Background: On April 23, 2014, Lost Dogs of America created and launched the first National Lost Dog Awareness Day (NLDAD), a day designed to bring attention to all dogs that are lost each year, while also celebrating the thousands of lost dogs successfully reunited with their families. Lost Dogs of America is an all-volunteer organization […]
Rescues have the responsibility to make sure that the dogs they are rehoming are truly homeless. If they aren’t, they are simply selling someone else’s property, a criminal offense in all fifty states.
If you are fostering or have recently adopted a dog and your dog goes missing here is a checklist to get you started.
According to the U.S. Census the average American will move 12 times in their life. Moving is stressful for both two and four legged family members. Your dog’s health and behavior can be off during and after the move. Below are tips for moving with your dog to help alleviate some of the stress and […]
Noisy parties, loud music, and of course, fireworks – these New Year’s Eve traditions are great fun for people, but they are traumatic and dangerous to pets. New Year’s Eve is a busy time for lost pets and in some states, it is almost as busy as the Fourth of July. Backyard, neighborhood and public […]
A few weeks ago a major news network ran a very heartwarming story about a lost dog named Meadow who was found by a commercial drone operator. It caused a flurry of discussion and brought renewed hope to lost dog owners who thought using a drone was going to be the answer to finding their […]
If you have successfully captured your long lost dog it is a great idea to let the community know that he or she has been caught. This Thank You sign helps in three ways: 1. It encourages people to help again the next time a dog is missing in their area 2. It educates people […]
Dogs lost from loud noises or scary situations usually bolt and then hide. They may remain in hiding for several hours or several days. This is okay. Dogs are safe in their hiding spots. They are safe from being hit by cars or from running and getting overheated. They are safe from drowning or being […]
Did you know that it is illegal for the public to put flyers in U.S. mailboxes? You could get a fine for every flyer you insert into a mailbox. It is also illegal to affix the flyer to the box or the flag in any way. Use the newspaper box if there is one (below […]
Newly Adopted or Fostered Dogs That Are a “High Flight Risk” More and more people are choosing to adopt their new best friend from a rescue or shelter. This is a wonderful thing! Many dogs, through no fault of their own, need a new home. Unfortunately, though, many people are unprepared for the challenges of […]