They Are Not The Enemy

Missouri Lost & Found Paws would like to take a moment and share our thoughts about  shelters and animal control facilities. Our shelters and animal control facilities are NOT the enemy. As we have mentioned since the inception of St Louis, Missouri Lost & Found Paws,  Missouri Lost & Found Paws and its community is focused…

Have an invisible fence?

When is the last time you replaced the batteries on your dog’s collars for the invisible fence?  Did you know that the general recommendation by manufacturers is to replace the batteries every 3 months? Things That Affect Battery Life The expected life of invisible fence batteries can vary based on a number of factors: How often your dog…

Why Nextdoor.com helps lost and found pets get home

Thanks to one of our admins, Tina Roe, for introducing many of us to this amazing service! For our newest followers, if you have not heard of Nextdoor or the NextDoor app, it is a great venue to post lost and found pets.  Join Nextdoor, the private social network for neighborhoods, and start connecting with…

Reflecting upon 2017

On behalf of our Missouri Lost & Found Paws team, we would like to share a special message to all those who came our way in 2017.

Calling the microchip company should be one of the first things you do

Has your pet gone missing? Is your pet lost?  Yes. Is your pet microchipped?  Yes?  Fantastic! It is absolutely critical that you contact your microchip company ASAP as soon as your pet goes missing.  And we do mean, right away! Why? Most individuals who find pets will take the pet to have it checked for…

Check shelters in person, it’s that important

Due to overcrowded shelters, it is not possible for shelter workers to keep up with details of all animals in its care. Please do not rely on verbal descriptions of pets to determine whether your lost loved one is in the shelter or animal control facility. One person may describe a dog as a lab…

Brrrrr, baby it’s cold outside

As you know, Winter has finally decided to show its face to Missouri.  It will be cold with the chance of accumulating snow across parts of the state.  Please lend a kind hand to animals who are wandering thru your area.  Remember, they may be someone’s lost pet!  We have been fortunate to have a…

Have you posted a lost or found pet on Craigslist?

  Craigslist is still used by individuals who have lost or found a pet.  One of the attractive features of Craigslist is to use anonymity for your contact info.  However, our Missouri Lost & Found Paws team wants to help our communities be aware of the following tips: List either your email address or phone…