Category Archives: Useful Tools

Place an Ad in Your Local Newspaper When Your Dog is Missing

One of the most overlooked ways to get the word out about your missing dog is placing an ad in your local newspaper or shopper. Social media has taken the world by storm, providing a cheap, easy way to spread … Continue reading

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Partnership with Helping Lost Pets (HeLP)

We are very pleased to announce that Lost Dogs of Wisconsin is now partnering with Helping Lost Pets (HeLP) for our found dogs.  HeLP is a totally free, map-based national lost/found registry. How will this help more found dogs get … Continue reading

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Safe Driving with Dogs

Many dogs are lost from auto accidents.  Sometimes this is unavoidable and if it happens to you, please read our article on how to quickly and safely recover these dogs. Tips For Dogs That Are Lost From Somewhere Other Than … Continue reading

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Check Us Out On Pinterest!

Pinterest is one of the hottest social media sites! It is a very visual, picture-oriented “bulletin board” where the user can post and share their content.  We have several “pin boards” on our Pinterest page – including a gallery of … Continue reading

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Map-Based Website Helps Lost Pets Get Home

The number one way to recover your lost dog is  the old-fashioned tried and true method of using flyers and signs to generate sightings. Going door to door with flyers in the area where your dog was last seen has … Continue reading

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Every Door Direct Mail® Can Help Deliver Your Flyers

The number one way that lost dogs are successfully recovered is through the use of flyers and signs that alert the neighborhood and surrounding areas that your dog is missing. Printing and delivering flyers can be time-consuming and costly. Also, … Continue reading

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Create Your Own Flyers in Spanish

Distributing flyers in the neighborhood where a lost dog was last seen is the Number One way to find your missing dog. It is also the number one way to reunite a found dog with his or her owner. But, … Continue reading

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Shelter Matching Software Helps Reunite Lost Dogs

When your dog goes missing you want to be sure that you use every available tool at your disposal to help you. Thankfully, technology has made some great leaps and bounds in the last couple of years and today we … Continue reading

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Google Maps – A Useful Tool for an Elusive Dog

You’ve lost your shy dog and you’ve done a good job delivering flyers and posting intersection signs. Now your sightings are coming in but you’re having a hard time keeping track. The sightings seem to be all over the place. … Continue reading

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Voicemail Becomes Very Important When Your Dog is Lost

We thought we’d take a moment to tell you how important it is to change your welcome messages on your voicemail and answering machines if your pet goes missing.  Even though this is a task that many owners of lost … Continue reading

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