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Popular Dog Magazines (and Other Venues) Send the Wrong Message By Publishing Photos of Dogs Without Collars

Stop in at a pet supply store and have a look at the magazines on the rack. ¬†I did. I took some pictures of what I saw (see below). Magazine after magazine, both on the cover and on the interior … Continue reading

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How Are We Doing? Year to Date September 2016

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Crying Wolf is a Bad Idea if Your Dog is Missing

  We have seen some internet advice that suggests owners should create a sense of urgency about their missing dog by including a statement on the flyer that says the dog needs medicine for a serious medical condition (whether it … Continue reading

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We Were Pleased To Meet You, Mimi!

  Most of our volunteer work is done via email, telephone and text. We seldom get to meet the owners and dogs that we help. So we were thrilled yesterday when Stephanie and her dog, Mimi, stopped by our booth … Continue reading

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How Are We Doing? Year to Date August 2016

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Check Nearby Farms for Your Missing Dog

Scared lost dogs will often gravitate to a farm where there is a reliable food source like outdoor cat food or spilled grain. Farms provide a multitude of hiding places. Lost dogs will hide in sheds, old barns or under … Continue reading

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How Are We Doing? Year To Date July 2016

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Did Your Dog Get Scared By Fireworks? Don’t Panic!

If your dog went missing from the fireworks last night – don’t panic. Immediately put out your dog’s favorite blanket, some food and water, and something that smells like you (a dirty sock or pillowcase). Then file a report with … Continue reading

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How Are We Doing? Year to Date June 2016

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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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