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Fireworks and Reuniting Lost Dogs with Their Families

  In preparation for July 4, experts from Lost Dogs Illinois and Lost Dogs of Wisconsin will give you practical advice to offer support, resources, and tips to worried families searching for their lost dogs. Teaching people how to find their … Continue reading

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Making Large Neon Signs for Your Missing Dog is Cheap and Easy. Here’s How:

Check out your local dollar store for inexpensive supplies to make brightly colored signs for your missing dog. Remember that not everyone has a computer, a smart phone or the internet. Big, neon-colored signs will grab their attention and alert … Continue reading

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How Are We Doing? Year to Date May 2016

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Despite the Hype, Coyote Attacks on Lost Dogs are Rare

Despite the media hype, coyote attacks on lost dogs are pretty rare. But because of the hype, many owners give up looking for their dog because a neighbor, friend or family member tells them that “a coyote probably got your … Continue reading

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How Are We Doing? Year to Date April 2016

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April 23rd is National Lost Dog Awareness Day!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 23 is National Lost Dog Awareness Day National Lost Dog Awareness Day reminds us not all stray dogs are homeless Wales, Wisconsin – April 23, 2016 will be observed as the third annual National Lost Dog Awareness … Continue reading

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How Are We Doing? Year to Date March 2016

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AB487/SB450 Signed Into Law, Reducing Wisconsin’s Stray Hold From Seven Days to Four Days

On March 1, 2016, Governor Walker signed AB487/SB450 into law. It is now called Act 233 and you can read the entire text of the law by clicking on this link. This bill was drafted with help from  the Wisconsin … Continue reading

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How Are We Doing? Year To Date February 2016

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Dogs Deemed “Unadoptable” Are Saved When They Are Returned to Owner

One of the best things about returning dogs (or cats) to their owners is that they don’t have to go through a possibly very flawed “behavior test” at a shelter before adoption. Many scared, confused lost pets may be deemed … Continue reading

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