Harnessing the Energy – Part 4

Your team of volunteers has worked hard at flyering and posting signs and now you’re getting some sightings! This article will cover what we have found to be the best method for handling these. The point person (defined in Part 3) should keep a sighting journal. It is hard to remember all of the details […]

Navigating the maze of stray holding facilities.

Your friendly lost dog has gone missing and there is a good chance that he has ended up in an animal control facility or stray holding facility. This article will help you understand how the system works and will help maximize your chances of locating your dog. Remember though, that every state has different laws […]


  Manage the Microchip! Keeping your microchip information up to date greatly increases the chance that you will be reunited with your dog if he is lost and scanned. Be proactive! Ask your veternarian to check your dog’s microchip during his annual examination. Write down the number of the microchip and the name of the […]

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The Lost Dogs of America network and website was created and is maintained by the two original founding members of the Lost Dogs network: Lost Dogs of Wisconsin and Lost Dogs Illinois.  We developed this network and website to share the articles, ideas and resources that we have gathered from our experience in the successful […]

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You may contact us at: LostDogsofAmerica@gmail.com Who we are: Group of volunteers who saw the need  to provide no cost resources to the owners of lost dogs to increase the chances of locating and being successfully reunited with their dog. We also provide education for dog owners on preventing the loss of their dog. The program […]