Should You Include Your’s Dog’s Name on Your Lost Flyer?

We’ve noticed a recent trend to omit a lost dog’s name from lost pet listings and flyers. We understand where this rationale has come from. Lost dogs in survival mode should never be chased or called so not including their name can theoretically prevent a well-meaning Good Samaritan from running after the dog and possibly […]

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 […]

When Your Dog is Missing, Notify Animal Shelters and Vet Clinics in Person

Print out copies of your flyer and hand deliver them to all of the local shelters and vet clinics in your community. Expand the radius as time goes on. Leave two at each clinic – one for the public bulletin board and one for the staff. DON’T rely on third party services who say they […]

Did Your Dog Get Scared By Fireworks? Don’t Panic!

If your dog went missing from the sound of fireworks – don’t panic. Immediately put out your dog’s favorite blanket, some food and water, and something that smells like you (a dirty sock or pillowcase). Then file a report from this link: www.petfbi.org You will be able to create a free flyer and social media […]