Monday, August 26, 2013
michiganpaw.org aim to reconnect lost pets and owners
Their new map feature will help people contact an animal shelter that may have their cat or dog. The map also helps people find the right shelter if they discover a lost pet.
Linda Reider of the Michigan Humane Society says most counties have a single shelter that holds stray animals, but urban areas could have many. Michigan law requires shelters to hold stray animals for four to seven days, depending on whether they have a tag or some other identification.
Pets usually kept indoors are the ones most frequently found without identification.