Lost Pet Info

As a special member of the family, we do our best to keep our pets safe and secure at home. Unfortunately, pets can still manage to break loose from the safety of their home or yard. Having a pet who runs away is a horrible feeling. It helps to know there are resources available to assist you in the recovery of your pet. Persistance is the key to finding you lost pet.

As always, we highly recommend a collar, i.d. tag, and a microchip, an inexpensive and permanent form of identification. These things are your pets best ticket home. **Please remember, a collar without a tag is useless in helping your pet find his way home.


According to the Missing Pet Network, start your search for your missing pet by:

  • Knock on doors and talk to people in the neighborhood.
    After loosing a pet, many people walk the streets around their home and call out for their pet. People who knock on their neighbor's doors and ask if anyone has seen their pet are more likely to find him or her
  • Hand out or hang fliers with your pet's picture on them and your phone number.
    Fliers need only to have a clear photo of the animal and a telephone number that someone will answer or that is hooked to an answering machine.
  • Go to all local shelters and government agencies charged with picking up stray and lost animals and look for yourself, at least every other day.
    Calling the animal control department or shelter on the phone is only partially effective. Your pet may not yet be listed in the records at the front desk, and the way you describe your pet may not be the way a shelter describes your dog. Any animal may become dirty and/or matted very quickly. You should visit the shelter, even if your pet was wearing tags when it was lost.
  • Social Media 

Share your pet's photo and where he or she was last seen across social media so that people living in the area will be made aware. There are multiple groups on Facebook that provide owners a place to share lost or found pets:

LI, NY - Suffolk County Lost and Found Pets

Long Island Dog Parents - Rescue/Red Alert Page

Lost and Found Cats of Long Island, NY

Suffolk County NY - Lost & Found Pets

Nassau County, NY - Lost & Found Pets

Brookhaven Strays

Long Island Lost and Found Pets

 
Lost and Found Pets Databases:
In addition to social media, there are websites where owners can report a pet as lost or found:

Pawboost
Lost and Found Pets of Long Island
Helping Lost Pets

Put an ad in the local paper, and in the papers in surrounding areas. Some people only look in the newspaper to locate an animal's owner. Advertising in the paper can also be important to establish you were actively looking for your pet in case someone were to claim it you meant to give it up or didn't want it .Lost your pet? Send Newsday your information at www.newsday.com/lostpets


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