SO YOU FOUND A LOST ANIMAL NOW WHAT? RESOURCE GUIDE
We are so happy that you took initiative to a help a lost pet by taking into your home. Congratulations, you are now a partner in our life saving efforts! We encourage you to download the resource guide above with tips on how to find the owner. Data shows that lost pets have a higher chance of being found by their owner if they stay in their communities. Most pets are not found at the shelter; we should be the last option.
If you have an injured or aggressive lost pet, please contact our department at 951-358-PETS (7387) for assistance immediately. Please note: After-hour dispatchers are available for emergencies only. If you found a lost pet, it is not an emergency. Emergency calls should be made for injured, aggressive, sick and suffering, or animals obstructing traffic.
- Report the lost pet on Pet Harbor at www.petharbor.com.
- Post the lost pet on many different social media sites including Facebook, Twitter, Craigslist, Nextdoor, Pawboost and any other resources available so that an owner may see them. If you cannot hold the pet, please call (951) 358-7387.
- If you find kittens, please leave them alone unless they are sick, injured or in immediate danger. Find out why.
LIST YOUR PET ON PETCO LOVE LOST
Petco Love Lost is a, searchable national database that uses patented facial recognition technology to make finding lost pets quicker and easier. Uploaded photos of a missing dog or cat are immediately scanned to determine whether the lost pet is at a participating shelter or with a neighbor in the community.