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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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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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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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Lost Dogs of Wisconsin: More Than a Posting Service

You probably know that Lost Dogs of Wisconsin (LDOW) provides free postings of lost and found dogs in Wisconsin (reuniting over 3,000 dogs in our three years of existence) but did you know we do more than that?  Take a … Continue reading

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Clearing and colder….

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Tips For Dogs That Are Lost From Somewhere Other Than Home

It is not uncommon for a dog to go missing from a location other than home. These situations  can include but are not limited to dogs that go missing from a: Vacation or camping trip Pet sitter Vet clinic Groomer … Continue reading

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Is Your Missing Dog Caught in a Custody Dispute?

At Lost Dogs of Wisconsin we concentrate our efforts to help the individual owners and finders of lost dogs.  Our specially trained volunteers can give good advice and support for both shy and friendly lost dogs.  They can also give … Continue reading

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“Feral, Survival or Flight” Mode – What Does That Mean?

  Feral, survival and flight mode are terms being used more and more by lost dog recovery specialists but the meaning of those terms is not clear to a lost dog owner or general public helping to find a lost … Continue reading

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