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Lost Dog

If you have lost a dog please contact our office immediately at 419-354-9242. We are often the most likely agency to find or hear about your dog.

View our latest list of impounded dogs. The date and time the list was last updated can be found in the lower left corner of the list. Always visit the shelter in person to look for your lost dog.

Ask to fill out a lost dog report in person or over the phone in case we receive a call regarding your dog. Do not soley rely on the lost report, continue to check in person at the shelter for your dog. The shelter is often unable to match dogs with lost reports due to each individual's opinion regarding breed, color and other reported information.

In addition, two cities in Wood County employ animal control officers. If you reside within or near any listed below please contact them.

Bowling Green Police Department
Tom Sieving, Animal Control Officer
Perrysburg City Police Department
Jeff Studer, Animal Control Officer

In addition, you may contact your local police or Sheriff's office in the event someone has contacted them with information.

It is also advisable to post flyers with the dog's picture, description, date lost, area lost, and your contact information at veterinary clinics, pet stores, groomers, boarding kennels, grocery stores, and post offices. Submit an ad in local newspapers as well.

Check the Wood County Lost & Found dog Facebook page.

If you live close to another county contact their dog shelter as well. Dog Warden Directory

Found Dog

If you have found a dog in Wood County please contact our office immediately at 419-354-9242. If the dog is wearing a Wood County dog license you may attempt to obtain the owner's information by searching the online dog licensing database by license number. We can either pick the dog up from you or we can fill out a found dog report over the phone in the event an owner calls regarding the dog.

Take the dog to a local veterinarian's office or to our office to be scanned for a microchip.

Check the newspaper for lost dog ads, as well as pet stores, groomers, boarding kennels, grocery stores, and post offices for lost dog flyers. Contact your local police or sheriff's office as well.

If you have found a dog please contact the county dog warden of the county in which the dog was found. Please do not transport found dogs out of the county in which they were found.