Tag Archives: Lost Dogs of Wisconsin

Use Facebook to Help Increase Your Shelter’s Return to Owner Rate

Many animal shelters in America have contracts with local municipalities to hold “stray” dogs for the state-mandated stray hold to give owners an opportunity to reclaim their lost dog. This period of time varies from state to state. A shelter typically has … Continue reading

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Correct Microchip Scanning Procedures Saves Lives!

Here is an easy to print, clip and hang poster for your shelter or vet clinic that explains good microchip scanning procedures.  (Courtesy of Animal Sheltering magazine)

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Paws and Protect Event in Marathon County was a Success!

“So much fun seeing and meeting all the hundreds of animal people with their furry best friends today at Paws and Protect. Great to see Stacy Cole from WIFC, and Thank You to Ashlee Bishop , Wausau’s animal control officer … Continue reading

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How Are We Doing? Year to Date January 2015

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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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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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