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10 Tips To Ensure You Won’t Lose Your Dog

July is National Lost Pet Prevention Month and serves as an important reminder to make sure your pet stays safe and does not get lost. Even if you believe you are the safest pet owner, it’s always smart to make sure you have a checklist in case something happens.

by Sarah Greenwald
July 12th

Chance comes home after a decade

The black-and-white Staffordshire Terrier was one day away from being put down, when a microchip scan revealed his owner who lost the pooch a decade ago.

by DogTime
January 17th, 2014

National Shelter Appreciation Week 2013

Established by the Humane Society in 1996, this week encourages people to get involved with local animal rescues and shelters; find out how you can help and build awareness.

by DogTime
November 5th, 2013

Indiana woman reunites with stolen dog after 5 years

In 2008, Indiana resident Jennifer Koczan arrived home only to make a tragic discovery — her dog, a then 3-year-old Rottweiler named Sasha, had been stolen. Koczan says she was devastated, and had really never stopped grieving for the loss of her dog.“I never thought I would see her again,” Koczan tells ABC News 7 […]

by DogTime Staff
August 21st, 2013

When grungy and hungry mean lost, not forgotten

That scraggy, skinny dog or cat who wanders around your neighborhood may not be a stray, but a household pet who may have run away from home and become lost.

by Nina Stively
August 16th, 2013

British authorities approve microchip mandate

While 60 percent of Britain’s 8 million dogs already have microchips — small biocompatible chips inserted beneath the pet’s skin that, with a code, are linked to the owner’s contact information — that percentage is not good enough for government officials hoping to cut down on the number of loose and homeless dogs in their […]

by DogTime Staff
February 6th, 2013

Owner and Beagle reunite after shelter scans microchip

When staff members at the Humane Society of Southern Arizona (HSSA) began the process of taking in a Beagle last week, it seemed like the process would be pretty standard. But then they scanned for a microchip, and what they found was a surprise to them all.Stephen, the 4-year-old Beagle dropped off as a stray […]

by DogTime
April 4th, 2012
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