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Lost & Found

Check or Report Lost and Found Pets on Eagle Country Online Pet Patrol

Click here for more information about the Pet Patrol

Dearborn County Animal Control

To report a stray dog or to report neglect, abuse or abandonment of an animal, contact Dearborn County Animal Control.

If you have FOUND a pet, we recommend you do the following:

Check with neighbors to see if they are missing a pet. So many times pets merely wonder a few doors down, so you can help get a pet home as quickly as possible by knocking on a few doors.

Check for tags/identification. If the pet has ID, contact the family to alert them their pet is in your possession.

If the pet has no ID, take the pet to a local veterinarian or bring it to us at the PAWS Humane Center to be scanned for a microchip.

Always report a found pet to PAWS and other area shelters Animals missing from Dearborn County may easily cross county lines or be picked up by someone passing through the area.

Other local shelters:

Check Eagle Radio Pet Patrol (above link) and check the “lost” ads in the newspapers.

Post the found pet’s photo and information on your facebook, PAWS Facebook, twitter and other social media page.

If you have LOST a pet, we recommend you do the following:

Hurry! Don’t Delay in looking for your lost pet.

It’s important for you to call the PAWS Humane Center right away and visit in person.

Remember to check back daily as we take in animals each and every day. One of them may be yours.

Visit all the local animal shelters to look for your pet because animals can wander far from home. Animals missing from Dearborn County may easily cross county lines or be picked up by someone passing through the area.

Notify friends and neighbors that your pet is lost. Post fliers in the area where you lost your pet.

Contact veterinary practices in your area. They may have a Lost and Found bulletin board in their offices.

Check Eagle Radio Pet Patrol .Read the “found” ads, and take out a “lost” ad in the newspapers.

Post your pet’s photo and information on your facebook, PAWS Facebook, twitter and other social media pages

And finally:When your pet comes home, have them Microchipped. PAWS Humane Center offers microchipping for $25.00 per pet.

Make sure your pet wears a current county license tag (for dogs), rabies tag and an ID tag with your present address and phone numbers. – and your address and phone numbers are on file with the veterinarian who provided your pet’s most recent vaccinations.

Featured Pets

Chip

3 years old, Boxer Mix,male neutered.  Chip is full of energy and is looking for a family to match his energy level.  He loves to curl up in a blanket with a Nylabone.  He would prefer to be your one and only.  A game of tug of war would be a fun game to play with him.  Chip is house trained and ready to find his furever family.

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Ruffles

2 years old, Domestic Short Hair Black, female spayed.  Ruffles is looking for a quiet home to call her own.  This shy girl would love to have all your attention.  Sitting in her window bed makes this girl happy.  She loves to brush up against your legs as you walk around.  If you think Ruffles is the girl for you, stop down and check her out!

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Missy

3 months old, Domestic Short Hair Black, male neutered.  Missy is a quiet kitten that needs a little extra attention.  He loves to play with his toys and his twin brother, Miley.  They love to sleep together and would be a great addition to someone that has the time and patience to let them warm up to you.  If you have room in your home and heart for these two boys stop by and see how they play.

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