Finding a Lost Dog or Cat - 10 Ways To Improve Your Odds

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One out of three pets will get lost at some point in their lives. This statistic strikes fear in all pet owners, but there are services and strategies to boost your odds of finding your dog or cat. From simple to high tech, here are 10 things you can do to help bring a missing pet home safely.

1. Collar and ID Tags. Only 2 percent of cats and 15 percent of dogs without tags or microchips will be reunited with their owners, states the American Humane Association. So make sure your cat or dog is wearing a collar and identification tag that bears your current contact information, including phone number.

2. Microchips. Many different companies manufacture pet microchips, which are read with scanners provided to veterinarians, animal control agencies and shelters, etc. According to the American Microchip Advisory Council for Animals, it is best to pick a microchip that operates at the American standard of 125 kilohertz. Be sure to register your contact information and keep the information up to date. Many microchip companies will now accept registration information for another manufacturer's microchip, so consider cross-registering you and your pet with several different microchip databases.

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LostCatFinder

Where are the other 8 things to improve odds? I only see two listed. One that should be included would be hiring a search & rescue pet tracker.

I specialize in finding lost cats. As a professional pet detective, I've studied the science of lost cat behavior and offer a Tips booklet on "How to Find Your Lost Cat" on my Lost Cat Finder website:

http://www.lostcatfinder.com/Lost_Cat_Finder/Search_Tips.html

March 25 2013 at 1:18 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
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artfullofheart

Finding a Lost Dog or Cat - 10 Ways To Improve Your Odds
- 10 Ways To Improve Your Odds
More on PawNation: Dog Shelters, find pets, Finding a Lost Dog, Lost Cat, Lost Dog, lost found pets, lost pets, microchip, pet psychic, pet resources, pets rescue

I think they want you to click on the blue links where it says, "More on PawNation" to get more of things do regarding "Finding a Lost Dog or Cat - 10 Ways To Improve Your Odds".

Wonderful that you specialize in finding lost cats and as a professional pet detective, studied the science of lost cat behavior!

I'm especially pleased that you Offer a Tips booklet on "How to Find Your Lost Cat" on your Lost Cat Finder website:

http://www.lostcatfinder.com/Lost_Cat_Finder/Search_Tips.html
Blessing and have a great day! Ann

November 27 2013 at 11:06 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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