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Did Your Dog Go Missing From Fireworks? Don’t Panic!

Immediately file a report with us at http://www.helpinglostpets.com/LDOW so that we can make a flyer and share it to our Facebook page which has over 85,000 fans in Wisconsin.  Different formats of your flyer will be emailed to you so … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Where Could My Lost Dog Be?

As the year draws to a close we are going to ask you to click on this link and to look through our 2015 Lost Dogs Album one more time. Although we have had an incredibly successful year (over 2500 … 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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Fireworks and Reuniting Lost Dogs with Their Families

Last year we were honored to present a free webinar for ASPCA Pro that included a lot of helpful information for shelters and owners for dogs that go missing after the fireworks on the 4th of July. Please feel free … 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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Tips for Catching the Elusive Dog – Part 2 in a Series

Toby, a shy dog,  bolts from the sound of fireworks and panic ensues. EVERYBODY wants to help – a good thing.  Or is it? One of the first hurdles that the owner of a shy, lost dog must do is … Continue reading

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