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How to Help a Found Pet

Did you know most found pets are actually lost and found close to home? Lost pets are much more likely to get back home if we take a few simple steps to help their people find them. When lost pets are brought to shelters, reclaim rates by their families are typically low, so first use the tips below as a guide to reunite a lost pet with their family before bringing them to a shelter.

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Report A Found Pet

Feeling uncertain about what steps to take? Generally, pets tend to stay relatively close to their homes, so it's likely that someone nearby is actively searching for them. Share the details of the pet you've found by submitting your report here. Meanwhile, provide a safe space for the pet by placing them in a spare room within your own home or inquire at the shelter if they have an available crate for temporary use.

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