Missing Your Pet?

Have you Lost a Pet?
Here's what you should do.

Every pet has a better chance of finding its way home if they are microchipped.

  • Step 1

    Your pet may have been taken to the Hamilton County Animal Shelter. Check Cincinnati Animal CARE's Lost and Found Pets page to see if your pet has been brought in. You can also check Cincinnati Animal CARE's Facebook page for daily pictures of animals brought to the shelter.

  • Step 2

    Notify the Hamilton County Animal Shelter (Cincinnati Animal CARE) that your pet is missing. Send a private Facebook message with a current photo, information about the date and location your pet went missing, and your contact information. 

  • Step 3

    Post your pet's picture, name, date, and location lost from and your contact information on Nextdoor and as many Facebook pages as possible including pages local to your community (search your part of town) and those focused on pet lost and found reports such as Cincinnati Tri-State Area Lost and Found Pets, Pawboost, and Hamilton County Pet Finder. 

  • Step 4

    Check out Petco Love Lost which is a national database that utilizes facial recognition.

  • Step 5

    Once you find your pet, please be sure to remove all "missing" flyers and social media posts.

  • Step 6

    NEVER GIVE UP! People have found their pets years after they go missing.

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