When a pet goes missing, love is on the line. Time, strategy, and dedication can make all the difference to reunion. Your dog, your cat, and you matter to us. Every search is different, and not every owner needs the same kind of help! We can assist in the ways you need it most. We offer consulting services (search strategy, signage, and social media) and, when available, ground support and K9 area search, cat detection and remains detection search.
Our all-volunteer search and support services are free to owners and rescues searching for their missing pets. The WagBack Lost Pet Search Team is headed by Susannah Charleson, CPDT-KA, a 14-year search-and-rescue K9 handler and search/service dog trainer, who completed cross-training in lost pet search techniques with Kat Albrecht in 2016 and the Missing Animal Response Technician Field Course. Charleson has worked search for missing persons since 2001 and for lost pets since 2015 . WagBack formalized in 2016.
Because we are an all-volunteer team, we limit our case-load to a number we can successfully support. Even if we are unavailable to mount a ground search for you, we may be able to help you search strategically through our phone consultation services.
PT4 Street Dog Rescues is committed to safely trapping hard-to-catch street dogs in the community of Austin, Texas by surveillance, monitoring, and then captures with humane animal traps and enclosures. Because it is just me, I limit my case-load to one dog at a time. Please go back to the tab on this site “Lost Pet Help” It has the latest information on lost pet recovery.
I am not a “rescue group” that boards, fosters or shelter’s dogs. I cannot take in dogs that I capture. I work with rescue groups, and Good Samaritans to place a captured dog in a foster home, forever home or no-kill organization.
LOST CAT FINDER — Kim Freeman is a certified MAR Technician specializing in lost cats. Available for phone & email consultations, strategy coaching, feline profiling, shelter searches, flyer posting and on-site physical searches.
Offers instant search guides: “How to Find a Lost Cat” and a “How-to” video, both available via Amazon and on her website: http://www.lostcatfinder.com
Log of recent found cat photos and testimonials are on her Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/LostCatFinder
LARG (Lost Animal Resource Group) is a volunteer-based East Coast organization that tracks, finds and humanely captures lost family pets, stray dogs, cats and other animals. Typically, these animals can’t be easily caught, picked up or captured through ordinary means. Getting these animals to safety often requires patience, strategy, skill and equipment, as well as time and resources.
Our volunteers do this work because we have a passion for saving at-risk animals and helping families. We work on these cases before, during and after our normal work and lives. Most of our volunteers operate in Maryland, however we also serve surrounding areas based on volunteer availability. We also train and network with other humane trappers in other areas. Because of our organization’s specialized experience, we work with families on cases across the United States.
Our organization is very specialized – We focus on field rescue of animals who are not already safely contained; our primary focus is getting them to safety. LARG is currently supported by our volunteers who put their own time and money into this service.
The animals we help to rescue often have no one else who is able or willing to search for them, or take the time to rescue them from their life of danger, suffering and loneliness. These animals might be dumped, lost or stray, but they still deserve to be helped.
Lost Pet Specialist, Bonnie Hale, provides lost pet services in Texas and most adjacent states. Services include initial consultation (free), onsite searches with trained search dogs, and in-depth phone consultations.