Monthly Archives: August 2012

Special Needs


Posted in Photo Tips, Prevention Tips

Navigating the Maze of Stray Holding Facilities

Your friendly dog has gone missing and there is a good chance that he has ended up in an animal control facility or stray holding facility. This article will help you understand how the system works and will help maximize … Continue reading

Posted in Friendly Lost Dog Strategies, Rescues and Shelters, Shy Lost Dog Strategies | Tagged

Gardens and Bird Feeders and Bread Crumbs, Oh My!

Posted in Lost Dog Behavior Tips, Photo Tips, Uncategorized

The Happy Wanderer – Part 3 of a Series

Do you remember that old song from Girl Scout camp, the Happy Wanderer? “I love to go a-wandering, Along the mountain track, And as I go, I love to sing, My knapsack on my back.” This is often the scenario … Continue reading

Posted in Friendly Lost Dog Strategies

How Are We Doing? Year to Date July 2012

Year to Date Statistics through the end of July, 2012. The combined total for Lost Dogs Minnesota, Lost Dogs Of Wisconsin &Lost Dogs Illinois is 2,477 dogs (2,355 safe and 141 deceased). The breakdown: LDMN – 519 dogs (495 safe, … Continue reading

Posted in Statistics

Did Your Lost Dog Get Picked Up By a Good Samaritan? Part 2 of a Series

The first thing we need to do is clearly define the difference between a dog that is “picked up” and one that is stolen.  A picked up dog is one that was lost or perceived to be lost and a … Continue reading

Posted in Friendly Lost Dog Strategies

Your Friendly Dog Has Gone Missing! What Now? – Part 1 of a Series

Rollie, your  friendly dog is missing. He was in the fenced backyard sniffing around and enjoying himself while you just stepped inside for a minute to get a cup of coffee. The phone rang and you were longer than you … Continue reading

Posted in Friendly Lost Dog Strategies