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​Notify neighbors and search areas thoroughly, especially in the evening as many pets become frightened and hide in the daytime. Door-to-door canvassing may provide leads as well. Always be sure leave your phone number and address.  A
​Look for identification. A name/identification tag can lead you directly to the owner. Rabies tags and shelter tags also have traceable numbers. If there are no identification tags, consider taking the animal to a vet or shelter that has a microchip scanner, to check for an implanted microchip. 
What To Do If You Lose  A Pet
What To Do If You Have Found A Pet
 Lost Dogs and Cats

Lost and Found Pets
Have You Lost or Found  a Pet?

​First, be sure and check with Mesa County Animal Services (MCAS) at:  (970) 242-4646 or check their interactive website.

E-mail us a picture and description and we will post it on this site for 30 days for free.

A great tool to utilize is Mesa County Lost and Found Pets on Facebook. 
After Hours Drop Off  
If you have found a pet before or after business hours, you may drop him or her off at our drop off kennels in front of our main entrance. To gain access to the kennels you must call the number on the sign and follow the instructions. These strays will go to MCAS to help find their owners.
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How Not to Lose Your Cat
Go to the Animal Shelters that serves your area as soon as possible and be sure to bring a current photograph of  your pet. It is very important that you come in person to look through the kennels at least every three (3) days after filing a
Lost or Found a Pet?  
Just send us a picture of the  Lost or Found Pet and we will put it here. See information below for what to include with your picture of the lost or found pet. Picture and info will be kept on the website for 30 days unless notified that your pet has been found.
When e-mailing or bringing in pictures and information about lost or found pets, please include the following information:

  • Species - Dog or Cat and Breed, and whether male or female
  • Name of Pet
  • Date and Time Lost or Found 
  • Location Lost or Found - include major cross streets
  • Name and Phone Number of Owner or Person Finding the Pet
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Our dog went missing on 5.9.14 She is a brown & white (some brindle markings) pitbull, she answers to Nanna and she is 7 years old and wearing a pink studded leather collar. She was last seen in the 1500 Block of White Ave. She might be a bit aggressive if she is scared. If you have seen her please call me anytime of day or night. Our other family dog of 13 years recently passed away and we can't imagine losing Nanna too. Please help us find her. Thank You... 970.261.5149 or 970.270.7891
FOUND 5/9/14
Old honey tan medium Shepard cattle dog mix with thick coat of hair and fuzzy tail. Walks very slowly. Has bump on right paw and swollen neck. May need medical attention. Quiet and gentle. No collar and worn teeth. Found wondering on Purdy Mesa in Whitewater on Friday 5/9. Please call Kris @ 970-245-7595 or email :
LOST  7/28/14
LOST 5/9/14
LOST - 5/1/14
Female, Tri-color Corgi, 5-years-old, 25 pounds, with pink and white camo collar. Her name is Mollie. We were outside in the yard when she went missing, in the area of Adobe Golf Course in Fruita, just to the east. Reward offered! Please call Serena with any info! 970-640-1171.
If you have lost or found a pet, please send us a picture and description and we will place it here.

We also highly recommend that you contact Mesa County Animal Services (MCAS) as all surrendered canine strays go to their location at : 

971A Coffman Road, Whitewater, CO 81527
Phone: 970-242-4646 
website (stray list):

Directions: Hwy. 50 on Orchard Mesa, to 31 Road, south past the landfill, to MCAS.

 If you have a lost pet, we always recommend that you visit  MCAS regularly as only you can properly identify your lost companion. 

Sox, male feline. Missing on July 12th, 2014 off B and 30 Road in Orchard Mesa. Please contact Jen: 970.596.9938 or Matt: 970.596.9937
Cat named Bradley. Male, Short Hair, Grey and white pattern, micro-chipped
Lost in the Redlands area, Cross streets- Broadway and Independence Valley Drive
Please call 970-261-7561 OR 970-270-7947