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Dexter’s Story – A Newly Adopted Dog is Lost in Frigid Temperatures in Northern Wisconsin for 7 Nights

As told by Esther Maina, Lost Dogs of Wisconsin volunteer Dexter, a shy and timid dog, was surrendered by his former owners. After four weeks in the shelter he was finally adopted. When they arrived home, before they could grab … Continue reading

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Check Your Trail Camera Photos Carefully!

We received the following message today from Karen L, the woman who helped capture Ocatavia, a missing border collie who had been on the run for several months. If you are unfamiliar with Octavia’s Story listen to it on Let’s … Continue reading

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2020 Year End Reunion Numbers

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Pumpkins, Corn and Squash are Food Sources for Lost Dogs

Local wildlife and lost pets can enjoy snacking on squash, corn and pumpkins set out for fall decorations. They will make a viable food source for a lost dog at this time of year. Make sure you check yards, farm … Continue reading

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Thank You Signs Help the Next Missing Dog!

If you have successfully captured your long lost dog it is a great idea to let the community know that he or she has been caught. This Thank You sign helps in three ways: 1. It encourages people to help … Continue reading

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Allow Your Lost Dog to Have a Hiding Spot

Dogs lost from fireworks usually bolt and then hide. They may remain in hiding for several hours or several days. This is okay. Dogs are safe in their hiding spots. They are safe from being hit by cars or from … Continue reading

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Keep Your Pets Safe This Fourth of July!

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How Are We Doing? Year to Date May 2020

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How Are We Doing? Year to Date April 2020

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Tips for Newly Adopted Dogs or Foster Dogs Who Get Lost From Their New Home

More and more people are choosing to adopt their new best friend from a rescue or shelter. This is a wonderful thing! Many dogs, through no fault of their own, need a new home.  Unfortunately though, many people are unprepared … Continue reading

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