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For twenty years, my wife and I have lived in the desert, in a hilly region north of Tucson, with an abundance of wildlife surrounding us. Due to my wife’s allergies to dogs and cats, we had never sought to be pet owners, but one day, that decision was made …

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Pit Bull Parent: Lost Dog Report

by Kirstyn Northrop Cobb, guest contributor, Pit Bull Parent • Jan 23 , 2014

We’ve all seen the lost dog reports. We worry about the dogs and wonder about the outcome. Today, I was one of those families who lost their dogs. And let me tell you, it was terrifying. I let my dog out into the yard around 9:30 am one morning. It …

Of the many cats I’ve known over the years, I’ve lost four. Two never returned. I know the heartbreak of looking for and missing a beloved cat. My cat Coco (Merlin’s sister) went missing many years ago in Toronto. I canvassed the neighborhood, put up posters and felt her presence …

Keeping critters safe from MY rambunctious pets this summer is my top summer pet safety project, as you know from my June blog. But during this month of picnics and camping, fireworks and boating, it is also important to keep in mind your pet really is safer at home. And …

When Michelle Sikorski and her father were ordered by the fire marshal to leave their home as the Black Forest fire raced toward it, they couldn’t locate their pets and time was running out, according to a USA Today video report. Imagine their anguish of having to leave without them. …

While driving on a back road a couple of weeks ago, I came across a stray dog running down the shoulder of the road. I pulled over, grabbed a leash and approached her. She was skiddish and didn’t know where she was, so I moved slowly. Eventually I was able …

Here’s another sweet lost-cat reunion story from our partner HomeAgain. You can help lost pets get home again: Sign up to receive lost pet alerts when a dog or cat goes missing in your area.\ Never Say Never — by Leticia in Davis, CA Almost 8 years ago, in the …

Still thinking about whether you should get your pet microchipped? Check out this story of a woman reunited with her dog after ten years. The reason? The dog’s microchip was linked back to his mom from ten years earlier. Thanks to Petfinder’s Chip FurKeeps program, it’s a lot easier for …

I recently came across a story of a police officer in Texas, who stopped traffic to save a Rat Terrier that was near the highway. The officer, Kyle Jones, was driving down the busy highway in the pouring rain, when he saw the small dog approaching the road. Without hesitation …

Here’s another great lost-dog reunion story from our partner HomeAgain. You can help lost pets get home again: Sign up to receive lost pet alerts when a dog or cat goes missing in your area. Caesar leaves the motel — by Michael in Huntersville, NC Caesar (aka Sugar Bear) and …

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