Lost Pet Prevention


Up to 15% of pets go missing each year…help make sure your pet is not one of them, and that if they are, you can get them home quickly!

At the Ottawa Humane Society, we’re here to help.

Prevent your pet from going too far!

Nobody expects their pet to get lost, but it happens — a lot. Some pets are very adventurous. There may be alluring smells outside, or other animals. Some pets startle easily. The good news is, you can take steps to prevent your pet from going too far. Review our printable Lost Pet Prevention Checklist with your family, and make sure you’ve taken all the steps you can to keep your pet safe!

Lost Pet Prevention Checklist

Find Your Lost Pet Fast!

If your pet does become lost, act quickly. Some pets may find their way home on their own, but many don’t. Time is critical to getting your lost pet back.

Finding your lost cat  Finding your lost dog