Invisible Fence Awareness

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…

Storm Safety Planning for Pets

It’s that time of the year! Missouri thunderstorm and tornado season!   What’s your preventative measures or disaster plan for your pets?   What do you have packed and ready to go?

Missing since November 2016 in St Louis! REUNITED!

A German Shepherd missing since November 2016 was reunited in St Louis today, January 6, 2018 – thanks to his microchip! Holy moly!! So many people have pets with microchips but they have never registered them or updated them with current contact info. Your microchip is essentially worthless to help your pet if you don’t…

Lost & Found Pet Pages on Facebook – Updates Needed

Did you know that we have a list of Facebook pages and Facebook groups dedicated to lost and found pets?  The list has been compiled manually and provides a breakdown by state.  It also provides a list of resources that provide national coverage. The purpose of this resource is to help owners and those who have found…

Found dog reunited six days later 30 miles away.

This elderly dog was found in O’Fallon, MO.  For reasons unknown, he was taken to a shelter/rescue organization 30 miles away in House Springs, MO. The following is the post from the Good Samaritan who found the dog: A community member who lives in the area where the dog was found hung found dog signs…

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…

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…

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 your gates & fences before you open that door

Missouri has its share of inclement weather throughout the year.  From breezy days to severe thunderstorm watches, it only takes a one time incident to lead to a lost pet.  At gust of wind can cause a loose fence gate latch to fly open.  Severe winds can cause entire sections of a fence to fall…

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…