Monthly Archives: May 2012

How Are We Doing? Year to Date May 2012

The combined total of Lost Dogs- MN, Lost Dogs of Wisconsin and Lost Dogs Illinois for this year so far is 1588 reunions (1476 safe, 112 deceased). The 2012 year to date breakdown is: Illinois 778 safe, 47 deceased; Minnesota … Continue reading

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The Mission of Lost Dogs of Wisconsin

We want to take a moment to clear up the apparent confusion some people have with what Lost Dogs of Wisconsin does and does not do.  We feel it is important for us to do this because we don’t want … Continue reading

Posted in Our Organization

Voicemail Becomes Very Important When Your Dog is Lost

We thought we’d take a moment to tell you how important it is to change your welcome messages on your voicemail and answering machines if your pet goes missing.  Even though this is a task that many owners of lost … Continue reading

Posted in Friendly Lost Dog Strategies, Shy Lost Dog Strategies, Useful Tools

With Common Practices, We Can Band Together and Save more Pets

Dear Shelter Operators, Thank you for all you are doing to protect and preserve the animals in your care.  We appreciate the effort you put forth on a daily basis to help return lost pets to their owners and to … Continue reading

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Creating and Placing Effective Signs

Posting signs is one of the most effective things you can do to get your lost dog back home.  But it’s important to realize that not all signs are created equally, meaning some are more effective than others.  If you … Continue reading

Posted in Friendly Lost Dog Strategies, Shy Lost Dog Strategies, Useful Tools

How We Monitor Craigslist

Lost Dogs of Wisconsin has different tools available for use when trying to locate a missing dog and one of them is the organization’s group of Craigslist Monitors.  As we’ve seen first-hand, Craigslist is more than a website where you … Continue reading

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Rex, a Child’s Literal Lifeline, Is Missing

Susan Tester, a resident of Jump River, Wisconsin, knew Rex, a Beagle, Australian shepherd mix, was different when he joined her family two years ago.  For instance, Rex followed Susan everywhere – there was no place Susan could go without … Continue reading

Posted in Still Missing