LOST PETS


If you have lost a pet, notify all agencies listed below immediately. Place a sign in your yard, but NOT on utility poles or street signs.  In Festus, they will be removed.

IT IS BEST TO LIST A PET BY ITS COLOR AND SIZE, NOT JUST ITS BREED! Many animals never get home, because people list an animal's breed incorrectly. It happens OFTEN. When reporting a lost or found dog, list it by color and size.  We cannot emphasize this enough. Even the pet's owner will sometimes misidentify their pets breed.

Most newspapers list a "Found" pet, for free.  All Veterinarians have bulletin boards to list pets...call them and ask to have pet posted on their board.  Many people DO find their lost dog at the St Louis Humane Society...so, please, contact ALL agencies -Do not limit yourself to just local!

Below are some helpful telephone numbers and contacts:
KJFF Radio 937-5005 (every weekday morning/listeners can call in with info)
Festus 636-933-3619 / Crystal City 636-937-4601 / Pevely 636-475-7405 / Arnold 636-282-2387/
Jefferson County 636-797-5577 / Open Door 671-5439 / APA 314-645-4610 /
Humane Society of Missouri 314-647-8800 / www.Lostandpound.com  is a free web site that sends the information out to all registered facilities.

FOUND PETS

  
If you have found a pet, notify all agencies immediately. Place a sign in your yard, NOT on utility poles or street signs.  In Festus, they will be removed.

IT IS BEST TO LIST A PET BY ITS COLOR AND SIZE, NOT JUST ITS BREED! Many animals never get home, because people list an animal's breed incorrectly.  It happens OFTEN.  Even a dogs owner sometimes misidentify their pet's breed.  When reporting a lost or found dog, list its color and size!  WE CANNOT EMPHASIZE THIS ENOUGH!!

Most newspapers list a "Found" pet for free and all veterinarians have a bulletin board.  Call them and ask to have the pet's information put on their board. Do not assume an animal is a stray.  Have it checked for a microchip with Animal Control or a veterinarian and ALWAYS report a FOUND animal to your local Animal Control.