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Lost Pet! Tips for Finding a Missing Pet

March 18, 2013

It’s a scenario no pet owner wants to imagine, but unfortunately an animal getting loose and wandering away is something that could happen to anyone, so you have to be prepared. Do you have a specific plan in place should your pet escape your care? Here are some helpful tips from your Welland vet on what you can do to improve the chances of finding your missing pet and bringing them home safely.

First and foremost, you should always be proactive about keeping your pet safe. Always keep up-to-date identification on your pet’s collar and ensure that he or she is always wearing it. For an extra measure of precaution, you may want to consider having your pet microchipped by your Welland vet. The more easily identifiable your animal companion is, the greater the chances you’ll be able to retrieve them quickly and safely should they become separated from you.

If your pet does manage to escape, take the following actions as quickly as possible:

Losing a pet can be a nerve wracking experience, but it doesn’t have to end badly. By following the tips provided here and working with your Welland vet, you’ll have an excellent chance of reuniting with your pet.