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Luring a Shy, Lost Dog Using a Portable Grill

Using a portable grill can be very helpful in catching a shy, scared dog. If you are getting sightings of your dog in a general area, we recommend setting up a feeding station. This can help to keep a lost … Continue reading

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When NOT to Use a Tracking Dog to Find a Lost Dog

The idea of using a tracking dog to find a lost dog is very compelling, but most people who pursue this option do not have a good understanding of how a tracking (or trailing) dog works.  In some cases a … Continue reading

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How Are We Doing? Year to Date December 2014

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Abby’s Story

  One of our greatest challenges at Lost Dogs of Wisconsin is educating  owners, neighbors, family, friends and well-meaning strangers about lost dog behavior. We are often trying to do this in the “heat of the moment” when a dog … Continue reading

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Heidi’s Story

  In late December 2014, we received a sighting report for a dog that had been hanging around a home in Sturtevant, Racine County. One of our volunteers, Cindy H, made contact with the homeowners and gave them suggestions and advice … Continue reading

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The Dangers of a Dog Bite

  Although the title might seem obvious (of course dog bites can be dangerous!) we want to point out some of the not so obvious issues with dog bites and lost dogs. One of the greatest dangers of a dog bite … Continue reading

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Jump Starting Your Search For the Long Lost Dog

Your lost dog has been missing now for several weeks (or months) and your sightings and leads have fizzled out. Don’t despair!! It’s never too late to  jump-start the search for a long-lost dog. This article is designed to give you … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas From the Volunteers at Lost Dogs of Wisconsin

From the LDOW family of volunteers to your family, we wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Thank you for your kindness and support in 2014. With your help over 2000 dogs have been reunited so … Continue reading

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How Are We Doing? Year to Date November 2014

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Where Could They Be?

  As the year draws to a close we are going to ask you to click on this link and to look through our 2014 Lost Dogs Album one more time. Although we have had an incredibly successful year (over … Continue reading

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