4th of July Prevention

Please. Help us at Missouri Lost & Found Paws keep pets *safe* during fireworks season 🎇🎆. Help us get the word out to other pet owners to raise awareness. 4th of July is when our team gets put through the ringer. The number of lost and found pets takes a significant spike now that the…

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?

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…

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…

How long does it take to find the owner of a lost pet?

Our Missouri Lost & Found Paws team has been working on lost and found animals since 2011. We can tell you that it can take up to two months at times to find the Guardian of a pet. It is extremely challenging for the Guardian to find their lost pet. Most Guardians look at the…

Strike a pose! When’s the last time you snapped a photo of your pet?

Missouri Lost & Found Paws is committed to keeping pets safe this summer as vacation season arrives!  Follow our Summer Series 2017 of how to keep pets safe! When is the last time you snapped a photo of your furry family member(s)? As our pets age, their physical appearance can change.  They can gain weight,…

Resources for Flood Victim Families With Pets in Missouri

Resources for Flood Victim Families With Pets Who Need Temporary Housing All pet owners who are displaced by the floods:  If at all possible, please have your pet’s vet records and / or a contact phone number for your vet with you.  This will help you find boarding, if necessary for your pets.   Humane…

Have You Seen a Wandering Pet? Report It To Us!

What is a Sighting? A sighting is when someone gets a glimpse of a wandering pet.  Many people think that wandering pets are abandoned strays.  Sometimes, yes they are.  But did you know that often times, they are lost pets.  They are pets that someone loves very much, and is missing very much.  They are…