Category Archives: Reunion Stories

Reunion stories that may give you tips, ideas, and motivation to help you find your lost dog.

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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Trubble, Missing For Three Months, is Safely Captured!

After nearly THREE MONTHS on her own, fending for herself, Trubble is home! Trubble went missing on July 27th, 2015 from the owner’s friends house while being dog sat. She was seen for a week-ish at Fernau’s Greenhouse grounds (lots … Continue reading

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Boiko’s Story

Reunited ~ after 14 months on his own! Reunited ~ after 14 months on his own! Boiko the Chocolate Labrador Retriever from #Porterfield in Marinette County. Boiko went missing on July 23, 2014 (over a year ago). Owner (Jeremy) was … Continue reading

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Randall’s Story

This is Randall’s story – as told by Randall’s owners. Randall ran away from my brother’s home when my brother was petsitting. We were on our way to a wedding, and Randall just ran off. That night, Randall ran several … Continue reading

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Lucy’s Big Adventure (as told by Lucy herself)

One very cold and snowy day in January 2015, I had to go outside to go potty. Dad let me outside.  I stayed in his sight, running in the yard.  Dad went back inside the house to get my brother … Continue reading

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Abby’s Story

  One of our greatest challenges at Lost Dogs of Wisconsin is educating  owners, neighbors, family, friends and well-meaning strangers about lost dog behavior. We are often trying to do this in the “heat of the moment” when a dog … Continue reading

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Heidi’s Story

  In late December 2014, we received a sighting report for a dog that had been hanging around a home in Sturtevant, Racine County. One of our volunteers, Cindy H, made contact with the homeowners and gave them suggestions and advice … Continue reading

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Princessa’s Story Helps Another Lost Dog

  At Lost Dogs of Wisconsin our motto is Never Give Up. Our mission has always included educating the public on successful methods of finding shy, lost dogs.  We have found that many owners give up far too soon, so … Continue reading

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Duncan’s Story

Do you remember Duncan’s story? He was the missing beagle from the Fox Valley, whose teenage owner, Bernardo rode his bike in terrible weather to check out leads and deliver flyers. Duncan was finally brought in to Fox Valley Humane … Continue reading

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Princessa’s Story – A Small Lost Dog Survives Four Months During a Brutal Wisconsin Winter

Once upon a time there was a small 8 lb. chihuahua/rat terrier cross named Princessa who was the princess of the house. She sat on the back of the couch and probably ate bon-bons. Then one day on November 6, … Continue reading

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