MISSING DOG TIPS (city)

IF YOUR DOG IS MISSING IN THE CITY OF WINNIPEG

1. Immediately put a large MISSING DOG sign in front of your yard so that if someone is walking around with your dog, they know where to find you.

2. Talk to your neighbors and nearby residents. Ask them to check their yards, under their decks, garages, or any place an animal may have been able to get into.

3. Call 311 ASAP to report your dog missing. Alternatively, you can file a report at: http://winnipeg.ca/shared/htmlsnippets/MailForm.asp?Recipient=311

4. Contact the Winnipeg Humane Society ASAP at 204-982-2025 to file a report & also email a picture of your dog to reception@winnipeghumanesociety.ca

5. Contact the local veterinary clinics in the area to see if your dog has been turned in.

6. Put large neon posters up in and around the area where your dog is missing from:

i. NEON SIGN INSTRUCTIONS (see below)

NOTE: NEON SIGNS ARE NOT PERMITTED IN CERTAIN AREAS. PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING INFO FROM THE CITY OF WINNIPEG: www.winnipeg.ca/publicworks/streets/TemporarySigns.asp

 

7. Create your FREE flyer and social media links at www.helpinglostpets.com

8. Contact radio stations as they will sometimes broadcast missing pets.

9. Put an ad on Kijiji under – “Pets, Lost & Found”.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: If your dog has been missing more than 1 day, make sure you go to Winnipeg Humane Society and Winnipeg Animal Services daily to see if your dog has been turned in. 

It is critical that you go in person to Animal Services at 1057 Logan Ave. They are open 8:30 am – 6:00 pm Mon – Fri and 12:00 – 5:00 pm Sat and Sun. If a dog comes in with no valid license on, Animal Services will hold it for 3 days. If a dog comes in wearing a valid license, Animal Services will hold the dog for 10 days. Make sure to bring proof of ownership, pictures, vet bills etc when attending to Animal Services.

Licenses can be purchased by calling 311 or by visiting Winnipeg.ca.

Please, once your dog is found, take down all posters & delete your Kijiji ads.


AFTER HOUR VETERINARY CLINICS

clock iconSouthglen Vet   |   204-452-0077  (730 St. Anne’s Rd)

Plessis Vet   |   204-691-8838  (17 – 1783 Plessis Ave.)

Pembina Vet   |   204-452-9427  400 Pembina Hwy (Pembina Veterinary is open 24/7 for emergencies)

The above clinics will accept lost dogs after hours if they have available space for them. During business hours many clinics will also accept lost dogs to their facilities to ensure their safety.

If you have lost a dog and it is after regular business hours contact these Vets as well in case someone has called them or dropped your dog off with them.