Return the pet to its owner.
If the pet owner is easily identifiable, contact the owner
and arrange delivery.
If you see a vet I.D. or if the pet is injured, go to the vet.
Just remember, you may be responsible for any charges
incurred at the vet’s office.
Call or drop off to a shelter or animal control agency.
If you’re not able to care for the pet, a shelter or agency
can. Most of them can scan for microchip identification,
too. Find a local shelter here.
Keep the pet at your home.
Just continue to try to locate the owner. As always, use
caution with any unfamiliar animal.
Found Pet Online Resources:
Here are some other resources with info about handling a
lost pet you’ve found:
Once returned, consider the feelings of the lost pet owner.
It’s best not to scold a pet owner no matter what the
circumstances. Accidents do happen. And remember, returning a
lost pet is a good deed. Feel proud.