Is the pet wearing a collar?
An ID tag will be the best tool – these usually have “>An ID tag will be the best tool – these usually have owner names and phone numbers, making it easy to get a pet home. If the pet has a Rabies tag indicating the year they were vaccinated, you can call the phone number on that tag which will connect you to the animal hospital where the vaccine was given. Animal hospitals should be able to locate the patient in their database with the rabies tag number.
- If you are able, please bring the pet right away to a nearby animal shelter or veterinary office. All shelters & hospitals are equipped with microchip scanners which can locate an implanted microchip allowing us to reunite the pet with the owner right away!
- If the pet is not wearing an ID tag and does not have an implanted microchip, we would recommend posting a found poster around the area the pet was found, and also notifying local animal shelters and animal hospitals. Click here for a template.
- Finally, there are many websites set up to help reunite lost pets with their owners – feel free to upload information & photos to:
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