Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Lost Pet

Visiting the shelter is the best way to determine if we have your pet. We welcome you to call everyday however mistakes can be made due to discrepancies in description.  You are encouraged to visit the shelter at least twice a week.

Your Pet is your responsibility

  • Make sure it is licensed and wearing its tag.
  • Only you can identify your pet when it is not wearing any identification.
  • All pets that enter the shelter are scanned for micro chips.

When Your Pet Is Missing

  • Check the entire house and yard.
  • Check and alert neighbors/postal carrier to be on the lookout.
  • Patrol neighboring streets.
  • Contact Animal Control daily by phone.  Visit the shelter at least every 3 days.  Complete a Lost report and include a photo.  It will be kept on file for 30 days.  
  • Check the local papers for found animal ads.
  • Check local Veterinarians for injured strays.
  • Place a lost ad in your local newspaper.
  • Place flyers at shelters, vets and local stores.

If your pet is at the shelter

  • If your pet is impounded and not wearing a collar it will be held at the shelter in Mt Pleasant for at least 4 working days.
  • If your pet is wearing a collar or other identification it will be held for at least 7 working days.
  • An exception may be made if the animal is sick or injured to the extent that the holding would cause undo suffering or if the animal has an infectious or contagious disease.
  • Animal Control will attempt to contact the owners of animals wearing licenses or other identification by telephone or mail whenever possible.Visiting the shelter is the best way to determine if we have your pet. We welcome you to call everyday however mistakes can be made due to discrepancies in description.  You are encouraged to visit the shelter at least twice a week
Redemption Fees
Dogs   Felines
First Impound
Second Impound
Impound
Daily Boarding Fee
$35.00
$55.00
$75.00
$10.00
  Impound Fee
Daily Boarding Fee
$10.00
$ 2.00