Some dogs escape by digging and burrowing under a gate or fence. While Others are accomplished jumpers and climbers, able to get over a gate or fence you’d struggle to conquer. Others are a clever sort, learning how to undo latches, turn door handles, and bend wire to create a hole large enough for the animal to squeeze through.
Make certain that all precautions are taken in order to make recovery of your furry friend, easy. Your pet should be properly identified with tags on his collar that are constructed out of engraved metal, and designed to stand up to the test of time. PetHub uses a special tag that comes with a unique bar code, linked to your pet’s profile page on the site, sort of like Facebook for pets!
Microchipping, saves millions of lost pets from unfortunate euthanization each year. When an animal is brought into a shelter, pound, veterinarian’s office, or animal emergency clinic, the first thing that’s done is to scan for a microchip. This almost invisible chip allows your dog to “communicate”, giving a medical history, and information on how to get in touch with his owners or his veterinarian.
Dogs that are not spayed or neutered are more likely to run than those who have been, due to their natural biological instincts. Likewise, a large dog cooped up in an apartment all day is more likely to break free from his leash and run than one who has plenty of outlets for exercise and activity. Dogs don’t run away from home with the intention of never returning, they simply get bored, fearful, or inclined to follow their natural instincts regarding predatory behavior and reproduction.
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