Lost Pet

Never Loose Hope

It is one of the most devastating forms of loss, if not the worst, since there often is no closure and you are left wondering what happened in perpetuity. One of the most determining factors in the success of your pet being found and returned to you, is how fast you act. Time is of the essence! Do not procrastinate! Print as many flyers as you can and post them EVERYWHERE.

Before It Happens

  • Microchip your pet
  • Keep microchip information up to date
  • Collar with tags required by law
  • Collar with tags with owner contact information
  • Always have current clear photos
  • Write down detailed physical description

Act Immediately

  • Contact animal control
  • Contact animal shelters
  • Contact animal rescues
  • Create a "Lost/Missing Pet" flyer
  • Notify microchip company, if applicable
  • Post flyers in your neighborhood
  • Post on social media
  • Visit veterinary offices
  • Visit groomers
  • Visit pet suppliers
  • Ask your neighbors
  • Look at known hiding places
  • Leave food and water outside
  • Leave a piece of your clothing outside
  • Drive and walk around the immediate neighborhood
  • Expand search to nearby areas
  • Place ads in local papers

Create A LOST PET Flyer

  • Offer a non-specific reward
  • Include at least one great photo
  • List name
  • List age
  • List breed
  • List characteristics
  • List distinguishing marks
  • List type of collar that was worn
  • Include date of loss
  • Include last seen area


Contact Your Las Vegas Shelters

  • The Animal Foundation

655 N Mojave Road

Las Vegas, NV 89101

(702) 384-3333

  • Henderson Animal Shelter

300 E Galleria Drive

Henderson, NV 89011

(702) 267-4970

  • Boulder City Animal Shelter

810 Yucca Street

Boulder City, NV 89005

(702) 293-9283

  • Nevada SPCA

4800 W Dewey Drive

Las Vegas, NV 89118

(702) 873-7722

Contact Your Las Vegas Rescues

  • Heaven Can Wait Animal Society

(702) 227-5555

  • Las Vegas Valley Humane Society

(702) 434-2009

  • A Home 4 Spot

(702) 772-2211

  • Animal Help Alliance

(702) 718-4737

  • Adopt A Rescue Pet

(702) 798-8663

  • Hearts Alive Village

(702) 870-0065

  • The Animal Network

(702) 582-7534

Healthy Paws Pet Insurance and Foundation.

Healthy Paws Pet Insurance and Foundation.