What do lost dogs eat?

Many owners worry that their lost dog will not find enough to eat. A couple of things to remember: dogs (like people) are omnivores; not carnivores (like cats). Dogs can survive without meat (of course they would prefer meat, but they don’t need it). When you are looking for your missing dog, keep in mind […]

Tips for Newly Adopted Dogs or Foster Dogs Who Get Lost From Their New Home

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 […]

The Lost Dog Puzzle

Just like a jigsaw puzzle, there are many pieces that need to fall into place when looking for a lost dog. There isn’t a “one size fits all” answer. Not every lost dog will need to be trapped, nor will every lost dog end up in a shelter. Not every microchipped dog will be found […]

Successfully Negotiating the Return of Your Lost Dog from a Rescue

Your missing dog has turned up at a rescue and is now available for adoption. How does this happen? A microchipped dog who is scanned may be backtracked to a rescue or may have a rescue as a secondary contact. If you were unable to be reached, the microchip company may have called the rescue […]

Use This Flyer When Your Lost Dog is Staying Reliably in One Area But is Difficult to Trap

Is your missing dog staying in one area but reluctant to enter a humane trap? “Helpful” neighbors may be overfeeding your dog and undermining your efforts to successfully catch him. Lost dogs in survival mode need to be hungry enough to take the risk to enter a humane trap. An overfed dog has little incentive […]

Pet FBI and Helping Lost Pets Launch Nationwide Lost and Found Pet Database Collaboration

COLUMBUS, OHIO (June 7, 2019) — Pet FBI (PetFBI.org) Executive Director Leslie Poole announced today that the 20-year-old Columbus-based organization has launched a database collaboration with HelpingLostPets.com. Together, the nonprofit service organizations offer a comprehensive listing of lost and found pets across the United States and Canada, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Pet guardians […]

Let’s Talk Pets Radio Features Lost Dog Awareness Day

Exciting shows coming at Let’s Talk Pets Radio with Patty Giarrusso! National Lost Dog Awareness Day is April 23rd. To help raise awareness of the importance of lost pets, our next four shows will be by Susan Taney of Lost Dogs Illinois / Lost Dogs of America, Kathy Pobloskie ofLost Dogs of America and Lost Dogs of Wisconsin,Lisa Ann Donaldson of Lost Dogs Arizona andMarilyn Knapp […]