July 4: Your dog's least favorite holiday; find out how to keep him safe
Cathrine from AZfamily.com created a great article how to find your lost pets. Read Below for the tips and article.
First, search your home thoroughly. Animals can squirm into some pretty tight spaces. You'd be surprised at where they can end up. Place items that carry the strong scent of home outside your house. Your dog's sense of smell is way better than yours.
Those scents can act as a beacon to help him find his way back to you. Post flyers with a good photo of your pet within a one-mile radius of your home. Include contact information, but not your name or address.
Post an ad in the lost-and-found section of Craigslist. It's quick and easy to do and more effective than you might think. According to Bretta Nelson at the Arizona Humane Society, Craigslist posts helped reunite more than 1,000 lost pets with their owners last year.
Also, file a report with Missing Mutts (and Cats) by calling 480-898-8914.
Check with the local vet offices and animals shelters, including the Arizona Human Society and Maricopa County Animal Care and Control, as soon as possible.
Be patient. July 5 is a very busy day for shelters as they work to reunite lost dogs with their families. But also be aware that the clock is ticking.
The law only requires shelters to hold animals for 72 hours before putting them up for adoption. What's more, pets suffering irreparable injuries or failing health and temperament exams may be euthanized after that 72-hour period.