trap. Always carry these items and if somebody is helping you, make sure they have […]

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Your Trapping Supply List – Part 12 in a Series

You’ve rented or bought your trap to catch your shy, lost dog. Now all you have to do is go out and throw it on the ground,  right?  And your dog will jump in, right? Sorry, wrong. Again preparation is the key and we’ll try to walk you through it step by step. Many people […]

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Choose the Right Humane Trap for the Job! – Part 10 in a Series

You’ve decided that you are prepared to accept the risk and expense of trying to trap your shy lost dog. If you aren’t aware of the risks or financial commitment involved, please read Part 9 of the series before you continue. Choose your humane trap wisely. You may only get one shot at trapping your […]

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Humane Trapping, Before you Begin – Part 9 in a Series

Leena, a very shy dog, successfully captured in a humane trap about 40 days after she went missing. We have been following the story of Toby, a shy lost Australian Shepherd who bolted from the sound of fireworks on July 4th. We hope we have given you some tips and ideas on how to effectively […]

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