I know. I’m cute.

I know. I’m cute, but you can’t keep me. I have a family who is missing me. Right now. I bet they are ugly crying. I know, I am irresistible. I am perfect. I was a hot mess when you found me.  I had just had a bath at home. I felt so good, I…

Let us help you get them home

Let’s face it. With these frigid temps, time is of the essence. There is zero time to dilly dally. Leverage these tips to the fullest. Ask friends for help. This is not the time to be shy. It is too cold outside.

Please. Help us keep them safe.

Good morning friends. This morning, as I stood outside with my dogs waiting for them to potty within my fenced yard, I watched them wanting to frolic. Within seconds, their realization sank in as their paws start freezing up. I am always prepared. I have my boots on. I have my warm winter coat on….

Eleven months and six miles

Meet Mr. Fluffers. He went missing from South City back in March 2020. Fast forward to today. Mr. Fluffers wandered in a garage in Valley Park and was taken to a vet in Ballwin where he was scanned for a chip. How Mr. Fluffers got to Valley Park is a mystery but we know he…

Don’t judge a book by its cover

🐾🐾REUNITED 🐾🐾 This was authored by one of our volunteers who we will call our North St Louis County Warrior! It’s so easy to judge a book by its cover, to see a dog matted and instantly think surely it’s been dumped, uncared for or mistreated. It’s easy. I typically steer clear of the easy…

Register your microchip for free

Many pet owners procrastinate registering their pet’s microchip for a number of reasons. Time. Forgetfulness. Money. We have good news for you! You can register your pet’s microchip for free using foundanimals.org!

Does your pet sitter love your pet as much as you do?

This is a true story from one of our volunteers who scans found pets for microchips. Yet another great example of why every single pet should have a microchip & to make sure you leave your pups with folks you really trust! Imagine being out of town for a quick three day trip trying to…

Finders Keepers is not how we roll

It does not take long to fall in love. Like, for real. The eyes. The gentle sniff of our hands. The timid greeting of stepping into our home. The little wag of uncertainty as they try to figure out who we are and why they are in our home. That moment they boop our nose…

St Charles County After Hours

For those in St Charles County, we have some incredibly positive news to share. O’Fallon Animal Emergency Clinic (AEC) has graciously offered to provide a very generous, civic contribution to hold found pets when our St Charles County Pet Adoption Center is closed (i.e. evenings and Sundays). We are SO fortunate to have an organization…

There is danger lurking in rehoming

Dear Community. We need your help to educate your fellow community members on the dangers lurking out there when rehoming a pet. Are there some good people? Absolutely! Are there murky people? Unfortunately, yes. Never, ever rehome your pet for free.Use your social media sleuthing skills to check out potential new owners.Ask for their veterinarian….

Avoid use of minors in your photos

We at Missouri Lost & Found Paws believe strongly in our organization’s VALUE and EARNED RESPECT to our community. We are built upon a FOUNDATION of COMMITMENT, HARD WORK and DEVOTION to help lost and found pets with their humans. We know from experience that SHARING KNOWLEDGE makes us all AWARE and in better control…

Avoid minors in your lost and found pet photos

We at Missouri Lost & Found Paws believe strongly in our organization’s VALUE and EARNED RESPECT to our community. We are built upon a FOUNDATION of COMMITMENT, HARD WORK and DEVOTION to help lost and found pets with their humans. We know from experience that SHARING KNOWLEDGE makes us all AWARE and in better control…