Steps to follow
- Assuming this is not an emergency situation, take the animal to a local vet to check for a microchip.
- Take pictures of the animal.
- Make fliers and hang them where the animal was found and surrounding areas.
- Hang them at local vet offices, local businesses, and the nearest shelter.
- If you are not near a shelter call them and give them the information over the phone.
- Post the animal on Pets911 Facebook, your Facebook page and email your family, friends and business associates and ask them to do the same.
- If you cannot keep the pet until the owner is found, ask family, friends business associates to help.
- Take the initiative to find someone who will be open to foster the animal until a permanent home is found.
- Call your local Shelter/Rescues to see if there is room available to surrender the animal.
- You will have to pay a surrender fee and make a donation to that Shelter/Rescue to help with the cost of caring for this pet until a home is found.
No-kill shelters and rescues
- Know that we want to help you.
- We must work together educating, spaying/neutering and safely caring for our pets.
- It starts with all of us as pet owners to make that change within our circle of family, friends, business associates and our community.