Check that chip!

Before your pet becomes lost and then a statistic, use our educational instructions above. These will help you you to ensure you are prepared in advance should your pet become lost. Step 1 – Create your pet’s digital footprint! Open up your Contacts feature on your mobile device. Create a new contact for each pet….

Why Missouri Lost & Found Paws?

Do you want to be part of a change movement? All it takes is one animal lover after another, working together as a community to bring change. We are Missouri Lost & Found Paws. We want to change Missouri. We want Missouri to be known as the #1 state dedicated to reuniting lost and found…

You are your pet’s advocate

Having a lost pet is a unique and emotional pain that hurts us to the core.  When a pet becomes lost, you as the owner are your pet’s one and only voice.  You are your pet’s champion, their cheerleader.  As the owner, it is up to you to do everything in your power to get…

Movers & Shakers

Let’s face it, animals are movers and shakers. They have places to go, people to see. Naturally when we try to snap a photo, they often want to keep things moving.  If you have found a pet and are having a difficult time to capture a still photo, here are some tips from Missouri Lost…

Just one piece of the puzzle…

“…it can take up to two months at times to find an owner.   It is extremely challenging for an owner to find their lost pet.”

How to make weatherproofed signs

Signs are so very key to getting the word out about a lost or found pet. Often times, the person who lost the pet thinks, “surely the person who finds my pet will post a sign”. Meanwhile, the person who finds the pet drives around looking for lost pet signs thinking, “surely the person who…

Senior pets myths

For so many of us pet owners, our pets are a full fledged member of our family.  We grow up together, we go through many life changes together (good and bad) and we grow old together. Did you know that as your beloved pet enters his or her golden years, he or she will go…

20,000 Strong!

On January 27, 2014, the Missouri Lost & Found Paws team was fortunate and excited to celebrate a viewership of 2,000 animal lovers. TWO THOUSAND. Fast forward to January 27, 2017! We are so honored and excited to celebrate TWENTY THOUSAND viewers! In the past SEVEN years of the Missouri Lost & Found Paws journey,…

Even Rural Dogs Have Homes

Though not everyone feels the same way, many animals are allowed the freedom to roam in our rural areas across Missouri. Many animals in rural communities will go out for an adventure of a couple of days, and return home. Taking a found animal far from its point of origin significantly and negatively impacts that…

What Goes Up Must Come Down

What Goes Up Must Come Down Was your pet lost and is now reunited? Or, did you find a wandering pet and help them find their family? Time to celebrate! Don’t forget to remove any signs you hung up. Many municipalities actually have ordinances restricting signs. Let’s keep our community clean and remove signs that…