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I found a lost puppy on the street with no tags, what can I do?

There is no name, phone number or address. I took the dog home, gave her a bath, fed her and went back to where I picked her up and waited for 1 hr.. nobody showed up. Should I call the police? Will they put her in a shelter? I'd rather keep her at my house and wait until somebody puts up a lost dog sign, then contact them. Is this okay? Please help.
  • Answers
  • Capture and contain it with care. If you see a stray cat or dog, try to capture and contain the animal if circumstances permit.
    Call the authorities.
    Check for ID.
    Get the pet scanned for a microchip.
    Take pets with no ID to an animal shelter. ...
    Post fliers.
    neha · 0 0
  • Have you had him checked for a microchip? He really should be taken to your local Shelter which is where anybody with a missing dog wouldl usually be checking regularly. If you 'd like to keep the dog should nobody come forward to claim him, then let the Shelter people know so you can be considered if necessary. Just keeping a stray is theft.

    ps You might check the notice boards in your local vets - people often leave a missing poster there.
    Verulam · 1 0
  • homeless shelter
    Hannah · 0 0
  • If the puppy has been registered it will be microchipped. Take it to the RSPCA or equivalent and have it checked. A vet can do it for you too.
    tentofield · 1 0