Pets & Instant Adoption...
Brooklyn's Prospect Park & Vicinity
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Pets & Adoption
Rescue Committee/ Rescue Organizations
Basic Information: Lose or find a dog?
Lost Dog at G-mail.com
E-mail your information including
a cell phone number
(both one and the same). We
often pick up and post these messages while
in the park via smartphone and resolve the
How it works...
Not only will your pet be posted on this page,
we e-mail 700+ FIDO members for free, the
majority of whom live within a few miles of
Prospect Park & Downtown Brooklyn. That's
a lot of eyes and ears when it comes to
lost/found dog posters. While FIDO is not a
rescue organization, per se, we will do all
that we can to help by posting notices on this
page for a reasonable length of time.
- There is no way to post your
your notice yourself. Much of what we post
goes automatically to FIDO
Brooklyn Facebook but we encorage
you to post your information about
lost/found dogs there as well to save
for replies about your pet.
Getting back your missing dog
ways to post a lost/found/stolen dogs...
Register your lost dog with
Mayor's Alliance Volunteers
Stolen dog - extortion over phone...
Brief word about lost cats...
you lose your dog...
Always have ID on your
pet's collar at all times... Almost ALL the pets
listed below had no ID!
you lose your tags – replace them immediately!
Don't leave them on your "to do" list.
Microchips are not infallible. Believe it or
not the chip in your dog's body may not match
the chip number on the paperwork so neither
Home Again or AC&C will have the correct
NYC Dog Locater
If you find a dog that has a New
York City dog license tag, use
the NYC Dog eLocator to help reunite
him or her with the owner.
Enter the license number (a 7 digit number
on the dog license tag),
your name, email and/or telephone number.
An email will be sent to the dog’s
registered owner asking them to contact you.
An email is also sent to the Department of
Health and Mental Hygiene, which will try to
contact the owner by telephone and/or mail
in case the owner doesn’t have a valid email
address on file.
their "Found Dog" listings as well because
if these prove to be abandoned animals, they
may need fostering or adoption as well. With
persistence, these animals do finds loving
homes. But you have to do the work! See our
Adoption/Rescue/ Rescue Organizations/
While reputable shelters and
adoption organizations attempt to pre-screen
their animals, rescue/fostering/adoption
requires additional diligence because some dogs
may have serious behavioral problems that aren't
evident at first glance; in particular
Even an abandoned, emaciated
dog, once it begins to feel fit, might display a
behavior that puts all household members at
risk. Good intentions on your part, may not
count for anything....
If this proves to be the case, be prepared to do
the work necessary to make the dog manageable;
consult with a trainer before coming out to the
park. See our rescue section for more tips