The information here provides specific and proven skills to find and recover lost pets. Sadly many pets do not return home because of common mistakes made by well intentioned people. Here you will find detailed actions which will greatly increase the odds of finding a missing pet using a strategy, techniques and tools for effective recovery. While most of the techniques and tools can be used by any pet owner, many of the actions are designed to create pet recovery expertise for individuals or groups with a passion for helping others get their pets safely home.
By default I will often refer to dogs, however all of the Strategy and most of the Techniques and Tools apply to cat recovery too. For information unique to cats, please refer to the "Just For Cats" page.