Lost and Found Pets

What to do if you've lost your pet

Act immediately!

  1. Notify your local shelters, veterinary hospitals, Metro Animal Control, The Tennessean classifieds.
  2. Notify the Nashville Humane Association; complete a lost pet report describing the pet's:
  • Appearance: breed, coat type, ears, tail, age, weight, sex, color, etc.
  • Identification: tags, microchip, etc.
  • Location: where your pet lives, when and where your pet was last seen
  1. Email the report to sherrie@nashvillehumane.org
  2. Include a photo of the pet

What to do if you found a pet

  1. Notify veterinary hospitals, Metro Animal Control and place a found ad in The Tennessean classifieds.
  2. Complete a found pet report describing the pet's:
  • Appearance: breed, coat type, ears, tail, age, weight, sex, color, etc.
  • Identification: tags, etc.
  • Location: where you found the pet
  1. Email the report to sherrie@nashvillehumane.org
  2. Include a photo of the pet
  3. Take the animal to your vet or local shelter to be scanned for a microchip; this could quickly lead you to the owner

You may also want to make up lost/found flyers to place in the area where you lost or found the pet.