Jump Starting Your Search For the Long Lost Dog

Your lost dog has been missing now for several weeks (or months) and your sightings and leads have fizzled out. Don’t despair!! It’s never too late to  jump-start the search for a long-lost dog. This article is designed to give you some ideas for reigniting your search to give you a place to pick up again. […]

Hoss’s Story – How One Lost German Shepherd Brought Home Another German Shepherd

On May 31, 2013, Dawn and Roger from Michigan received a phone call saying Hoss,  who just had been adopted out,  had gone missing and had been missing for a week. Immediately Dawn submitted a Lost Dogs Illinois lost dog report. Days, weeks and months passed but they never gave up hope. Now fast forward […]

Map-Based Website Helps Lost Pets Get Home

The number one way to recover your lost dog is  the old-fashioned tried and true method of using flyers and signs to generate sightings. Going door to door with flyers in the area where your dog was last seen has brought the majority of our lost dogs home. But new technology is constantly giving us […]

Ten Things You Need to Know Before Hiring a Tracking Dog Service

We often get asked about tracking dog services for missing dogs.  Some of these services are good, some are not so good and some are out and out scams. They will cost many hundreds and possibly thousands of dollars depending on where they are located and the distance they have to travel. Most will also […]

Lost Dogs of America Announces the First Annual National Lost Dog Awareness Day

On April 23, the U.S. will celebrate its first annual National Lost Dog Awareness Day (NLDAD). Created by Susan Taney and Kathy Pobloskie – directors of Lost Dogs Illinois and Lost Dogs of Wisconsin, respectively – the canine-centric holiday aims to bring attention to all dogs that are lost each year. On a happier note, […]

Princessa’s Story – A Small Lost Dog Survives Four Months During a Brutal Wisconsin Winter

Once upon a time there was a small 8 lb. chihuahua/rat terrier cross named Princessa who was the princess of the house. She sat on the back of the couch and probably ate bon-bons. Then one day on November 6, 2010 while on a big trip to a semi-rural Super Walmart in Pewaukee, Wisconsin she managed […]

Tips For Dogs Who Are Lost From Somewhere Other Than Home

It is not uncommon for a dog to go missing from a location other than home. These situations  can include but are not limited to dogs who go missing from a: Vacation or camping trip Pet sitter Vet clinic Groomer Animal Shelter Foster home Rescue transport Car Accident This sounds horrifying, but with a good […]