What To Do If You Lost or Found a Pet

  

 STEPS TO FOLLOW IF YOUR PET WENT MISSING:        

  • CALL SUMMIT ANIMAL CONTROL TO REPORT LOST- 970-668-8600

  • CALL SUMMIT SHELTER TO REPORT LOST- 970-668-3230

  • COMFORT/SCENT STATIONS- PLACE OUT OWNER’S DIRTY CLOTHES ASAP IN AREA WHERE DOG WAS LAST SEEN (THEY CAN SMELL FOR MILES, SO THESE SCENTS CAN HELP DRAW THEM BACK). ALSO PLACE OUT THEIR PET BED.  IF MISSING PET HAS A SIBLING PET, RUB TOWELS ON THE SIBLING PET AND LEAVE THOSE OUTSIDE AS WELL FOR SCENTS.

  • SHARE ON THE FOLLOWING FACEBOOK PAGES:

    • SUMMIT LOST PET RESCUE

    • SUMMIT COUNTY LOVES THEIR PETS

    • DOG GONE SUMMIT COUNTY

    • ONE MAN’S JUNK SUMMIT COUNTY

      • POST A PIC PICTURE AND NAME OF LOST ANIMAL

      • DATE, TIME, EXACT LOCATION LOST

      • PHONE NUMBER OF OWNER TO CALL OR TEXT IF SEEN

      • DESCRIBE ANIMAL- SHY, SKITTISH, FRIENDLY, WHAT COLOR COLLAR, ETC

  • SIGNS- HANG NEON FOAMBOARD SIGNS AND WRITE IN BIG BLACK MARKER:“LOST DOG”, “TYPE OF DOG”, “CALL/TEXT- XXX-XXX-XXXX”, “DO NOT CHASE”

  • FLYERS- HANG ON BUS STOPS, SUMMIT DAILY BOXES, GAS STATIONS, LOCAL RESTAURANTS & BUSINESSES, NEIGHBORS CARS, AND SHARE WITH FEDEX/UPS/POST OFFICE/MAILMAN/GARBAGE TRUCK DRIVERS, ETC

CLICK HERE FOR LOST DOG FLYER TEMPLATE

CLICK HERE FOR LOST CAT FLYER TEMPLATE

  • CALL YOUR MICROCHIP COMPANY AND REPORT LOST

  • CALL ALL LOCAL VETS IN THE AREA

  • POST SIGN IN OWNERS YARD- “LOST DOG LIVES HERE”

  • GO SEARCHING ON FOOT-

    • DO NOT CALL OR CHASE PET

    • BE PATIENT & CALM
    • IF MISSING PET HAS A SIBLING PET, TAKE THEM WITH YOU ON EVERY SEARCH TO SPREAD THE SCENT​
    • KEEP SMELLY TREATS WITH YOU AND A LEAD LEASH. 

    • IF YOU SEE HIM, HE MAY NOT RECOGNIZE YOU RIGHT AWAY (DON’T TAKE THIS PERSONALLY, ITS PART OF SURVIVAL MODE, THEY GET CONFUSED). 

      • GET LOW TO GROUND, TURN BACK, DON’T MAKE EYE CONTACT AND DO NOT CALL HIS NAME OR CHASE.  HE’S IN FLIGHT OR FIGHT MODE AND WILL RUN.  IF YOU SEE HIM, DO THESE STEPS AND TOSS SOME TREATS HIS WAY.  ACT LIKE YOU’RE EATING AND DROPPING CRUMBS TO SEE IF IT’LL ENTICE HIM TO COME. BUILD TRUST. LET HIM COME TO YOU.

    • KEEP CHIP BAG OR PAPER WITH YOU AND MAKE CRINKLY SOUND. 

  • WINDOW MARKERS ON YOUR CAR- WRITE "LOST DOG, DESCRIPTION, LOCATION, PHONE NUMBER"

  • LOOK ON CRAIGSLIST FOR FREE PETS OR PETS FOR SALE (JUST IN CASE SOMEONE PICKED UP YOUR LOST PET AND IS TRYING TO SELL)

  • LOOK ON PETFINDER.COM & PETHARBOR.COM

Those with information about this lost pet should contact Summit Lost Pet Rescue, Inc. (“SLPR”) at 970-423-5701.   IMPORTANT:  Those reading this flyer are not authorized to conduct or assist in pet searches for, or on behalf SLPR, without first registering with and executing a waiver and release with SLPR at www.lostpetrescue.org/volunteer.  Those who conduct or assist in pet searches without first doing so, do so at their own risk, peril and liability.

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CALMING SIGNALS: WATCH THESE VIDEOS TO LEARN WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU SEE A SKITTISH LOST DOG:   

 

                    

STEPS TO FOLLOW IF YOU FOUND A PET:

  Summit Lost Pet Rescue, Inc

www.lostpetrescue.org

  • KEEP PET SAFE SO THEY WON’T RUN AWAY

  • CALL ANIMAL CONTROL ASAP TO REPORT FOUND- 970-668-8600 AND TO SCAN FOR MICROCHIP

  • CALL SHELTER TO REPORT FOUND- 970-668-3230

  • IF YOU CAN NOT KEEP THE PET, THERE IS A 24 HOUR DROP BOX AT THE SUMMIT COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER IN FRISCO, WHICH IS SAFE & WARM.

  • SHARE ON THE FOLLOWING FACEBOOK PAGES:

    • SUMMIT LOST PET RESCUE

    • SUMMIT COUNTY LOVES THEIR PETS

    • DOG GONE SUMMIT COUNTY

    • ONE MAN’S JUNK SUMMIT COUNTY

Those with information about this lost pet should contact Summit Lost Pet Rescue, Inc. (“SLPR”) at 970-423-5701.   IMPORTANT:  Those reading this flyer are not authorized to conduct or assist in pet searches for, or on behalf SLPR, without first registering with and executing a waiver and release with SLPR at www.lostpetrescue.org/volunteer.  Those who conduct or assist in pet searches without first doing so, do so at their own risk, peril and liability.

LOCAL PLACES TO PRINT FLYERS:                          

  • OFFICE MAX- 297 SUMMIT PLACE, SILVERTHORNE, CO 80498 

 https://www.officedepot.com/configurator/pod/#/product/copiesAndFlyers

  • UPS DILLON- 265 DILLON RIDGE RD, Ste C, DILLON, CO 80435

​      https://locations.theupsstore.com/co/dillon/265-dillon-ridge-rd/copies-&-documents

  • COPY COPY- 825 N. SUMMIT BLVD, FRISCO, CO 80443

       http://copycopy.biz/frisco/upload/

 

  • LASERGRAPHICS - 400 North Park Ave. #4B Breckenridge, CO 80424 

       https://www.lasergraphicsbreck.com/

 

  • UPS Store - 400 N Park Ave Ste #10-B, Breckenridge, CO 80424 

       https://locations.theupsstore.com/co/breckenridge/400-n-park-ave/copies-&-documents

IMPORTANT: Those reading this information are not authorized to conduct or assist in pet searches for, or on behalf SLPR, without first registering with and executing the waiver and release. Those who conduct or assist in pet searches without first doing so, do so at their own risk, peril and liability.

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(970) 423-5701

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Dillon, CO 80435

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Summit Lost Pet Rescue, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non profit organization, all donations are tax deductible.