Survival mode refers to a state of heightened physiological and psychological response that occurs in dogs when they are lost or separated from their owners. When a dog finds themselves in an unfamiliar environment or is separated from their pack (i.e., their human family), they can become overwhelmed and experience stress, anxiety, and fear. In […]
What is Google Voice? It is a free internet telephone service that allows you to create and use a temporary phone number on your lost pet listing. This can help protect your privacy because you aren’t posting your real phone number in public. Google Voice will redirect the calls to your existing phone so you’ll […]
Using large signs is one of the most effective things you can do to get your lost dog back home. Signs alert passing motorists who may see your dog and then instantly have the phone number to call. Here is an article from our website to help guide you through the process of making and […]
When your pet goes missing you want to be sure that you use every available tool at your disposal to help you. Thankfully, technology has made some great leaps and bounds in recent years and today we want to tell you about three different search features you’ll want to use. 24 Pet Connect (formerly Pet […]
Social media can be an effective, free way to get the word out about your missing pet but it requires some commitment and know-how on your part to have the best effect. Every lost pet who is listed with the free service, Pet FBI is posted by one of our volunteers on a corresponding state or provincial […]
Microchips that start with 900 share a “code” with overseas or unreachable manufacturers. Many of these microchips are sold by vet supply stores and on Amazon and will have no information on who bought the microchip. Get your pet scanned at your vet. If the microchip number starts with 900, go to www.petmicrochiplookup.org to see […]
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.
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 […]
Be very careful about posting your lost pet flyers. You may incur hefty fines or at the very least waste valuable time and resources while you are looking for your missing pet. Here are at least 3 places where you cannot post your flyers. When in doubt ask permission before you post! 1. It is […]