How do you post a lost dog?

In most cases, the important places to post your lost pet online are those that target your local area. Facebook – post to your own page if you have any friends in the area where your pet went missing. Also try messaging any local shelters, rescue groups, veterinarians, or other pet related businesses in your area.

How do I post a lost dog on Facebook?

How to create a Facebook Page for your lost pet

  1. Select “Community or Public Figure”
  2. Add a Page Name – examples:
  3. Under Category put “Community”
  4. Add a Profile Picture and Cover Photo with photos of your missing pet.
  5. Add content to your page.

Where can I post missing animals?

Utilize social media. Post a photo and description on LA City Lost and Found Pets,,, or or upload a photo of your pet on Petco Love Lost, a searchable national database that uses facial recognition technology.

Where to post if you find a dog?

You should also post a found report and photo on the “Pets” section of If you found the pet in your own neighborhood, go door to door with a photo of the animal and see if anyone knows who owns it.

How often are lost dogs found?

Among the key findings: Only 15 percent of pet guardians reported a lost dog or cat in the past five years. Percentages of lost dogs versus lost cats were nearly identical: 14 percent for dogs and 15 percent for cats. 93 percent of dogs and 75 percent of cats reported lost were returned safely to their homes.

How do you post a missing animal on Facebook?


  1. Have one main post.
  2. Preferably on the pet parent’s page.
  3. If not already, change the setting for this post to public.
  4. While your pet is missing, I recommend considering opening up all your settings.
  5. Post your flyer as a photo.
  6. In the description area, relist the flyer information and add in the last sighting.

Does Facebook have lost and found?

To connect with Lost & Found, log in or create an account. Lost & Found is on Facebook. To connect with Lost & Found, log in or create an account.

What to do if I find a dog with no collar?

Step 2: If there is no collar or name tag, take the dog to a local vet or shelter for a microchip scan. If the dog is microchipped, the shelter or vet will contact the microchip company to locate the owner.

Is it illegal to put lost dog flyers in mailboxes?

The number one way that lost dogs are successfully recovered is through the use of flyers and signs that alert the neighborhood and surrounding areas that your dog is missing. … Also, it is illegal for the general public to put flyers into US mailboxes. The USPS has a service to help.

Can someone take back a dog?

The person who adopted the animal or purchased the animal does not typically have to return the animal unless there was an agreement that stated otherwise. People who believe their animal is being wrongfully withheld can sue to try to get the animal returned.

Is there a service to find a lost dog?

Lost My Doggie – Our Lost Dog Locating Service will Help Find Your Lost Dog, Lost Cat or Missing Pet. Report your lost dog in our lost & found database. Find Your Pet! Up To 85% Find Success Rate!

Where to post flyers for lost and found pets?

Yellow is said to be the most visible color from a distance and likely to attract more attention than plain white paper. Post your flyers on bulletin boards in vets’ offices, pet supply stores, laundromats, etc.

Is it free to post a lost pet on pawboost?

Alerting the Rescue Squad™ is FREE for pet owners. Together, we can help create more happy reunions. Post your lost pet to PawBoost and get them home sooner.

Where can I fax a missing pet poster?

We also fax a custom designed missing pet poster to your local Veterinarian, Animal Shelters, Animal Control, Police Stations, Media Outlets and Pet Stores in the area where your pet was last seen.