When Your Best Friend Gets Lost: Tips In Finding Your Dog
?The dog is man?s best friend,? So, the saying goes. Dogs have proven to be loving and loyal companions of people. That is almost everyone owns at least a dog. From pitbulls to dachshunds to terriers, dogs are a part of the daily human lives.
But what happens when your pet dog gets lost? What if, one day, while you are strolling across a park quite far from your home with your Labrador, your pet suddenly gets lost? Do not resort to panic, as this would not help solve the situation.
The first rule when you?re going out with your pet dog is never letting it out of sight. In short, do not let your dog pet to get lost. Although, The first rule is not to let the dog get lost. Although, sometimes, even dogs that are properly trained dog will look for ways to be free to roam around. In order for you to find it, here are ways.
- Check the various animal shelters in town. If your pet dog has not been claimed by others or picked up, leave a complete description of your dog with the animal shelter staff. Include your name and contact information. If possible, show a recent photograph of you and your dog. This is also a reason why the god license of your pet should be current and updated.
- Check in your vicinity all the pet shops and veterinarians. You could ask the staff or vet if somebody has reported a lost dog, and if the dog share the same characteristics with your lost dog.
- Post details of your dog along with your contact information in billboards or in areas where the dog might have gotten lost.
- If possible, place an ad in the local papers for your lost dog. Check also the ?Found? classifieds. Check it daily. You?ll never know when somebody turns up to say that he or she found a dog.
- Check in your neighborhood. Most likely, your dog could be somewhere here. Dogs do not go away far from their own homes.
- It would be easier and faster to find the dog if it has complete identification details, such as a name tag, identifiable collar, among others.
- Be sure you have your dog?s current photo. Keep it at all times, just in case you need to show what your dog looks like.
Taking care of your dog is like taking care of a dear friend. Show your concern to the dog, and it will return back the favor.
About the Author: Jack Russell is a a long time dog fancier, visit his Dog Resources Blog and download his Free Dog Owners Handbook - it's Dog Gone Good! http://www.daveshealthbuzz.com/dogcare/