Who -- What --
Where -- Why -- How
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Applicable to some International areas
Although this document is written
mostly in reference to dogs and cats, the principles can be applied to
other critters as well. Use your best judgment regarding your particular
lost pet and conduct your search accordingly.
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- Lost Pets Table of Contents
Lost Pets - attitudes,
Your search will be less difficult if you read this section, since there are many most-important helpful tips within.
A. Attitudes good and bad
B. Stray or not
C. How long will you search?
D. How and where people search
F. Handling other error issues
Purebred vs mixed breed
Your pet - safe or not
Friends, family, neighbors
J. Personal safety issues
Where lost pets go; animal behaviors; problems
are many very important details that can be easily overlooked.
Speed, time, distance (dogs, cats,
B. Neighbor pickup
Where lost pets go
D. Lost pet behaviors
E. Getting trapped
F. When lost away from home
Getting home alone
I. General statistics
J. Humane shelter issues
K. Considerations regarding adoption
L. Veterinary experience in pounds and shelters
M. Human error
vs. mixed breed
facility may eventually get your pet and why
Can you find your pet if you don't know the why /
where of ALL facilities?
A. Animal impoundment
C. Timing and disposal
E. System and facility coordination
F. Animal control, shelters, research
How to search for a lost pet
Read here a multitude of hidden tips. Your pet
needs one. But which one?
A. Search basics
B. Search overview
C. Types of animal control
D. How to find pounds and shelters
Where and how to search
G. How long to search
Lost Pet Search Schedule, Simplified
Lay out your in-depth schedule to save time and
A. Day One
B. Day Two
C. Day Three
D. Day Four
E. "Day Five"
How to change the lost and surrendered pet system
What happens to pets in pounds, shelters, etc.
euthanasia are used?
What can one person
C. Municipality questions
D. Facility questions
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Reminder for Windows users: The simplest way to get an answer to
a very specific detail is to visit each page and use the "Edit, find"
feature in your Windows upper left corner.
Our information has been carefully checked many
times, from many angles; however, laws change, facilities change,
numbers change, situations change.
Everything you read here about the lost pet
impoundment system can be verified or proven erroneous as you work to
find your pet; you
will find tips here on how to verify information as you learn how to
accomplish a serious search.
We encourage you to verify verify verify.
Some information in this report is difficult to cope with and not for
the faint of heart; plan for an efficient search; it can take weeks or
months to find the lost.
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Study this site carefully;
one little detail may be the one that brings
your lost pet home.
Most-comprehensive in scope,
has the info you need.
little piece of information may be the one you must have.
Here you'll find information on what happens to pets in pounds,
how animals are killed (euthanized) in pounds and shelters,
how to find out what happens to animals in pounds,
as well as how to find lost cats and
how to find lost dogs.