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The Ohio Pet License Plates are vehicle
registration tags that raise funds for
education, spay and neuter of pets for
low-income families, and for dogs and
cats adopted from qualifying agencies.

Order at your Deputy Registrar's office,

OPlates.com, or call 1-800-589-Tags.  
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What should I do if I have lost or found a pet?

*IF YOU FOUND A DOG THAT'S WEARING A DOG TAG YOU CAN LOOK UP THE OWNER BY

CLICKING HERE

1) Gather all of the information that you can.

-Breed/Color/Sex/markings/collar/tags

-Where and when the animal was lost or found and a recent picture

 

2) Immediate Steps to take -

  • Call in the description to WXTQ's Pooch Patrol. 740-593-6651

  • Call the dog shelters that are closest to where you live.

  • Submit the description and picture to Friends of the Shelter Dogs on Facebook.

  • Submit the description and picture to Athens County Lost and Found Pets on Facebook.

  • Please list the dog in both the Athens Messenger and the Athens News. They are free.

  • Post signs with description and picture in vet offices and businesses around where the dog was lost/found. Also give one to your mail carrier.

  • Walk/drive around asking your closest neighbors if they have lost/found a dog.

  • Visit the dog shelters that are closest to where you live, take a sign with the description and picture to leave at the shelter. GO EVERY DAY! 

 

**Please note - if you have found a dog, don't give info such as if it was wearing a collar, if neutered, distinguishing marks. Make the person trying to claim the dog describe them to you.**

 

Important Resources you can use –

 

- Pooch Patrol - http://wxtq.com/poochpatrol/

 

-Athens County Dog Shelter – 13333 State Route 13, Chauncey OH 45719, Phone # 740-593-5415

 

-ACDS Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/athenscountydogshelter/timeline

 

-Friends of the Shelter Dogs Facebook page -  https://www.facebook.com/athensfosd

 

-Athens county lost/found pets Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/athenslostfoundpets